All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Project Glass’

These Were The 20 Most Shared Video Ads Of 2012

Unruly Media has put out its annual look at the top 20 video ads of the year, in terms of shares. While, it may not come across as an ad, exactly, the company has put Kony 2012 from the non-profit Invisible Children, at the top of the list. The video has generated over 10.1 million shares since launching in early …

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The Niantic Project: What Is Google Up To This Time?

Google’s Niantic Labs recently launched the Field Trip App for Android. The company described it as “your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you.” Here’s a refresher: Basically, it shows you stuff that it thinks you’ll be interested in when you’re near something that fits the bill. The Atlantic ran a pretty interesting piece …

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Sergey Brin Is A Pretty Good Photographer

Google co-founder Sergey Brin is all about some photography, and has used this enthusiasm to market products like Google+ and Google Glass, both of which were major elements of the Google+ Photographer’s conference, where Brin led a photowalk with attendees. In fact, it’s hard to catch a glimpse of Brin these days, where he’s not wearing his Glass. He was …

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The Google Glass Fashion Show Now Has An Accompanying Film

Google recently had models at the DVF show in New York wear Project Glass on the runway. It was interesting to see Project Glass being used to make a fashion statement even if they aren’t exactly fashionable yet. It does, however, give us a first-person glimpse into what goes into making a successful fashion show. The pictures taken with Project …

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Google Glass Is Now Officially Fashionable

Despite all of the potential Google’s Project Glass may hold, there probably weren’t may of us expecting the device to be accepted by the fashion industry so quickly. Nevertheless, designer Diane von Furstenberg used Glass in her show at New York Fashion Week. “It was an incredible honor to collaborate with Diane von Furstenberg for her show at New York …

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The Terminator Potential Of Google’s Latest Patent

Google has been granted a patent for “Automatic large scale video object recognition“. The technology described would enable Google to recognize objects (not just faces) in videos. The abstract explains: An object recognition system performs a number of rounds of dimensionality reduction and consistency learning on visual content items such as videos and still images, resulting in a set of …

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Google Glass Users May Use Eye Tracking To Unlock Device

Have you ever thought about how you might unlock your Google Glass, should you ever own one? After all, it’s supposed to be like smartphone for your eye, and you lock and unlock your phone. We may have the answer in a patent granted to Google today. That answer, if it is indeed the route Google is taking, is eye …

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This Is How Google Plans To See Through Your Eyes (Literally)

Google has captured many imaginations with Project Glass, and the device will not even be available to consumers until next year at the earliest. Wearing a Google Glass in front of your eye may be your ticket to a futuristic world you never thought you’d live to see, and it could do some really amazing things. Or it could be …

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Short Film “Sight” Shows Us The Dark Side Of Project Glass-Like Technology

Much of the talk around the tech world recently has been focused on Project Glass – aka Google Glasses – the wearable heads of display that many think could revolutionize the way we interact with apps, photos, video, and really the internet in general. But Google’s not the only company that’s dying to put a computer on your face. Even …

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Google’s Project Glass Could Make Learning Another Language Unnecessary

Learning a foreign language is hard. I’m sure you all know this, but I just wanted to remind you how soul-crushingly difficult it is for anybody over the age of 10 to wrap their brains around a new language. I took Japanese for three years and I still don’t know much of anything. Google’s Project Glass may help speed that …

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If BMW Is Doing This, Why Wouldn’t Google Combine Driverless Cars With Project Glass?

BMW has an augmented reality “smart windshield technology,” which is seems much like what Google is doing with Project Glass. The following video has been around for a while, but it’s picking up some attention today, thanks to psfk. “One second and 28 metres,” BMW says on its site. “That’s the time required to take your eyes off the road …

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Concept Video Shows How A Wearable iPhone Could Look

If Google is to be believed, wearable devices are the future of mobile technology. Their Project Glass has caused quite a stir in recent months. While Apple doesn’t have anything like that themselves at present (apart from the iPod Nano), there’s a decent chance they’re working on it. Whether it’s their own version of Project Glass, or a wrist-mounted iPhone, …

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