Google unveils "Project Glass" to the world

Google has announced their real-life Google Goggles project, the Android-powered HUD glasses that would let bring the power of the internet to life right before your very eyes...
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46. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

this proves that there are both iSh33p and DroidSh33p i hope the bickering stops once this is released...

49. CellieCell

Posts: 148; Member since: Apr 14, 2010

i knew this was coming, i remember reading an artilce awhile back http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2375416,00.asp and then not long ago i found that they've launched the recon ski goggles http://www.reconinstruments.com and now this! i can't wait to get mine :)

51. skymitch89

Posts: 1451; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

Looks fairly cool, but I know that I wont be getting/using one. I'm sure that Google can make it, but I hope that they get it done before Apple does.

60. MorePhonesThanNeeded

Posts: 645; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

How the interface works is what is intriguing to me, will it be able to work on normal eyeglasses and sunglasses. Sure it looks a bit clunky from that photo but obviously it is going to go through some revisions before it lands and probably be much better looking and less noticeable. This is innovative technology to me as it looks totally hands free and completely voice and eye activated, Google is making some neat things. Lets hope the rest of the tech community continues to innovate in the coming days, weeks, months and years.

63. gp284

Posts: 120; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

This would be great if you could put lenses on them and then use them for actual glasses.

64. GeckoHA559

Posts: 47; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Next thing you know, they will give you adverts in the upper right/left corner based on what you see with your own eyes when your not browsing the web. I'm starting to dislike Google.

65. jkapster

Posts: 50; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

LOL, come on krApple, where you at? Wait...lemme guess...you already came up with this idea, and now you want to sue?! bahahaha! ;)

66. xrody12424

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 04, 2012

Does that mean everyone has to start wearing glasses now?

68. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Now this is awesome idea. love to get myself one of those pears. just wondering how they recieve maps and locations without a sim card. just hope it gets to us consumers real soon. BUY ONE when they ever release it!

77. Mr.Best

Posts: 79; Member since: Jan 17, 2012

Apple's executives are in their cavern right now thinking of how to sue.

87. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

What will really get my attention is if these glasses get paired up with Majel, Google's possible voice recognition/AI. If that happens, we could be looking at a new age of computing. Think about it: you wear a pair of glasses that project an entire computer system at your fingertips. Maybe it's linked by bluetooth to your smartphone, with a built in earpiece and microphone. Armed with Majel, you never have to actually pull out your smartphone (and eventually the system's size is reduced enough to fit in the glasses alone). Then the system is also paired with a projection system built into a node that's on the bridge of your nose. One which projects a laser keyboard. You don't need a projected display because it's right in front of your eyes. It's great to see these concepts haven't been given up on; I remember a commercial for a wearable computer about a decade ago showing a stock broker using the system. For years I wondered what happened to it and why the concept hadn't caught on. However, I think now the technology needed has caught up enough that we can start picking this up for real again.

95. andyboi_ph

Posts: 101; Member since: Mar 26, 2012

awesome!

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