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Google Glasses: Google Lets Photographers Try Them Out

Photos are clearly an important part of Google’s larger strategy, and Google+ has been an impressive offering into the photography world. Google is working on what could be an even more impressive offering, however, with Project Glass (aka: Google Glass), the company’s futuristic glasses project. Google has been clear from the beginning that the glasses portrayed in the introductory Project …

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Google Glasses Make Another Appearance

Soon after Google announced Project Glass, its concept for futuristic glasses, co-founder Sergey Brin was spotted (and photographed) at a charity dinner wearing them. Image credit: Thomas Hawk This week, Google’s CEO (and other co-founder) Larry Page wore the glasses as he spoke at Zeatgeist 2012: Actually, it’s only Google Glass, as opposed to “glasses”. Page notes that this is …

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Kickstarter Project Hopes to Create Social-Video-Sharing Glasses

Can’t wait for the Google Glass headsets to arrive? A company called Vergence Labs has some eyewear that just might tide you over until Google Glass is finally out of beta. The company has started a Kickstarter campaign to raise $50,000 for what they claim are the world’s first electric-powered sunglasses. The basic pair of sunglasses the startup touts turns …

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Google Glass Not Yet Augmented Reality

We’ve all seen the parodies. More than we can count, at this point. Still, all the attention Google’s Glass project has gotten can be interpreted as giddy excitement for the cyborg-vision we’ve all wanted since childhood. It’s sad, then, to learn that the current sets of Glass glasses that have been shown off by Sergey Brin and Sebastian Thrun are …

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Google Patents Google Glass Frame Designs

For those who still think Google’s Glass project is simply an experiment, a joke, or a public relations stunt, today brings even more evidence that the augmented reality glasses are real. Google has been granted three different patents (1, 2, 3) today for the design of different Google Glass headsets. One, seen above, is the nose-wire frames Google has already …

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You’re Going To Take Awesome Pictures With Google’s Project Glass

Although Google’s Project Glass (or Google Glasses) continues to take a pounding on the interwebs, it’s ridiculous to try and remain unexcited by the possibilities of this new technology. Sure, people wearing Google Glasses could get distracted and walk into a street sign – but that’s really a small price to pay for some of the amazing things that we …

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Google Glasses As Interpreted By A Meme-Fueled Internet

I absolutely love Project Glass, Google’s smart glasses project. While the concept itself is exciting enough, the potential uses in the future for the device are pretty awesome. From being a Terminator to playing Battlefield 5 in an empty lot, the potential is limitless. The latest concept/parody video might be the most truthful of all the videos though as it …

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Google Glasses: Which Parts Are Unrealistic?

Google got a lot of people thinking when it unveiled Project Glass and its promo video showing how Google glasses of the future could work. It was cool. Plain and simple. Of course as they often aren’t, things aren’t really that simple. It was a concept video, and few truly know what Google’s glasses in their current state can really …

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Google Glasses: 2Pac Is Only One Reason You Should Be Excited

A couple weeks ago, Google captured the imaginations of many with a slick promo video for Project Glass, a futuristic pair of Google glasses that put the capabilities of a smartphone directly into your field of vision. Though Google has been very clear about the video being more concept than reality, in terms of what the glasses can actually do …

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Google’s Project Glass Strengths [Infographic]

Pictured above is Google co-founder Sergey Brin, via photographer Thomas Hawk’s Flickr page, showcasing his new Google “augmented reality” glasses. In case you don’y know what Google glasses are, listen to what Google had to say earlier this month on their blog: “We think technology should work for you—to be there when you need it and get out of your …

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Oakley Working on Google Glass-Type Eyewear

Eyewear manufacturer Oakley, Inc. is researching technology that could create glasses similar to those Google showed off last week for its Glass project. Mark Milian at Bloomberg reports that Oakley could be developing technology to display information on the inside of lenses. Milian quotes Oakley CEO Colin Baden as saying the technology could give them hardware that is “comparable” to …

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Google Patents Glass-Type Glasses and Helmets

Bill Slawski at SEO by the Sea found three Google patents in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office database that could feature heavily in designs for the new Google Glass project. The patents were acquired from Indy race car driver Dominic Dobson and his company, Motion Research Technologies, Inc, on March 30th. That date was only days before the announcement …

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