CE-103 :Ruchita Patel
CE-112 Dhaval Pujara
CE-103 Ruchita Patel
CE-113 Dhaval Pujara
• What is Google Glass?
• Technical specification
• Interface of Google Glass
• How it works?
• Technologies used
• Future scope
What Is Google Glass?
• Google Glass is a wearable computer with an optical head-
mounted display that is being developed by Google in the
Project Glass research and development project.
• Glass is part of the evolution from desktop to mobile to
• It is not an extension of Android smartphone or tablet, but
is a whole new gadget in itself that can perform various day
to day tasks, even without moving your hands.
• The first appearance of Google Glass was by Sergey Brin
who wore it in public event in San Francisco on April 5,
• The project was announced on Google+ by Project Glass
and the project was led by Babak Parviz.
• It is developing by Google X (The R & D lab that developed
• Record videos
• Take Pictures
• Show Message
Say “take a picture” to take a picture
Record what you see. Hands-free
Speak to send a message.
• Find Information
• Show Maps
• Live video sharing
Ask whatever’s on your mind
Directions right in front of youEven share what you see. Live.
• Integrates Google Now
• Answers without having
Translate your voice
Answers without having to ask.
• Tiny (But Powerful) hardware
• Strong and light
• Five Colors: Charcoal,
Tangerine, shale, cotton, Sky.
Display / Projector “High resolution display is the equivalent of a 25 inch
high definition screen from eight feet away”, video
resolution WVGA (800x480 Pix)
Camera Resolution 5 MPix, 720p HD video
Connectivity Wi‐Fi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth
Processor Dual core (Cortex‐A9), frequency 1.2 GHz
16 Gb, available to users ~ 12,5 Gb
1 Gb, available to users ~ 650 Mb
Connecting to a PC MicroUSB
Operating System Android v. 4.0.4
Dynamic Speaker Contact vibrating dynamic speaker (sound
transmission from the device to the inner ear
through the skull bones)
Microphone In place
Battery “One day of typical use”7, presumably 700 – 800
Detectors Accelerometer, GPS receiver
Google Glass connects to the Internet only by Wi‐Fi. Bluetooth can be
used to pair your Glass to your Smartphone .
Typical Google Glass gestures:
• Swipe forward and back to move through items on your
• Touch the touchpad once to select an item.
• Swipe down to close menu (and get back to a previous
menu entry) and to close mobile apps.
How it works?
• A German Designer
created this infographic.
• Projector and prism working
• Core feature of it is a visual
layer that is placed over the
• Projector projected the layer via a prism on the retina.
• Google glass is a technical masterpiece based on a
projector and a very clever prism , that projects the image
directly on the retina.
• Easy to wear and use.
• Sensitive and responsive to the presence of people.
• Fast access of maps, documents, videos, chats and much
• A new trend for fashion lovers together being an innovative
• A spectacle based computer to reside directly on your eyes
rather than in your pouch or pocket.
• A useful technology for all kinds of handicapped/disabled
• Get distracted while walking or driving and may have an
• Continuously wearing a phone next to your Brain may
damage the brain cells.
• Throw the Google glass when your smart phone breaks and
• Security Issues like many workplaces will not allow the use
of it because of exposure to sensitive information and
PII(Personally identifiable information).
• Most of the applications for Google Glass can be a battery
• In Future Google glass may use in medical science,
Geographical studies , defense etc.
• Google Glass is a futuristic gadget we’ve seen in recent
times. It has limited scope right now, but Google believes
that it has bright future and the device itself is “incredibly
• Competition for the Google glass will be apple iStick.
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