“To be there when you need it and get out of your way
when you don’t.” - Google
Adjustable nosepads and durable frame fits
Extra nosepads in two sizes.
High resolution display is the equivalent of a
25 inch high definition screen from eight feet
Photos - 5 MP
Videos - 720p
Bone Conduction Transducer
Technical Specifications (cont.)
Wifi - 802.11b/g
12 GB of usable memory, synced with
Google cloud storage. 16 GB Flash total.
One day of typical use. Some features, like
video calls and video recording, are more
Included Micro USB cable and charger.
Any Bluetooth-capable phone.
The MyGlass companion app
requires Android 4.0.3 (Ice
Cream Sandwich) or higher.
MyGlass enables GPS and SMS
Impact on Society
Wearers of Google Glasses will be able to gather
information when and wherever it is needed.
Easy to record videos and take pictures.
Helps law enforcement.
Loss of privacy.
Decreasing attention span and a reduced ability to
Loss of long-term memory.
Leonardo Giusti, a post-doctoral researcher at the MIT
Mobile Experience Lab, says that Glass over time will also
undermine our long-term memory. "Potentially, it could
progressively weaken our ability to remember."
Augmented Reality is considered to be an extension
of Virtual Reality.
Virtual Reality is a virtual space where the user
engages oneself to pass the boundaries of physical
Augmented reality is a way to
use technology to redefine
space and places a virtual layer
on top of the world with
establishing a right fit.
The technology of augmented reality is a live physical
view of a real world setting whose elements is
augmented by sensory generated computers.
Augmented Reality On Phones
devices such as
mobile phones and
tablets with cameras
is an example where
can be applied upon.
Google Glasses is new project that displays a great
example of augmented reality.