Patent reveals Google Glass Part 2 with a binocular display

Patent reveals Google Glass Part 2 with a binocular display
The USPTO has released a patent application from back in the third quarter of 2011 from Google. With the serial number of 206338, the patent is titled Google Project Glass Part 2 and shows a binocular Head Mounted Display. While this might be better for the end user, it does present Google with the difficult task of eliminating the possible misalignment between both sides. Once this occurs, the user can suffer from dizziness, feel disoriented and have a poor experience with the device.

To prevent this misalignment from happening, Google apparently will use a laser alignment sensor system, along with a couple of sensors. According to the patent application, Google will also use mechanical actuators to fix deformities in the unit to make sure that both sides are aligned. This could be done whenever Google Glass is turned on or take place on a continuous basis in real time.

With the original Google Glass coming to market by the end of this year, will some buyers wait for Google Glass Part 2, or will there still be the same rush to be the first on the block with the device that can tether to your iOS or Android phone to bring data to your eye only

source: PatentBolt via Slashgear


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12 Comments

1. RohanM

Posts: 141; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

wow...... first :p

4. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I hope that isn't your highlight of the day

2. RohanM

Posts: 141; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

hey Alan, upload some Barcelona live feeds plz.......

3. DaNTRoN

Posts: 135; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Its fun to watch tech evolve. What is the present becomes the past. What is the future becomes the current and what is unforeseeable becomes the future.

5. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I'm still not convinced that this will become practical in everyday use.

7. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

It probably won't be anytime soon. Sometime within the next 3-5 years though, it'll be a different story. By then, the concept would be designed to look sleeker and more practical, with all the features of the original concept video that was shown.

10. darkdroid

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

hey mxyzptlk remember when you use to troll , ohh my bad u still do !

6. BackHandLegend

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 15, 2012

Can't wait to ummm... you know, do some binocular stuff... include night vision and I'll buy it no matter what cost google ;)

8. jsdechavez

Posts: 814; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

I want Google Glass... and Sergey.. haha

9. haroonazeem638

Posts: 141; Member since: Mar 29, 2011

Now it looks even more cool!

11. bluescreen

Posts: 154; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

oh great this is just what vouyers need....a pair of glasses with binoculars built into them....im all for the new eyewear but leave the binocular part out of it....

12. drzonw

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 14, 2013

I don't think binocular display has anything to do with magnification. It's about having two displays, one for each eye.

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