Tagged with: Google Glass

MindRDR on Google Glass is an App That Can Read Your Thoughts

MindRDR on Google Glass is an App That Can Read Your Thoughts

Google Glass has made a name for itself (somewhat infamously) as head-mounted hardware that you can control with your voice and a sliding finger. Now, a team based out of interactive studio This Place in London, is launching a new app that it hopes will kickstart an even more seamless way of interacting with the device: ...

First ‘Google Glass at Work’ Partners Show the Device’s Potential

First ‘Google Glass at Work’ Partners Show the Device’s Potential

In April, Google announced a new Glass at Work program and on Monday it announced its first partners in the program. APX, Augmedix, Crowdoptic, GuidiGO and Wearable Intelligence are the initial five certified to deliver enterprise software for Google’s wearable device. Google also shared a case study of Dignity Health, ...

The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Chain Bans Google Glass

The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Chain Bans Google Glass

In another setback for Google Glass wearers, a chain of movie theaters is banning the high-tech specs. Tim League, the CEO of Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas, tweeted the announcement on Monday (below). Glass owners cannot wear the device inside Alamo auditoriums once the movie lights have dimmed, he explained. In response to ...

Google Glass Can Now Be Used to Fire Guns From Behind Cover

Google Glass Can Now Be Used to Fire Guns From Behind Cover

Austin startup TrackingPoint is best known for its precision-guided firearms, expensive weaponry purportedly capable of turning anyone into a veritable marksman. In this minute-long concept video, the company shows how wearable technology can be used in conjunction with its products to further augment a person's shooting ...

Google Glass Needs to Take a Cue from Beats

Google Glass Needs to Take a Cue from Beats

When Apple dropped $3 billion on Beats this week, it was pretty clear Cupertino was more interested in the software and people than the hardware. That’s no surprise. From the get-go, Beats cans have been almost universally maligned in the tech press as poor performers, both for their low fidelity and their cheap build ...

Wearables May One Day Scan Your Brain to Sell You Things

Wearables May One Day Scan Your Brain to Sell You Things

You're feeling a little depressed, aren't you? How about a bit of Hershey's chocolate to cheer you up? Your stress indicators are off the charts. Did you know Marie's massage parlor is just a three-minutes walk from here? These are just a couple of the conversations your wearable gadget could be having with you in the not ...

Samsung Patent for ‘Gear Blink’ May Be a Google Glass Competitor

Samsung Patent for ‘Gear Blink’ May Be a Google Glass Competitor

Samsung has filed a trademark application for “Gear Blink” in Korea, an addition to the “Gear” line of smart wearable devices that is expected to be a Google Glass competitor. The Korean giant is working on a set of smartglasses, and has published various patents for wearable augmented reality glasses including one ...

Google Glass is (Again) Available to Anyone in the U.S.

Google Glass is (Again) Available to Anyone in the U.S.

Ready to become a Google Glass "explorer?" You've once again got the chance. One month after putting a limited stock of Glass on sale for a single day, Google said Tuesday that the face-mounted computer is available to consumers once again. Last month was the first time Glass was made available to the general public. Glass ...

Report: Google Wallet is Coming to Google Glass

Report: Google Wallet is Coming to Google Glass

Google Wallet is coming to Glass soon. According to a source close to the company, Google is currently testing a way for Glass users to send money to their friends through Wallet by simply using their voices to ask Glass to “send money.” The company is testing this service internally right now, but chances are it will ...

Google Denies Teardown’s Claim That Google Glass Costs $80

Google Denies Teardown’s Claim That Google Glass Costs $80

Teardown.com took apart a $1,500 pair of Google Glass and published estimates of the final bill of materials on Wednesday. The bottom line? Glass components cost an estimated $79.78, or a little more than 5 percent of its retail price. Google shot a quick statement to the Wall Street Journal, calling the estimate ...