Great news for anyone waiting for an official retail release of Google Glass, it shouldn’t cost you $1500. According to a recent teardown, TechInsights says the value of physical parts to build Google Glass is a mere $79.78.
Wearable technology faces a few challenges, and it might not be quite as easy for devices like smartwatches and smart glasses to gain mass acceptance. Wearability concerns can be broken down into these challenges: physical and cultural and financial.
The Korean Intellectual Property Office recently published Samsung’s patent application for an earphone that seems to be a compact Bluetooth headset and smart glass rolled... into one whose shape quickly calls to mind a familiar object in Dragon Ball Z — the scouter.
Samsung’s patent application referred to the device as simply the “Earphone.”<...
Today only, Google Glass is available to any U.S. based consumer interested in buying it for $1500. Should you make the purchase?
Earlier this year, Google introduced a “smart” contact lens that can help monitor a person’s blood sugar by testing the user’s tears. Not stopping there,... the company has submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) its patent application for another “smart” contact lens. This time, it’s designed to help the visu...
On April 15th, Google will offer Glass on sale to any U.S. consumer for $1500, will its limited supplies last. The price will include shades or prescription glasses, for those interested.
Well-known live broadcasting platform Livestream has now launched its own Glass app, making it easy to create professional live event broadcasts using Google Glass.
In a new Google+ post, Google attempts to set the record straight on some of the most common ‘myths’ related to Google Glass and Glass explorers.
You may not have heard of Lumus, but they are on track to teach Google a thing or two in the eyeglass department of modern wearables. If you are an F16 fighter pilot, you probably already know Lumus for the really cool see-through heads-up display attached to your flight helmet. The rest of us get to learn about Lumus, and hope their OEM efforts are successful, as they show off a pair of concept consumer level smart glasses.
As it starts to add more people to the Explorer program, Google put out an etiquette guide for Glass users so they don’t turn into Glassholes. Read on for more!