It may sound weird, but the idea of smart glasses actually looking like a standard pair of spectacles is a bit far-fetched. But ION Glasses take on Google Glass and the competition with a fairly traditional looking pair of hipster specs.Read More
Now that Google Glass is out in the public, what does the future hold for the device? Will we as a society accept this device, and what apps would we use? Toronto-based creative agency Playground Inc. has answered this question with a concept video that envisions what we may be using Glass for in the coming months.
Google I/O is here again, and with many questions being asked around Google Glass, Android and Chrome OS, it's fair to say hype is rather significant. New Rising Media will be streaming the entire event LIVE.
Google has published a list of technical specifications for the upcoming head-mounted device Glass. These include a 640x360 display, the equivalent of a "25 inch high definition screen from eight feet away," a 5 megapixel camera with 720p video capture, 16 GB of storage (with 12 GB being usable), and audio delivered via a bone conduction transducer.
It appears Google has some much-needed competition, then, in its efforts to develop an augmented-reality head-mounted display - Vuzix has just announced the M100 hands-free smartphone display and communications system.