All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Google Glass’

Google Demos Glass at Big City ‘Basecamps’

Google is currently jumping through hurdles, both legally and culturally, to promote Google Glass and try to make the wearable tech more accepted in a skeptical society. It’s not an easy thing – especially considering the amount of backlash the product has received from people wary of face-cameras. Google’s trying to make Glass cool, with new hires and partnerships, and …

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Google Glass Founder Is Heading to Amazon

Babak Parviz, the guy who once headed up Google’s experimental wing Google X and gave us Google Glass, was jumped over to Amazon. Parviz made a bit of a cryptic announcement on Google+, simply posting the Amazon logo and saying “status: super excited.” If you take at look at his profile, however, Parviz confirms he has taken a position at …

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Google Glass Was Made For Search

Babak Parviz, known as the creator of Google Glass, who led the project until Google replaced him with Ivy Ross recently, spoke at the Wearable Technologies Conference this week. He told attendees that Glass is only one answer to what the next mobile platform could be, following smartphones and tablets. Remember, this is the guy who talked about some pretty …

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Google Glass Likely Banned from UK Movie Theaters

Google Glass has been available in the UK for less than a week, but the largest cinema group in the region is already stating that the wearable tech will not be welcome in most of their represented establishments. The Cinema Exhibitors Association, which represents the interests of around 90 percent of UK cinema operators, is putting the kibosh on Glass …

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Google Glass Jumps Across the Pond

OK, Brits, it’s now your time to start confusing the elderly and getting banned from movie theaters with your very own pair of Google Glass. Google has just announced that they have opened their beta Explorer program in the UK. “The world sees the UK as a center (actually, a centre) of innovation. It has produced some of the greatest …

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Google Glass’ New DVF High-Fashion Frames Now Available

If you’ve been holding off on joining the Google Glass Explorer program because you feel the basic Glass frames lack a certain amount of flair, today could be the day you take the ($1,800) plunge. Announced earlier this month, the new high fashion Glass frames, from famed designer Diane von Furstenberg, are now available to purchase on both Google’s Glass …

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Watch Google Glass Confuse, Amaze Old People

“It’s like I’m in a different world all of the sudden! Technology just rolled over me like a big ol’ steamroller!” I’m not sure if the older subjects of this video will be running out to join the Google Glass Explorer program, but they sure are amazed by the fact that they have a computer strapped to their faces. YouTube’s …

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Google Announces Glass at Work Certified Partners

Google announced its first round of “Glass at Work” certified partners, getting Google Glass into the workplace for some companies. “We’ve been searching for developers who are creating Glassware to help businesses reach their goals,” the company said in a Google+ post. “We heard from hundreds of enterprise developers and today we’re excited to announce our first round of Glass …

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Glassholes Agreed to Be on The Daily Show, For Some Reason

They couldn’t have thought this was going to be anything but a masterful trolling, right? “Yes it seems, even in this day and age, you can still be treated differently just because of how you look – wearing a $1,500 face computer.” The Daily Show finally took on the world of Glassholes on Thursday night, sending correspondent Jason Jones to interview …

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Google Glass Banned in Famously Strict Movie Theater

The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, a Texas-based movie theater chain that is currently in the process of expanding to new and bigger markets, is notorious for forcing proper moviegoing etiquette. The Alamo Drafthouse doesn’t allow kids under the age of 18 without parental accompaniment. It doesn’t allow patrons to enter a theater after the feature has begun. It enforces a strict …

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Salesforce Takes Wearable Computing To Enterprise With Salesforce Wear

Salesforce announced the launch of a new Salesforce Wear developer pack as it aims to bring enterprise services to wearable computing devices. The pack will help developers get companies connected to their customers through apps for wearables. The company has already partnered with ARM, Fitbit, Pebble, Philips, Samsung, and others to get started. Its building support for Android Wear, ARM, …

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Google Glass Tries High Fashion with New Diane von Furstenberg Collection

Now that anyone in the U.S. can buy their high-tech specs, Google has a few hurdles to jump to make Glass an everyday item for regular people. Apart from the still-exclusive price point of $1,500 (Google will surely drop that when Glass releases wide), there’s some backlash out there from people concerned about privacy, and a general consensus from some …

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