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
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
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, 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
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
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
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
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'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 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
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
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
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
The continuation of the Glass currently lives under the umbrella for Project Aura, according to reports.
Wearable Tech January 25, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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 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 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 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
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 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
Nest founder Tony Fadell says he volunteered to take over Google Glass.
Wearable Tech July 24, 2015
Google's next version of Glass is said to be more rugged, water-resistant and not for consumers.
Wearable Tech July 21, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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 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 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