Google Glass will (eventually) work with prescription eyeware

Google Glass with glasses

Like the idea of a tiny screen floating in front of your face to give you driving directions, let you make video calls, and see breaking news alerts, but don’t want to have to wear contact lenses to use Google Glass? No problem. The Google Glass team says their upcoming wearable computers will feature a […]

Google Glass could ship as a consumer product by end of 2013

Google Glass

Google Glass may seem like something out of the future: a wearable computer that snaps photos and videos, lets you chat with people around the globe from anywhere, and provides answers to your questions as well as directions while you walk or drive. But Google is already providing thousands of prototypes to early adopters (for […]

DIY video glasses translate languages in real-time (powered by Raspberry Pi)

Raspberry Pi glasses

The folks at Google aren’t the only ones working on head-mounted computers that can do some science-fiction level stuff. A guy named William Powell has been working on his own Project Glass-inspired systems, and this week he unveiled a prototype that can translate speech in real-time. In other words, you can hold a conversation with […]

Google Glasses up for pre-order for $1500 (limited to developers)

Google Glass Explorer Edition

Google has announced it will begin shipping a limited number of Google Glass prototypes to developers in early 2013. Today Google co-founder Sergei Brin announced that developers attending this year’s Google I/O conference would be able to pre-order units for $1500. Google Glass is a head-mounted, Android-powered mobile computing device that you wear like a […]

Google reveals Project Glass, tries to make augmented reality look cool

Project Glass

Bluetooth headsets changed the way many people use cellphones. Instead of holding a brick of metal or plastic up to your ear, you can keep your phone in your pocket while you talk. Now Google is unveiling a project that could bring the same sort of hands-free operating to smartphones, complete with maps, video chat, […]