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The winners and losers of CES 2018

CES is the best place to get a sense of what's hot and not in technology.<p>As gadget-packed as this year's show was — we crowned our favorite tech from …

Consumer Tech

Hands-on with Vuzix's $1,000 Blade AR glasses, coming in Q2 2018: better than Google Glass but less capable than HoloLens, good displays, Alexa-enabled, more

Augmented Reality

CES 2018: Vuzix Blade AR glasses are the next Google Glasses

CES 2018 provided a platform for the display provider Vuzix which has been trying to make a fresher, advanced model of Google glasses for quite some …

Technology (India)

These 22-Year-Olds Just Beat Apple to the Future of Augmented Reality

Perhaps the tool to bring hands-free augmented reality to the masses is already in our pocket.<p>Remember Google Glass? It was pitched as a magical pair of glasses with practical access to the search engine juggernaut. The world's information right in front of you. I remember watching the Super Bowl …

Startups

You’ll soon be able to use augmented reality smart glasses to talk to Alexa

• Vuzix announced the first pair of augmented reality smart glasses with Alexa integration<br>• Wearers can use their voice to have Alexa superimpose information in the field of view<br>• Vuzix looks to launch the AR glasses during the second quarter of 2018<p>Voice assistants and augmented reality are expected to …

Augmented Reality

These video-recording glasses are a privacy nightmare

Glasses with built-in video cameras haven’t been embraced by consumers like some companies had hoped. First was Google Glass, which was discontinued …

Wearable Tech

Cheaper than Snap’s Spectacles, the ACE Eyewear smart glasses support live streaming

While waiting for Apple’s long-gestating AR glasses, a highly unlikely consumer-focused revival of the Google Glass, some sort of a mainstream …

Cringe

Biking just got a whole lot interesting

Looking like the Google Glass, but infinitely better and much more useful, the Ergonomic Smart Goggles allow bikers to have an easy to access HUD …

Ergonomics

Google Glass Is A Hit For Children With Autism

Yes, Google Glass!<p>Once ridiculed as a failed innovation, Glass is emerging as an important tool to help with educational and behavioral needs of children with autism. Glass Enterprise Edition (Glass), the successor to Google Glass smartglasses, were explored in children with autism and their …

Autism

Will Google kill Chrome OS and Android in 2018?

If we learned anything in 2017, it’s this: Don’t believe everything you read on the internet.<p>You may have heard, for example, that Google is …

Google

After a breakthrough 2017, the race for augmented reality headset heats up in Silicon Valley

Augmented reality is roaring back to prominence as one of Silicon Valley’s favorite frontier technologies, nearly three years after Google’s brief, …

Augmented Reality

The Magic Leap Butterfly is Emerging, But Will it Fly?

I was so excited for the Magic Leap One to be announced--to see what more than six years and $1.9B in venture capital would produce. And I was not …

Augmented Reality

Forget the Magic Leap headset's many limitations — nobody is going to wear this thing

• <b>Secretive augmented-reality startup Magic Leap finally unveiled its futuristic headset on Wednesday.</b>• <b><br>The headset looks bulky and requires the user carry around a separate pocket-sized computer, called the Lightpack.</b>• <b><br>The most successful wearable technologies are stylish enough to wear; the</b> …

Augmented Reality

Why augmented reality headsets could soon find a home in the operating theatre

One team of heart surgeons is taking on blocked arteries using Google Glass to its their path.<p>Scalpel. Retractor. Sutures. The equipment that …

Medicine

Magic Leap finally reveals augmented reality smart goggles for 2018

One of the world's most secretive startups has just unveiled its long-awaited augmented reality product.<p>Magic Leap has lifted the lid on its first …

Augmented Reality

Google Glass and Segway failed because they forgot about humans

Our relationship with technology, and social media, in particular, is ripe with irony, impulse, and irrational behavior.<p>We have a love/hate with Facebook and our smartphones, which seem to offer us a mixture of both freedom and servitude. The average American spends over 50 minutes a day on the …

Psychology

Top #4 Failed Technologies from World's Biggest Tech Giants

Despite the buzz, some technologies fail because either people are not ready to adopt it or because it doesn't work.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It’s a fact universally acknowledged that technology makes human lives easier and convenient. Every …

Craig Federighi

Google hardware: Where Google leads and where it lags

Google has been compared to Apple a fair bit lately. The company now produces two direct competitors to Apple’s biggest products with the Pixel 2 and the Pixelbook (going up against the iPhone and iPad Pro respectively). Samsung is still more likely to give Apple sleepless nights, but Google’s …

Google

I’ll Have Some Reality With That!

Our world is becoming increasingly augmented through digital technology; Snapchat Filters, Pokémon GO and Ikea Place bringing Augmented Reality (AR) …

Augmented Reality

Why Google Glass Initially Sucked, And How It Rebounded Hard In 2017

Whenever we ponder the commercial success of a product, we are largely driven by impulses of uncertainty. In fact, even titans of industry are marred …

Google

The Science of Successful Things: Star Wars, Steve Jobs, and Google’s Epic Fail

So, how do you make a product successful? You make it out of something old. The Atlantic editor Derek Thompson gives a more studious explanation of …

Mad Men

Google, Stanford team up on new 'dash cam for doctors'

Doctors spend too much time taking notes during and after patient visits, and providers are turning to technology to combat physician burnout. The …

Digital Health

How Will We Online Date In The Future?

Long Story Short Match and Tinder changed dating forever. Ten to twenty years down the road, the way we match online might be very different with the rise of virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI). Long Story Picture yourself out on a first date with a beautiful man/woman and you're …

Dating

Aira: A device and app made to assist the blind

CALIFORNIA - Using augmented reality, this app uses Google Glass technology to aid a blind or low vision person experience life differently. Using …

Mobile

What We Can Learn From the Second Life of Google Glass

For every new piece of technology that gets developed, you can usually find people saying it will never be useful. The president of the Michigan …

Google

How this Google Glass app is providing digital assistance to my blind aunt

Wendy Poth, my aunt, lost her sight when she was 7. She's now completely blind, so she doesn't see shadows, faces or even the darkness when she …

Google

HotStepper App Makes Walking Directions Fun

GIF<p>iOS: I still think augmented-reality goggles are the future. Yes, Google Glass was creepy and off-putting, and yes, Snapchat Spectacles tanked, …

Augmented Reality

Mixed Reality-Based Apple Glasses Concept Gathers Steam With Vrvana Acquisition

The buzz around Apple Smart Glasses is getting stronger, with the newest development being Apple’s acquisition of Vrvana, a crowd-funded startup …

Augmented Reality

Google Glass resurfaces as a tool to help children with autism

Those who declared Google Glass a failure perhaps spoke too soon as it is now resurfacing as a tool to help children with autism improve their social …

Technology (India)

The future according to Google: AI + hardware + software = ?

What is the future according to Google? It’s a pretty exciting place.<p>Artificial intelligence rules supreme. All of the world’s information is available right at our finger tips, and, of course, Google is the company to provide it.<p>Machine learning is at the heart of everything Google does<p>Google may …

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