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.
We already saw one parody video, painting a funny, but realistic picture of what life may be like if these become popular:
Now there’s another parody, showing the Windows version of Project Glass (via Mitesh Shah):
We’ve actually seen a video from Microsoft this week about its SemanticMap technology, which uses Kinect to provide an interesting take an augmented reality without glasses. The video has some similarities to Google’s promo video.