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How it Works
Project Glass is a research and development program by
Google to develop an augmented reality Head Mounted
The intended purpose of Google Glass would be the
hands free displaying of information currently available
to most smartphone users, and allowing for interaction
with the Internet via natural language voice commands.
The Glass project was started by Babak Parviz.
Glass is being developed by Google X Lab.
Google Glass displays information in a smartphone-
like format hands- free. It can interact with the
Internet via natural language voice commands and
uses Google's Android operating system.
• Voice Sensors
• Mini Projector
• Cam Coder
• Smart Device
The new innovative Google Glass centralizes the
different technologies into one device.
There are many companies that provide functionality of voice sensor.
Originated by Apple’s Siri (1st April, 2010) in iPhone 4S and onwards
models, Samsung’s S-voice, and Google’s own search by voice.
But this function is limited up to the browser or smart phones.
Google Glass is all about sensors and it mostly works on it.
In the smart phones, tablets, or in any other devices user
interface is provided by screen that is in front of your
You have to keep your eyes at your screen to use it.
It’s a better that if we link up our screen with our eyes to
use the functions of the device.
Yes, Google Glass provide this by mini projector and
Mini Projector projects picture into prism layer and it refracts the
picture in front of the retina and user can see the screen.
Google Glass has small camera with 5MP with 720p HD video
It also provides the feature of sharing the photos and videos on
There is no need to keep phones or digital camera with you.
Just wear the glass and capture all your memories.
Capacitive touch work by sensing the conductive properties of an object, usually
the skin on your fingertip.
A capacitive screen on a smartphone usually has a glass face and doesn’t rely on
Google glass has small sized touchpad to control the incoming notification and
other gesture based applications.
It provides functions of smart phone.
By voice commands user can create a message or a voice call to
any person from contact list.
Also anyone can call to glass, user can see the number on layer
and can receive by touch pad.
• Photography And Video
You just say word and Google Glass will take a picture or record a video.
You will never have to touch the hardware.
The photos and videos will be stored on the 4GB flash memory of the
device, and can also be shared on social networking websites.
• Send Message And Google Search
Google Glass will show you text messages you receive and allow you to reply to
them via voice commands.
If you are in the habit of Googling things a lot. You simply need to ask a question
and the device will pull the answer from the internet
• Google Translate And Google Maps
• Google Glass translate a phrase or sentence from one language to another .
• The widely used Google Maps are integrated into Glass, so that users will be able to
chart the course of their journey or look up locations or establishments via voice
• Face Recognition
The camera will help us to recognize the face or any object and fetch
the data about it.
For example: recent conversion with any person, contact information
for person etc.
Android 4.0.4 and higher
5-megapixel camera, capable of 720p HD video recording
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
16 GB storage
682 MB RAM
OMAP SoC 1.2 Ghz Dual processors
Ambient light sensing and proximity sensor
Bone conduction transducer
570 mAh Battery: Full day typical use
Advantages of Google Glass
Easy to wear and use.
Sensitive and responsive to the presence of people.
Fast access of maps, documents, videos, chats and much more.
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 people.
Disadvantages of Google Glass
Can be easily broken or damaged. Users will have a tough
time taking care of it.
It may lead to accidents while driving.
Privacy of people may breach with new glasses.
Thus we conclude that Google glass is a technical masterpiece.
It is based on a projector and a prism that projects the image
directly onto the retina.
By this we can just feel something that is smart to do work for us.
By this technology we hopes that it will replace cell phones in