Google Glass-Like Device User Claims Assault at McDonald’s

Eye Tap Google Glass

While visiting Paris with his family, Steve Mann, was physically assaulted by three individuals, several of which appear to be McDonald’s employees for wearing digital eye glasses in the store. Updated with 2nd response from McDonald’s Steve Mann invented the EyeTap Digital Eye Glass to help people see better, and according to his account he’s worn […]

Olympus Announces Head-Mounted Display Prototype

Olympus MEG4.0

With Google’s Project Glass nearing its first developer release, it makes sense that other companies would start announcing their own prototype head-mounted displays. The newest prototype comes from Olympus. According to Engadget, Olympus announced its prototype MEG4.0 head-mounted display prototype today in Japan. The device is different from Google’s Project Glass in that it doesn’t […]

Patent Shows Apple is Also Interested in Wearable Tech

Apple head-mounted display patent

Google is busy trying to drum up interest in Project Glass long before its anticipated release, but it’s not the only company thinking about wearable technology. According to The Next Web, Apple was recently granted a patent for head-mounted displays similar to Google’s Project Glass. Before we go any further it is important to note […]

Google I/O 2012 Announcement Roundup: Hits and Misses

Google did not announce Google Drive for iPhone and iPad.

The Google I/O 2012 keynote has come and gone and as the dust settles, it’s time to take a look back at what Google announced. This year, consumers and attendees and viewers of the Google I/O keynote were treated to a host of announcements about new Google products. On the list are Android 4.1 Jelly […]

Google Project Glass Shown Off in Amazing Skydiving Demo

The view of a skydiver using Project Glass.

At Google I/O 2012 today, the company showed off its highly anticipated Project Glass glasses solution using skydivers and bike riders who were wearing Google Glass prototypes. Google Co-CEO Sergey Brin took the stage today to show off Google Glass. While on stage, he was communicating with skydivers high above the Moscone Center in San […]

Google’s Project Glass Won’t Launch Until 2013

Google Glasses

Originally Google’s Project Glass, also known as Google Glasses, was thought to be coming out this year. However, Google co-founder Sergey Brin has seemingly confirmed that that won’t be the case. As pointed out by Business Insider, in an interview with former San Francisco Mayor and current Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsome, Brin says that he […]

First Video From Google’s Project Glass Posted on Google+

project glass Google Glasses

We’ve seen a few photos from Google’s Project Glass already, and now we finally have a video from the glasses as well. A Google employee put the first video shot from the Google Glasses to Google+ along with a few photos from a “Google Glass Walk” earlier this week. The video is 720p, lasts about 15 […]

Google Patent Hints at Hand Gestures For Google Glasses

Google IR identifier patent

Since the announcement of the Google Glasses project we’ve seen a number of photos taken with the glasses, but not much else. Today we see a patent that hints at a different way to interact with the glasses. According to Wired, a newly public patent shows a way to use hand gestures with Google Glasses. […]

Google’s Project Glass Appears in the Wild (Photos)

Project Glass

Google co-founder Sergey Brin was caught at a Dining in the Dark charity event wearing a pair of the company’s upcoming Project Glass glasses, known as Google Glasses. Earlier this week, Google finally released a video demonstration of the product that it hopes will revolution eyewear. The glasses are an attempt to bring augmented reality […]