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HUD Google Glasses are real and they are coming soon

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We detailled the first information out of the Google [x] Glasses project in December. They are in late prototype stages of wearable glasses that look similar to thick-rimmed glasses that “normal people” wear.  However, these provide a display with a heads up computer interface.  There are a few buttons...
HUD Google Glasses are real and they are coming soon

Daily Crunch: Myopic

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Here’s a selection of recent posts on TechCrunch Gadgets: Brinno Peephole Viewer Is A Viewer For Peepholes LL Cool G: Ladies Love Cool Gadgets Too, Says Study Real Augmented Reality Google Goggles In Prototype Stage? Report: Samsung Planning A Full Line Of Galaxy S3 Phones, First Model To Hit This...
Daily Crunch: Myopic

Real Augmented Reality Google Goggles In Prototype Stage?

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There have been whispers in the past of augmented reality goggles or glasses, but generally we have been able to dismiss them as exaggerations or concepts. The technology, while it isn’t unrealistic, simply isn’t quite there yet. Apparently that hasn’t stopped Google: a new report is appearing corroborating earlier ones...
Real Augmented Reality Google Goggles In Prototype Stage?

Google's Terminator-Style Goggles Might Include Phone, Launch This Spring

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Rumor has it Google's working on a pair of futuristic glasses that will offer a computerized heads-up display to augment the world around you....
Google's Terminator-Style Goggles Might Include Phone, Launch This Spring

Android-powered Google Glasses: The augmented reality HUD dream is coming

www.extremetech.com
It’s about time: By the end of 2012, Google will launch a pair of Android-powered, augmented reality, head-up display (HUD) glasses. Anonymous Google employees, speaking to The New York Times, say that the glasses will resemble a pair of Oakley Thumps (pictured above), will have 3G or 4G connectivity, a...
Android-powered Google Glasses: The augmented reality HUD dream is coming

Google unveils a prototype of its glasses

www.guardian.co.uk
Project Glass, from Google's secretive Google X lab, has posted a video preview of its bleeding edge gogglesGoogle is apparently on a mission to make wearing glasses cool again. Project Glass, an enterprise at Google's highly secretive Google X lab, released photos and posted a video to YouTube on Wednesday...
Google unveils a prototype of its glasses

PS Vita torn apart by iFixit, gets its vitals checked

www.engadget.com
iFixit's (counter-intuitively) done it again. This time it's made gamers of the world weep by ceremoniously un-fixing a PS Vita, Sony's latest portable gaming powerhouse. Standard screws and fittings -- alongside a modular design -- made for a relatively pain-free deconstruction for these tinkerers -- especially compared to recent...
PS Vita torn apart by iFixit, gets its vitals checked

Want To Be More Creative? Get Bored

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Where and when do you do your best thinking? For me, it's in the pool. As I power up and down the lanes, I rethink what I’ve learned. I now have the time and space to solve whatever problems have arisen. It’s an important meeting with myself, and I keep...
Want To Be More Creative? Get Bored

Nokia swings Mail for Exchange to Series 40 dumphones: now in beta labs for testing (video)

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Nokia isn't just shaking up your browser on your humble Series 40 phone. This time, those cheap little bundles of communication goodness are preparing to get mail for Exchange, with the feature now undergoing testing in its Beta Labs. While Nokia might not be king of the phone hill...
Nokia swings Mail for Exchange to Series 40 dumphones: now in beta labs for testing (video)

Virtual Graffiti App Wallit Now Lets Users Create Their Own Walls

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When an augmented reality app called Wallit launched a couple months ago, some users were excited by the possibilities of writing on virtual walls at established locations, such as the Eiffel Tower or an Apple store, but griped that the app was too closed off. Only app administrators could create...
Virtual Graffiti App Wallit Now Lets Users Create Their Own Walls

A spectacle to behold: Google sources say Web-enabled glasses will launch this year

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One part of science fiction might soon be coming true as Google is reportedly preparing to launch a pair of smart glasses that are linked to the Web and its services by the end of the year, according to a New York Times report. Unnamed sources at the Mountain View company...
A spectacle to behold: Google sources say Web-enabled glasses will launch this year

Gmail updates: good news for globalists, bad news for drunks

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Ever used Gmail's automatic message translation feature, which lets you receive and send emails without even bothering to notice the native language of your contact? If not, that's probably because it's been lurking in the Labs section along with other ideas undergoing live experimentation. As of now though, translation...
Gmail updates: good news for globalists, bad news for drunks

This 90-Year-Old Grandmother Freaking Out Over the Oculus Rift VR Goggles Is What Makes Technology Great

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More or less, this is all anyone ever wants from a piece of technology. Here's a 90-year-old woman strapped into an Oculus Rift VR headset, and totally losing her mind over how amazing it is. More »...
This 90-Year-Old Grandmother Freaking Out Over the Oculus Rift VR Goggles Is What Makes Technology Great

NEC's Gaziru takes image recognition to the cloud, looks a lot like Goggles (video)

www.engadget.com
While Google's remained relatively quiet on the Goggles front, NEC's picking up where that image recognition left off with its own product, dubbed Gaziru. Showcased at Wireless Japan 2012, the company's angling its service, which aims to leverage both hardware- and cloud-based processing for smartphone queries, towards enterprise and...
NEC's Gaziru takes image recognition to the cloud, looks a lot like Goggles (video)

Behold, The Very First Documentary Shot With Google Goggles

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It's a new era for first person documentaries and celebrity/geek synergy....
Behold, The Very First Documentary Shot With Google Goggles

LG's head-mounted display patent ensures you're always watching

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While head-mounted displays are nothing new, LG has patented a novel method for utilizing them that might grab your attention. The patent states that when you're staring at content on a device like a tablet, the HMD is inactive. But turn your head or the device away and that...
LG's head-mounted display patent ensures you're always watching

Sergey Brin demos Project Glass on stage at Google I/O

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It's hard to ignore Google's X Lab-born Project Glass. News of the slim-lined, scifi goggles' existence first surfaced this past February and it wasn't long after that Mountain View's own elite began to flaunt the heads-up display in public. While little of the device's true purpose and functionality is...
Sergey Brin demos Project Glass on stage at Google I/O

High Tech Sports Goggles: Vital Data, or Too Much Information?

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Several companies produce sports eyewear that provides data, including speed and altitude, heart rate and time per mile, but critics say the devices create a distraction that could be dangerous....
High Tech Sports Goggles: Vital Data, or Too Much Information?

Google Geek Chic: Augmented Reality Goggles

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The mystery of Google’s stealth consumer product has apparently been conclusively solved. The NY Times is confirming earlier reports that Google is going to release “heads up display glasses” by the end of the year. The glasses — or literal Google Goggles in this case... Please visit Search Engine Land...
Google Geek Chic: Augmented Reality Goggles

Googlerola buys Viewdle, ups Android's augmented reality and face recognition game

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From existing tech like Face Unlock and Google Goggles to patent filings and Project Glass, it's clear that Google sees augmented reality and image recognition playing a big part in our computing future. It makes sense, then, that Big G subsidiary Motorola has bought Viewdle -- a Silicon Valley...
Googlerola buys Viewdle, ups Android's augmented reality and face recognition game

Google patents smartwatch with flip-up display that could reveal everyday objects' secrets

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It looks like Google has considered transferring ideas from Project Glass over to your wrist by patenting a smartwatch with a transparent, flip-up touchscreen. If such a device ever came off the USPTO papers, it would present notifications and other info transmitted from your smartphone at a glance, like...
Google patents smartwatch with flip-up display that could reveal everyday objects' secrets

Introducing Thimble: webmaking made easy

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Today we are proud to launch a new Mozilla Webmaker app to the world. Meet Thimble, the new tool that makes it incredibly simple for anyone to create and share their own web pages and other projects in minutes. Thimble is webmaking made easy. It’s an intuitive visual editor...
Introducing Thimble: webmaking made easy
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Google glasses make sense as the “next” mobile device

gigaom.com
Smartphones already have Google Goggles, an image recognition search app, but consumers may one day have “Google glasses“. The search company publicly introduced Project Glass on Wednesday, a concept for wearable glasses that integrate directly with Google services. Google is sharing this video to kickstart ideas and gather feedback for the...
Google glasses make sense as the “next” mobile device

Sony 'Protoypte-SR' spotted at TGS 2012: the HMZ-T2 tacks on a camera, plays with user perception (video)

www.engadget.com
Remember the Sony HMZ-T2 3D head-mounted display that we tried on back at IFA? Well, it's being prominently featured here at TGS, too. Tucked away at a smaller, much more modest booth around the corner, however, is something a smidge more interesting. Kept behind glass and a safe distance...
Sony 'Protoypte-SR' spotted at TGS 2012: the HMZ-T2 tacks on a camera, plays with user perception (video)

Engadget Giveaway: win a pair of Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Zeal Optics Z3 Transcend GPS goggles!

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Nothing like a smooth action movie with Tom Cruise to inspire our latest giveaway, eh? This time Paramount Home Media Distribution is stepping up to the plate to celebrate tomorrow's release of Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol on Blu-ray and DVD, and it's offering a pair of special edition...
Engadget Giveaway: win a pair of Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Zeal Optics Z3 Transcend GPS goggles!

A Google guide to summer vacation

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In the northern hemisphere, summer is just around the corner and U.S. National Travel & Tourism Week, recognized every year in May, officially marks the start of the biggest travel season of the year in the United States. Here are a few quick tips from us to make planning, traveling...
A Google guide to summer vacation

Google may be working on computerized eyeglasses

www.computerworld.com
A report Tuesday, from the website 9to5Google, said Google is close to coming out with eyeglasses, or goggles, equipped with processing power, storage and Android phone functionality....
Google may be working on computerized eyeglasses

Buhel's G33 Speakergoggle lets you communicate on the slopes

www.theverge.com
Up until now, staying in touch on the slopes has meant either every member of your crew carrying some kind of extra walkie talkie device, or trying your luck with your cellphone. Buhel’s taking a different approach — the intercom system in its G33 Speakergoggle uses a nasal bone...
Buhel's G33 Speakergoggle lets you communicate on the slopes

Prototype glasses help the visually impaired avoid obstacles

www.engadget.com
The crafty engineers at Google aren't the only ones working on augmented reality glasses. Researchers at the Instituto de Oftalmología Aplicada have created a prototype system, based around a head-mounted display and a pair of small cameras. Instead of overlaying info about landmarks or capturing video of your trampoline-based...
Prototype glasses help the visually impaired avoid obstacles
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