Tagged with: Google Glass

‘Cyborg Unplug’ Scans Your Area for Connected Google Glass

‘Cyborg Unplug’ Scans Your Area for Connected Google Glass

Earlier this summer, Berlin-based artist and coder Julian Oliver released Glasshole.sh, a simple and free piece of software designed to detect Google Glass and boot it from any local Wi-Fi network. That DIY idea, says Oliver, was so popular among Glass’s critics that he’s now offering his cyborg-foiling hack to the ...

Wearable Technology is Set to Change Sports

Wearable Technology is Set to Change Sports

In 2013, the National Football League struck a landmark deal with Microsoft that gives Xbox users exclusive interactive access to games each week and requires coaches and coordinators to use Surface tablets on the sidelines. The deal is worth a staggering $400 million over the next five years, which makes one very loud, ...

Myo’s Gesture Controlled Armband Now Supports Google Glass (and Other Smartglasses, Too)

Myo’s Gesture Controlled Armband Now Supports Google Glass (and Other Smartglasses, Too)

Thalmic Labs has added support for smartglasses to its Myo gesture control armband. Supported headsets include Google Glass, Recon Jet and Epson Moverio. While wearing a heads-up display and an armband might seem inconvenient, the integration is intended for workplace environments like construction, healthcare, bike ...

Stanford’s Med Students Are Using Google Glass to Learn Surgery

Stanford’s Med Students Are Using Google Glass to Learn Surgery

Like their fellow future doctors down the road in Irvine, medical students at Stanford University will learn surgical methods with a hand from Google Glass. Those studying cardiothoracic techniques are set use Mountain View's high-tech spectacles to stream their views in real-time to instructors with the help of CrowdOptic ...

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 ...