All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Project Glass’

Google Glass May Come To Optometry Offices

Google is reportedly in talks to create prescription lenses for Google Glass, and get them in optometry offices. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the company has been talking to VSP Global, a vision benefits provider, about doing so, though the talks are said to just be in the early stages. It will certainly be interesting to see where …

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Google Glass Gets Voice Command For Music

Google announced today that it has added some new functionality to Google Glass that will be appealing to music lovers. Over the course of the next few weeks, Google will be rolling out a new voice command that will let users access tracks from Google Play Music. Just say, “Okay Glass, listen to…” and start listening to whatever you want. …

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Here’s A Look At The Next Version Of Google Glass

As you may know, Google announced this week that it is giving Glass Explorers a new version of the Google Glass hardware, which the company will swap out for those it has already sold people. That’s coming later this year. “This hardware update will allow your Glass to work with future lines of shades and prescription frames, and we’ll also …

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Google Glass Will Get Its Own App Store Next Year [Report]

Google will reportedly be launching a special app store just for Google Glass apps in 2014. Buried in a seven-page New York Times report from Friday, NYTimes.com revealed that one will come as the device becomes available to consumers. Here’s the relevant excerpt: Because there isn’t an app store for Glass, its capabilities were initially limited by the few applications …

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Newt Gingrich Gets Google Glass, Must’ve Figured Out the Whole Smartphone Thing

Ok, so you know how there’s an exclusive Google Glass setup shop located on the 8th floor of Chelsea Market in Manhattan? Well, Next Gingrich was just there getting set up with his own pair of Google Glass. So here’s a photo of Next Gingrich getting Google Glass: (via Seth Weintraub) And here’s a video of Next Gingrich trying out …

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Google Glass Goes to Wimbledon (on the Face of Bethanie Mattek-Sands)

On Tuesday, American Bethanie Mattek-Sands will take the court against Germany’s Angelique Kerber in the first round of the Championships at Wimbledon. The 28-year-old is ranked #58 in the world, and is sporting a blue and green hairstyle for the tournament. But that’s not the only reason to watch Mattek-Sand at Wimbledon this year. Or more importantly, to follow her …

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Pictures of Richard Branson in Drag and Other Useful Google Searches Through Glass

Google’s Mike LeBeau and Amanda Rosenberg decided to make a video to show off some of the the useful searches you can do via Google Glass. “One thing that makes Glass awesome is that you can just long press on the touchpad any time and speak to ask Google a question. It’s a super fast way to search which, it …

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Casinos Are Already Banning Google Glass

Although Americans may be warming up to Google Glass and its ilk, it’s inevitable that some businesses and institutions are going to seek to ban the device (and other wearable technology) as it becomes more prevalent in society. Concerned about privacy? Stealthy, nefarious activities? Simply don’t want people snapping pictures and taking surreptitious video? Whatever the reason, some people are …

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Here’s Google’s New ‘Getting Started’ Video For Glass

It seems like only yesterday that Google was showing us the concept video for Glass, and now here we are with the “getting started” video showing people how to use it, because it exists. While still not available to consumers (just the lucky chosen few), there are plenty of the devices out in the wild, and developers are working hard …

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Google Glass In Strip Clubs? Probably Not.

While Google Glass may not be widely available to consumers yet, it will be soon, and developers are already coming up with interesting apps for the device. As availability approaches, however, it’s becoming clearer that there will be a lot of society-implemented restrictions that come along with it. We’ve already seen legislation seeking to ban driving while using Google Glass …

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Taser Aims To Create Robocop With Google Glass

Taser has been accepted into the Google Glass Explorer program, TheNextWeb reports, which could help it make devices for police officers that build on technology the company is already using. Check out this video for Taser’s AXON Flex: And this one from TheVerge: TheNextWeb spoke with Taser CEO Rick Smith: Talking to us earlier this week, Smith suggested that automated …

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Should The Government Ban The Use Of Google Glass While Driving?

As previously reported, West Virginia is already looking to outlaw the use of devices like Google Glass while driving. Other states are likely to follow. Do you think Google Glass and similar devices will create new road hazards and lead to highway fatalities? Should they be banned from using while driving? Let us know what you think in the comments. …

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