Google Glass

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)

Google Has Picked an Answer for You—Too Bad It’s Often Wrong

Going beyond search, the internet giant is promoting a single result over all others, and many are contentious, improbable or laughably incorrect<p>By<p>Jack Nicas<p>Google became the world’s go-to source of information by ranking billions of links from millions of sources. Now, for many queries, the …

SEO

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 …

Google

6 Of The Tech Industry's Most Unnecessary Wearables | Articles | Chief Technology Officer

As technology has developed and devices have gotten smaller and more capable, those in the tech community have experimented with transforming …

Wearable Tech

Why smart eyewear should look past Spectacles' spectacular failure

The playful Snap Spectacles fared no better than Google Glass. Applications and core components must continue to advance to support the potential of …

Wearable Tech

Apple’s AR glasses will come ‘no later than 2019,’ major supplier says

If you’ve been following Apple rumors for a while, chances are you’re already bored of hearing about the Apple Glasses. Speculation that Apple is …

Augmented Reality

How to beat Australia’s unfair gadget restrictions

November 11, 2017 3:00AM<p>PLANES cross the Pacific Ocean every single day, and the world has never seemed smaller or easier to access.<p>Despite this, …

News Corp Australia

Will AR Glasses Ever Really Take Off?

Thus far, consumers have shunned AR glasses like Google Glass; getting people familiar with the tech via mobile apps might be the better …

Augmented Reality

Apple’s big plans for Augmented Reality with custom OS and AR headset: Report

Apple is betting big on Augmented Reality (AR) and has already made giant strides with a chipset-level integration of the technology with A11 Bionic …

Augmented Reality

Of course someone already made a fart app for iPhone X's Face ID

“If you’ve ever heard of ‘hello world’ as the simplest program you can possibly write in any language, I like to write the ‘hello world’ but with farts for any new technology.” And thus, iOS developer Hung Truong created the first Face ID-powered fart app for Apple’s flagship anniversary phone. …

Face ID

What's after the iPhone X? Leaked plans show Apple is developing an AR headset

<b>While sales of Apple's tenth-anniversary smartphone continue to smash records, the attention of the tech juggernaut has now turned to a bigger</b> …

Augmented Reality

Apple's new mystery device could be the end of the iPhone

A decade after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple is rumored to be on the verge of unveiling a mysterious new device that industry experts believe …

Augmented Reality

Apple Has Several Big Strengths It Can Leverage In the Augmented Reality Wars

In one market after another, Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) top-notch chip, hardware and user interface design work has been paying dividends lately. And if a …

Augmented Reality

Comment: Apple’s 2020+ target date for AR headset gives me more faith in the idea

Back in the summer, when rumors of Apple working on augmented reality glasses gained momentum, I wrote an opinion piece addressing the question of whether the Cupertino company could succeed where Google failed.<p>I ran through the six reasons why I believe Google Glass failed as a consumer product, …

Apple

Empower Me system uses smart glasses to help autistic people build life skills

For people on the autistic spectrum, the kind of everyday social interactions that most of us take for granted can be enormously difficult. After …

Augmented Reality

Olympus announces Android-powered Google Glass clone with a processor from 2011

Despite all of the product's problems, I still wish Google had decided to release Google Glass to the general public (the $1,500 Explorer edition …

Android News

Olympus EyeTrek Insight EI-10 smart glasses are made for business

Olympus has launched a pair of smart glasses that look like Google Glass on steroids. Called the EyeTrek Insight EI-10, these smart glasses aren’t …

Wearable Tech

Olympus Unveils Smart Glasses with a 2.4-Megapixel Camera

Olympus today unveiled a new camera — one that’s unlike any of the company’s modern digital cameras. The 2.4-megapixel camera is found in the new …

Photography

Google Glass comeback could be powered by over-eye micro-LED displays

Ignobly fading into obscurity after riding an initial hype wave upon its release in 2013, the Google Glass augmented reality specs have made a …

Augmented Reality

How augmented reality and Google Glass are changing the lives of physicians and patients

Technology is revamping the way that physicians work with patients at organizations such as Sutter Health Network. Google Glass is being used to …

Health Care

Google takes aim at medtech for Launchpad Studio’s first batch of AI-focused startups

Google has been going all-in on artificial intelligence and machine learning for some time now, and part of that is, of course, nurturing the growing ecosystem around it, from developer tools to startups. Their latest effort, Launchpad Studio, targets one vertical at a time, fostering startups …

Startups

Google Patent Reveals Google Glass being Reinvented using micro-LED Displays, a Technology Apple is Exploring

While Google Glass died an ugly public death, some aspects of it are still in play in industrial applications, according to several reports published …

Machine Learning

Google powers up AI, machine learning accelerator for healthcare

Launchpad Studio’s first class includes startups working to automate scribing with Google Glass, apply machine learning to help people who can no …

Machine Learning

Smart Interactive Garments may be closer to Market than we think and Google may have the Jump on Apple

The wearables market will soon go from consisting of gadgets like the Apple Watch and bands to a much wider category that includes smart clothing. In …

Jonathan Ive

Turn your regular glasses into smart glasses with PogoCam

Wearables have been on quite a roll, what with smart clothing and smart watches and even smart shoes. But try as they might, smart glasses didn’t …

Wearable Tech

What does Snapchat's Spectacles debacle mean for the future of the company?

<b>Prior to its long-anticipated IPO earlier this year, Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, had a intriguing message for investors: “Snap Inc. is</b> …

Evan Spiegel

Whatever Happened to Snap's Spectacles?

Is Snap’s hip answer to Google Glass dead?<p><b>Snap</b> (NYSE:SNAP) started selling Spectacles, a $130 pair of augmented reality glasses that send short …

Stocks

These AR glasses are what Google Glass wanted to be

A pair of AR glasses from Everysight were announced today with Qualcomm technology inside. The Everysight Raptor AR Smartglasses work with a Qualcomm …

Augmented Reality

The Failure Awards for defunct branding | #11 Google Glass

<i>In this weekly series, Andrew Eborn shines a light on the products and services, brand extensions and campaigns that failed to take off and have as a</i> …

Google

Zwim: Google Glass type goggles that track your swim sessions

If you’re a keen swimmer and want a gadget that can log all your activity, there is a healthy selection of swim-friendly trackers you can choose …

Wearable Tech