Project Glass

  • Report: Wearable Computing Will Soon Intensify The Platform Wars

    Report: Wearable Computing Will Soon Intensify The Platform Wars

    Google made quite a splash with its Project Glass video earlier this month. While Google’s vision of wearable computing still looks a bit like science fiction today, a new report by Forrester analyst Sarah Rotman Epps argues that “in three years, wearables will matter to every product strategist” and that smart developers should start experimenting with applications for… Read More

  • Jon Stewart Tackles Google Project Glass And Facebook Buying Instagram [Video]

    Jon Stewart Tackles Google Project Glass And Facebook Buying Instagram [Video]

    Bubble or not, the tech world is operating at a level of craziness right now. Google announced they’re working on connected augmented reality glasses that just might change everything. Then, just a few days later, Mark Zuckerberg actually did change everything for the employees of a tiny but very important photo sharing app. Of course Jon Stewart had to weigh in including making what… Read More

  • Project Glass Could Be Called Google Eye When It Lands On Your Face

    Project Glass Could Be Called Google Eye When It Lands On Your Face

    Project Glass sounds like a super-villain’s secret weapon, so Google may need to give its wearable augmented reality device a friendlier name. Luckily the search giant owns the domain GoogleEye.com, so the high-tech monocle may be called Google Eye when it eventually starts selling to the public. Google has the URL locked down through registrar MarkMonitor, which it also uses to… Read More

  • Microsoft’s SemanticMap: After Project Glass, Another Take On How To Make The World More User-Specific

    Microsoft’s SemanticMap: After Project Glass, Another Take On How To Make The World More User-Specific

    Augmented reality seems to be all the rage this week: Microsoft earlier today got in touch to give us the heads up on some technology it’s been working on — its designs for how to make a user’s experience of a location specific only to that user — one day after Google revealed more details about its own take on that idea in the form of Project Glass. Called SemanticMap… Read More

  • Apple and Facebook Should Be Terrified Of Google-Tinted Glasses

    Apple and Facebook Should Be Terrified Of Google-Tinted Glasses

    Google’s augmented reality eyewear is coming to disrupt your face and your business model. If you don’t even have to pull your phone out to take a photo, get directions, or message with friends, why would you need to buy the latest iPhone or spend so much time on Facebook? It could be a year before Google eyewear reaches stores, but that’s why these and other tech companies… Read More

  • Google’s ‘Project Glass’ Augmented Reality Glasses Are Real And In Testing

    Google’s ‘Project Glass’ Augmented Reality Glasses Are Real And In Testing

    After weeks of speculation and rumors, Google has officially pulled back the curtain on what they have come to call Project Glass — a pair of augmented reality glasses that seek to provide users real-time information right in front of their eyes. “We think technology should work for you — to be there when you need it and get out of your way when you don’t,”… Read More