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Google Glass Is Back With An Eye Toward Business

After a lackluster initial launch, Google Glass is back. This time, the company is setting its sight on business enterprises with the Google Glass Enterprise edition.

Wearable Tech July 18, 2017

After The Anti-iPhone And Amazon Echo Competitor, Andy Rubin's Essential Smart Glasses Takes Aim At Google Glass

Essential Smart Glasses could materialize soon, according to an old patent that has been dug up. Equipped with cameras and chips for AR, it could succeed where the Google Glass failed.

Wearable Tech June 2, 2017

New Star Trek-Like Smart Glasses Give Instant Sight To The Legally Blind

Dubbed as a breakthrough electronic glasses, eSight 3 enables the blind to actually see. As it replicates vision, the device can let the visually impaired carry out virtually all daily activities independently.

Wearable Tech February 16, 2017

Apple Is Thinking About Launching Its Own Smart Glasses That Can Connect To iPhones: Is This A Good Idea?

Apple is thinking about launching its own smart glasses, according to a Bloomberg report. The device is said to be similar to the Google Glass, and will connect to the iPhones of its users.

Apple November 15, 2016

Snapchat Spectacles Is Popular Because It's Nothing Like Google Glass

When Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel unveiled the Spectacles, the device was likened to the Google Glass. The Spectacles are nothing like the Google Glass though, and that is why it has skyrocketed in popularity.

Wearable Tech November 15, 2016

Snapchat Spectacles Are Official, And Here's Why Everyone's Having Fun With It

Early owners of the Snapchat Spectacles are now getting to know their devices after its unusual rollout this week. Unboxings and early hands-on experience revealed a number of surprising things.

Wearable Tech November 12, 2016

Intel And Oakley Roll Out Radar Pace: Smart, Fitness-Tracking Eyewear That Features Real-Time Coaching System

Oakley and Intel have been developing the Radar Pace for years. It runs on the former's Real Speech technology to provide live and more natural conversational interface.

Wearable Tech October 4, 2016

Snap's Spectacles Might Have Problems: The Ups And Downs Of The Wearable

As interest mount for Spectacles, some quarters have already identified perceived weaknesses and possible long-term pitfalls. If not addressed, these issues could tie the device to Google Glass and its spectacular failure.

Wearable Tech September 26, 2016

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel Unveils Spectacles: It's Like Google Glass And Here's What It Can Do

Snapchat's new Spectacles smart glasses is capable of capturing 10-second videos using a 115-degree lens. It was announced alongside a rebranding move for a company seeking to expand its products line.

Wearable Tech September 24, 2016

Google Taps Former Motorola Chief For New Hardware Division

Google has hired former Motorola chief Rick Osterloh to lead its new hardware division. Google said this is part of the company's strategy to unify its hardware products under one roof and one leadership.

Business Tech April 29, 2016

Can't Read Your Screen? New Smartphone App Can Magnify Screen For Low-Vision Users

Researchers from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear of Harvard Medical School designed a smartphone app that allows low-vision users to magnify their screens using Google Glass. Loss of context seen in conventional zooms is eliminated by the head-motion based navigation.

Apps/Software April 24, 2016

Google Glass Enterprise Edition Spotted On eBay: How Did It End Up There?

The Google Glass Enterprise Edition, the unannounced update to Google's wearable device, was spotted in an eBay listing. The auction had an initial price of $299, but the bid amount has now reached more than $1,500.

Wearable Tech March 20, 2016

Google Glass Survives In The Form Of The Enterprise Edition: Here's What Makes It Different From The Explorer Google Glass

Plans for Google Glass continue to flourish in the form of the Google Glass Enterprise Edition. Here's what sets it apart from the Explorer Google Glass.

Wearable Tech January 28, 2016

Google Shuts Down Social Media Accounts For The Glass, While Continuing To Work On Enterprise Edition Eyewear

The continuation of the Glass currently lives under the umbrella for Project Aura, according to reports.

Wearable Tech January 25, 2016

Google Glass Enterprise Edition Revealed, Including Ability To Fold And Improved Connectivity

It turns out that those reports that surfaced during the summer had some legs, as the updated device is reportedly active in the hands of hundreds of employees working in Glass for Work startups.

Gadgets December 28, 2015

New AI Platform 'Gabriel' Will Whisper Instructions Into Your Ear

Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system called Gabriel that can whisper instructions into the ear of a user. The platform is hoped to help patients with neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's.

Wearable Tech December 3, 2015

Google Files Patent For What Could Be Next Version Of Glass

The single eyeglass monocle could be the company's latest attempt to breathe life into its idea and reintroduce the Glass with a newer version.

Wearable Tech November 27, 2015

Google Glass Used In Heart Surgery, Helps Unblock A Man’s Artery Successfully

Using Google Glass, doctors in Poland successfully completed a heart procedure to save the life of 49-year-old man. The device was integral in the completion of the surgery as it offered surgeons a clearer perspective of the heart's arteries and vessels.

Gadgets November 24, 2015

Google Glass Team Working On New Wearable Without A Screen: Report

A report saying the Google Glass team is working on a new edition of the wearable device without a screen has emerged over the Internet. This gadget is an audio-focused variant which is particularly geared towards "sport" users.

Wearable Tech November 18, 2015

The Ora-X Is An AR Display Mounted To A Pair Of Headphones

A new augmented reality device has been announced on Indiegogo that features a display that can be flipped up or down, depending on how the user wants to use it.

Gadgets October 20, 2015

Google Glass For Autism Diagnosis And Treatment? Why Not, Says Stanford Researchers

The Autism Glass Project is using Google Glass to allow children with autism to identify human emotions and recognize social cues. The system operates with the help of artificial intelligence and machine learning technology.

Wearable Tech October 20, 2015

Amazon Wants To Take On Google Glass And HoloLens, Files Augmented Reality Glasses Patent

Amazon may be prototyping some augmented reality goggles or glasses. The company is at least looking into to tech related to AR.

Wearable Tech October 17, 2015

Not Just HoloLens And Google Glass: Facebook Jumps In With Own Augmented Reality Technology

Mark Zuckerberg confirmed Facebook is looking to develop its own augmented reality technology to complement its existing work on virtual reality headsets.

Wearable Tech October 8, 2015

Samsung Sets Sights On Google Glass, Files Patent For Tech That Has Users Interact With Projected 3D Images

Samsung filed a patent application for technology that is much more advanced than what was seen in the Google Glass. The technology looks to solve the limited input method of smartglasses by projecting virtual input interfaces in mid-air and on surfaces.

Wearable Tech October 6, 2015

Google Glass Could Display Holograms Over The Real World In The Future

Google published a patent for technology that would place holograms over the real world through Google Glass. The patent adds more context to Google's investment in Magic Leap, an augmented reality startup company.

Wearable Tech October 5, 2015

Google Glass Revived As Project Aura Leading To Google's Hiring Spree

Google seems to have launched Project Aura, the company's new wearable technology initiative, back in June. One of the group's tasks is reviving Google Glass.

Wearable Tech September 17, 2015

Google Patents Technology To Keep Google Glass From Slipping Off Your Face

Google was recently awarded a patent for a dynamically adjustable headwear frame. The new innovation is likely to be bundled with Google Glass 2.

Wearable Tech September 15, 2015

Is Apple Working On Augmented Reality Headset? Ex-Microsoft's Chief HoloLens Audio Engineer's LinkedIn Provides A Clue

One analyst believes that Apple is working on its own augmented reality headset, pointing to the hiring of a former Microsoft engineer key to the HoloLens project as the latest evidence for this theory.

Wearable Tech September 1, 2015

Google Glass Is Back But You'll Only See Them In Offices

Google is reportedly bringing Google Glass to businesses in the fall. While pricing is yet to be announced, the new model is expected to cost under the original $1,500 price tag in order to stay competitive.

Wearable Tech August 2, 2015

Google's Tony Fadell Says Google Glass Can Still Be 'Important,' But It Will Take Time

Nest founder Tony Fadell says he volunteered to take over Google Glass.

Wearable Tech July 24, 2015

Google Glass Reportedly Set To Return As Rugged, Enterprise-Focused Device

Google's next version of Glass is said to be more rugged, water-resistant and not for consumers.

Wearable Tech July 21, 2015

Track Your Steps In Style With These Activity-Tracking Eyeglasses That Aren’t Google Glass

VSP Global is testing a smart glasses protoype that tracks activity via senors in the frames, while providing a stylish design for everyday wear.

Wearable Tech July 20, 2015

New Google Glass Cannot Beam You Up But It's The Enterprise Edition

A new report claims Google is working on a Google Glass Enterprise Edition that will target businesses and industrial clients after the Explorer Edition for consumers tanked.

Wearable Tech July 10, 2015

Next Google Glass Could Snap Photos When You Make A Finger Frame, Patent Suggests

Google receives a patent for a new technology that lets you take pictures simply by framing your fingers, while wearing a Google Glass, of course.

Wearable Tech July 8, 2015

Mysterious Google Device Hits FCC: GG1 Could Be Google Glass 2.0

Something that sounds an awful lot like a new version of Google Glass has shown up in FCC filings. Google only revealed what was necessary in the documents and that's just about enough to pinpoint it's Glass.

Wearable Tech July 6, 2015

Is The GG1 The Next Version Of Google Glass?

Could an FCC filing have revealed Google's next Google Glass as the GG1? Clues feel like that's a strong possibility.

July 3, 2015

Mysterious Google FCC Filing Could Be The New Google Glass

An FCC filing by Google holds certain clues that the documents refer to the next Google Glass. However, it could also be another product, as Google did a great job in hiding revealing details about the product.

Wearable Tech July 3, 2015

This Augmented Reality Headset Is The Google Glass We All Wanted

An augmented reality headset is being developed by a team of researchers at the National Physical Library, and is designed to eliminate the problems that came with Google Glass, such as having to look up to see the display.

Wearable Tech July 2, 2015

Could This Be The New Google Glass?

Newly approved patents for the Google Glass reveal that the next version of the wearable device could look much more like normal eyeglasses.

Wearable Tech June 17, 2015

Chinese Soldiers Warned By Government To Stay Away From Wearable Devices

China has warned its soldiers against wearing smartwatches, head-mounted wearables and other wearable gadgets that are Internet-connected after a recruit was found trying to capture an image of the troops at his assigned barracks.

Society May 15, 2015

Luxottica Working On Intel-Powered Google Glass 2.0

Google is working with Luxottica on the next version of Google Glass, suggesting that the second version of Glass will be much more fashion-focused. It will also be powered by Intel.

Wearable Tech April 25, 2015

Google X Team Focuses On Battery Technologies For Future Devices

Google has a small team that is focused on developing battery technology to be used in the company's future consumer devices, such as the Google Glass, one report claims.

Geek April 11, 2015

Google Glass Could Teach You Dance Moves On The Spot In Real Time

Google plans on creating a system by which Google Glass can recommend dance moves to those who wear the high tech device. The company has filed a patent indicating it is developing such technology.

March 29, 2015

Google Glass Isn't Dead, Says Chairman Schmidt: 'These Things Take TIme'

Google Glass made some huge waves when it was first announced, but following the cancellation of its Explorer program, many thought Google was leaving AR behind. Apparently, that's not the case.

Geek March 23, 2015

Apple Assembling Augmented Reality Team

Apple is reportedly assembling a team to work on potential augmented reality products, a market that has been growing over the past few years. If this is true, it will likely be at least a few years before we see an Apple-branded augmented reality device.

Wearable Tech March 19, 2015

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