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Augmedix nabs $17M to ‘rehumanize’ doctor/patient relations using Google Glass

Google Glass is no longer being marketed to consumers, but its enterprise business continues to pick up pace, and today one of the more promising companies developing medical services using Google&#

Why the Oculus Rift won’t go the way of Google Glass

On a recent episode of our podcast we spoke about the VR industry with Matt Hartman, director of seed investments at Betaworks. When evaluating VR companies, Hartman looks for whether the company is d

Barriers To Augmented Reality Are Holding Us Back From The Holodeck

There is more money and talent invested in virtual and augmented reality than ever before. Indeed, more than $3.5 billion has been invested into virtual and augmented reality startups in the past two

VR And AR Will Be Mobile’s Demand Driver, Not Its Replacement

With each of the six biggest global consumer technology companies now deeply invested and feverishly in development, VR/AR has become too big to fail. Facebook Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR (powered by

Mobile Virtual Reality Is The Ghost Of Christmas Past

The worlds of gaming, sports, live music, commerce and adult entertainment are all primed for a revolutionary consumption shift with the advent of virtual reality (VR). Fantasy shall become reality; a

What Google Sees In Augmented Reality

Reminder: Almost 90 per cent of the revenue of the company formerly known as Google — grandly rebranded Alphabet this fall, even if everyone, including me, is still going to call Google Goog

How Tech Titans Know To Pull The Plug On Projects

Not every new idea is destined to be great. Sometimes even the most promising concepts end up in the scrap pile. You probably never heard about Google Here, but the project was so big that Alphabet CE

The New Google Glass Could Look Like A Monocle 🕵

Get ready for the Google Monocle. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted <a target="_blank" href="http://pimg-fpiw.uspto.gov/fdd/67/950/091/0.pdf">a new patent</a> to Google for a potential

Stanford Researchers Treat Autism With Google Glass

As Google retools its Glass experiment, researchers at Stanford are using the device to help autistic children recognize and classify emotions. In a small office buried inside an administrative buildi

From Kodak To Google, How Privacy Panics Distort Policy

When a new technology comes out, people are generally good at seeing through the hype that is associated with it. Many technological inventions, after all, are not immediately revolutionary -- despite

How Wearable Tech Could Spark A New Privacy Revolution

Fears over privacy are nothing new. As users began to see the sheer availability of information online, and the amount of personal data being seen and used by tech companies, they became rightly conce

Augmented And Virtual Reality To Hit $150 Billion, Disrupting Mobile By 2020

Virtual reality and augmented reality are exciting - Google Glass coming and going, Facebook’s $2 billion for Oculus, Google’s $542 million into Magic Leap, not to mention Microsoft’s HoloLens.

Google Glass Is Alive And Well And Living In The Enterprise

Rumors of Google Glass’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. Google Glass is not dead. It’s not hospitalized. It’s not gravely ill. It is not even convalescing. In fact, it’s

Listen Carefully

There are lessons to be drawn from how people are talking about the technology services they are interacting with. Not just in general terms -- whether they like or dislike a service and so on; but wh

Google Glass Is Being Trialled At European Airport

One of Europe's busiest airports, Amsterdam's Schiphol hub in the Netherlands, is trialling Google Glass for use by airport authority officers as a hands-free way to look up gate and airplane informat

Google CFO Calls Glass A Case Where The Company Needed To “Pause” And “Reset”

Google’s Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette wasn’t too optimistic about the future of Google Glass on today’s Google earnings call for Q4 2014. The executive took some time to

Today Is The Last Day To Buy Google Glass

Google is ending the Glass experiment. After today, Google will stop selling the novel device — at least in its current form. Google insists the product is still in development and it’s

Gillmor Gang: Dog Ears

The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Topics include the Nesting of Google Glass, Neil Young's Pono and mixing to the car radio, why Selma got sho

Google Glass Is Not Dead

Google ending its Glass Explorer program yesterday sparked a round of eulogies for the oft-ridiculed face computer. That's premature at best. In its current form, Glass is undoubtedly dead, but there'

Google Glass Explorer Program Shuts Down, Team Now Reports To Tony Fadell

The Google Glass project is entering a new phase today as the company is moving it out of its Google X skunkworks and turning it into a standalone project within the company, a Google spokesperson con
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