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Project Glass: Another Parody Video (This Time With The F Word)

The Project Glass parody videos continue to make their way to YouTube. This is the first one I’ve seen, which could be rated R for language, which is used to bring yet another take on the humor, setting it apart from the rest. It’s really more a parody of the video rather than of the technology. Other Project Glass parodies: …

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Project Glass Engineer Presentation Makes Google Contact Lenses Seem Likely

Remember Solve For X – that Google-hosted event earlier this year, where smart people gathered to discuss technology and solutions for real world problems? One of the presentations was from Babak Parviz. That presentation was about building microystems on the eye. While fascinating in its own right, it is even more fascinating now that we’ve seen Google’s promo for Project …

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Project Glass: Are The Google Glasses Even Possible?

This past week, Google unveiled Project Glass in the form of the following promo video: The video has already been parodied a bunch of times. You can peruse our Project Glass coverage here to see some of those. We know the glasses exist. Co-founder Sergey Brin was photographed wearing them at a dinner party. But the possibility of them existing …

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Project Glass: Google Glasses Parody Gets Terminator Involved

The parodies of Google’s Project Glass promo just keep coming. So far, we’ve seen the one where the user runs into things while walking, one where the user falls off a balcony, one where the user gets hit by a car, one where the user is bombarded with ads and one showing off a Windows version of Google’s glasses. This …

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Project Glass Gets Man Hit By Car (In This Parody Video)

More and more parodies of Google’s Project Glass promo video are surfacing. Many of them are pointing out the potential for bodily harm, though so far, from the ones I’ve seen, they’ve mostly done a good job at still being different enough from one another to be worth watching. In this one, we see a guy burn himself with coffee, …

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Project Glass: More Details Emerge About Google’s Glasses

More details about Project Glass are making their way into the media. 9to5Google reports that Project Glass used to be called “Project Wingfront”. Apparently there has been some turbulence among the team. Seth Weintraub reports: “Additionally, my understanding is that there has been a lot of strife in the Wingfront group over the past few months. Product people complain that …

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Project Glass: Jimmy Kimmel Has Fun With Google Glasses

Google unveiled Project Glass this week. If you haven’t seen the video yet, check it out here. Not surprisingly, the video has already been the subject of parody, multiple times. This one shows the Windows version: This one simply shows what things would really be like with Google glasses: Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel even got in on the fun. …

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Project Glass Gets Another Parody Video (The Windows Version)

Google has captured the imaginations (and cynicism) of many this week, with the unveiling of Project Glass, it’s futuristic glasses that give the user access to the virtual world. Google’s promo video was a concept video, but they do exist, even if they’re not ready for prime time. Google co-founder Sergey Brin was photographed wearing them at a charity dinner. …

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Project Glass: Sergey Brin Is Going Around Wearing The Google Glasses

Google co-founder Sergey Brin went out to a charity dinner aimed at raising money for the Foundation Fighting Blindness, and he was wearing the Project Glass glasses. This is, according to tech blogger Robert Scoble, who says he was at the dinner with photographer Thomas Hawk. Scoble posted some pics taken by Hawk on his Google+ page. Scoble said on …

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Project Glass: Google’s Glasses Met With Wonder And A Whole Lot Of Cynicism

Google unveiled Project Glass on Wednesday. It’s still in the concept/testing stage, but it’s a pair of futuristic glasses that puts the virtual world directly into your eyeballs. If you haven’t seen Google’s video yet, watch it before you go any further: Now that it’s had a little more time to sink in, people have all kinds of ideas and …

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SemanticMap Uses Microsoft’s Kinect, Kind Of Like Project Glass Without Glasses

Google isn’t the only tech giant doing interesting things with augmented reality. There’s a video available for viewing (but not for embedding, unfortunately) from Design at Microsoft Research Asia (Beijing). It’s simply called SemanticMap – Vision, and is similar to Google’s Project Glass video in that it shows off more the concept than anything tangible. Here’s the description that accompanies …

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Project Glass: Funny Video Shows Likely Future With Google Glasses

On Wednesday, Google revealed Project Glass, which is a pair of glasses that give the user smartphone-like capabilities within their field of vision (not to be confused with Google Goggles, which lets you search the web by taking pictures). Here’s the video that demonstrates them: Pretty cool, right? The technology is still being worked on, and it’s unlikely that you’ll …

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