ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Alain Regnier
Introduction to Google Glass
Alto Labs
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Who I am…
● Alain Regnier
● alain@altolabs.com
● @altolabs
● https://plus.google.com...
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Agenda ● What it is…
● How it works…
● What can we do…
● Demo
● Glass Explorer progr...
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
What it is…
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Technical details
● 640x360 pixels screen
● Integrated camera: 5 Megapixels photos
-...
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More Technical Details
● Android ICS 4.0.4
● Microphone
● Bone Conduction Transducer...
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How it works…
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
How it works…
© Martin Missfeldt
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How it works…
© Martin Missfeldt
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
the Cards
Text Image
Video HTML
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the Timeline
● Everything that you’ve done and received
● The most recent appears on...
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Voice
“OK, Glass” followed by a
command
Trackpad
● Click : activate/select/OK
● Swip...
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What we can do…
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What we can do…
● Take a picture
● Record a video
● Perform a search on Google
● Req...
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MyGlass Mobile
● Associate your Google+
account (for example to
synchronize your pic...
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MyGlass Web
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Example: NYT Glassware
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Example: NYT Glassware
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Example: CNN Glassware
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Demo
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Glass Explorer program
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Glass Explorer program
● Around 2000 users who registered during Google I/O 2012
● O...
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Development prototype
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Development prototype
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Google Glass v2
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
New Version
● Headphones to hear correctly in noisy environment
● Allows Prescriptio...
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Version 1 vs Version 2
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Programming for Glass
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Programming for Glass
● Mirror API : programming server side in Go, Java,
Python, .N...
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Playground
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Mirror API vs GDK
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Programming with the Mirror API
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Mirror API
● Original way to program Google
Glass
● Composed of RESTful services
● N...
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# Insertion into Timeline : Text
@Override
protected void doGet(HttpServletRequest r...
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# WhoIsThat
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
# WhoIsThat
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
# WhoIsThat
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
# WhoIsThat
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Programming with the GDK Preview
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
GDK Developer Preview
● GDK = Glass Development Kit
● Allow to do development in you...
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GDK Developer Preview (2)
● Provide access to sensors
● Display preview stream of ca...
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GDK : Card creation
● A standard card has:
● A main text
● A footer
● One or several...
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Programming with WearScript
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Programming with WearScript
● One line installer on Linux
curl -L http://goo.gl/nRjW...
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Demo
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“Shazaglass”
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Thoughts after 1 year…
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Thoughts after 1 year…
● Very interesting concept with LOT of potential
● Prototype ...
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Thoughts after 1 year…
● Prototype only for Developers and Explorers at the moment
●...
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Thoughts after 1 year…
Very interesting concept
with LOT of potential
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Glass World
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Possible Use Cases
● Facial recognition (Google doesn’t want it for now)
● Secondary...
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
CEO and Founder of @Parrot Henri Seydoux flying @ardrone with
@GoogleGlass [@NYUEnge...
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Blue from PaperModelPlane
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Surgeon live stream knee repair with Google
Glass to colleague and students
(Dr. Chr...
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
John Kucko commented the SuperBowl with
Google Glass to provide a different experien...
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
In school, #GoogleGlass can help keep hands
free during the recording of a demo
(Bur...
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Race Yourself, an application that
convert physical activities into games
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
An application to prevent sleeping at the wheel
(DriveSafe)
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
An application to facilitate boarding
at Virgin Atlantic
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
Dr Steven Horng from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical
Center saved a life thanks to his...
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No Comment… 
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
If you want to know more…
● Documentation for developers
https://developers.google.c...
ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
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  1. 1. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Alain Regnier Introduction to Google Glass Alto Labs
  2. 2. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Who I am… ● Alain Regnier ● alain@altolabs.com ● @altolabs ● https://plus.google.com/+AlainRegnier ● 10 years in Silicon Valley ● GDG Paris Leader (Google Developer Group) ● Multiple activities including consulting about some Google Technologies ● and #GlassExplorer for almost 1 year
  3. 3. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Agenda ● What it is… ● How it works… ● What can we do… ● Demo ● Glass Explorer program ● Google Glass v2 ● Development for Glass ● Thoughts after 1 year… ● Glass World ● Questions
  4. 4. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier What it is…
  5. 5. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
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  9. 9. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Technical details ● 640x360 pixels screen ● Integrated camera: 5 Megapixels photos - 720p videos ● Wifi 802.11 b/g ● Bluetooth ● Video support (MP4 container H264/H263 encoding) ● Audio support (AAC and MP3) ● 16 GB data storage (12 GB really available) ● Flexible support
  10. 10. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier More Technical Details ● Android ICS 4.0.4 ● Microphone ● Bone Conduction Transducer ● Gyroscope ● Accelerometer ● Magnetometer ● Proximity sensor ● Ambient light sensor ● Infrared sensor
  11. 11. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier How it works…
  12. 12. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier How it works… © Martin Missfeldt
  13. 13. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier How it works… © Martin Missfeldt
  14. 14. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier the Cards Text Image Video HTML
  15. 15. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier the Timeline ● Everything that you’ve done and received ● The most recent appears on the left, the oldest disappears on the right ● Composed of Cards
  16. 16. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Voice “OK, Glass” followed by a command Trackpad ● Click : activate/select/OK ● Swipe down: go back ● Swipe left/right: navigate the timeline ● Swipe down with 2 fingers: exit ● Camera button: take a picture / record a video ● Power Button (several secondes): turn on / turn off ● Backwards head move : activate Applications MyGlass Web MyGlass Mobile Controls
  17. 17. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier What we can do…
  18. 18. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier What we can do… ● Take a picture ● Record a video ● Perform a search on Google ● Request directions and get GPS navigation ● Send a message ● Call a contact ● Participate in a hangout ● Receive notifications (email, Google+, Google Now…) ● Install Glasswares
  19. 19. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier MyGlass Mobile ● Associate your Google+ account (for example to synchronize your pictures) ● Connect your Glass to your mobile using bluetooth (phone calls, configuration, GPS…) ● Configure Wifi access points ● Add contacts to the Glass ● Activate Glasswares
  20. 20. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier MyGlass Web
  21. 21. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Example: NYT Glassware
  22. 22. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Example: NYT Glassware
  23. 23. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Example: CNN Glassware
  24. 24. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Demo
  25. 25. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Glass Explorer program
  26. 26. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Glass Explorer program ● Around 2000 users who registered during Google I/O 2012 ● Officially targeted to US developers ● Around 8000 more users selected through the #IfIHadGlass contest beginning of 2013 ● Access to Developer prototype since april 2013 ● Access to the Mirror API and related forums ● Presentation event in several places (including Mountain View campus) to learn how to get started with Glass ● 3 invitations to send to potential new #GlassExplorer in november
  27. 27. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Development prototype
  28. 28. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Development prototype
  29. 29. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Google Glass v2
  30. 30. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier
  31. 31. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier New Version ● Headphones to hear correctly in noisy environment ● Allows Prescription Glasses to be mounted ● Newer version of the CPU (OMAP 4430) supposedly increasing a bit performances ● No plastic glasses ● CE mark on the Glass  ● Original Glass Explorers can exchange their v1 for a v2 ● Lightweight titanium frames for Glass with prescription glasses
  32. 32. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Version 1 vs Version 2
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  36. 36. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Programming for Glass
  37. 37. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Programming for Glass ● Mirror API : programming server side in Go, Java, Python, .Net, PHP… (original method) ● GDK (Glass Development Kit) Preview : Android programming in Java. APK installed directly on the device ● WearScript : Javascript for Google Glass created by Brandyn White allowing quick and easy prototyping of application (supports other wearable devices)
  38. 38. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Playground
  39. 39. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Mirror API vs GDK
  40. 40. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Programming with the Mirror API
  41. 41. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Mirror API ● Original way to program Google Glass ● Composed of RESTful services ● No need to execute code on the Glass ● Calls need to be authenticated using OAuth 2.0 ● Starters projects available in Java, PHP, Python…
  42. 42. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier # Insertion into Timeline : Text @Override protected void doGet(HttpServletRequest req, HttpServletResponse res) throws IOException { String userId = AuthUtil.getUserId(req); Credential credential = AuthUtil.newAuthorizationCodeFlow().loadCredential(userId); ... if (req.getParameter("action").equals("addtext")) { LOG.fine("Inserting Timeline Item: text"); TimelineItem timelineItem = new TimelineItem(); timelineItem.setText("You've got mail! " + new Date().toString()); timelineItem.setNotification(new NotificationConfig().setLevel("DEFAULT")); Mirror.Builder mb = new Mirror.Builder(new UrlFetchTransport(), new JacksonFactory(), credential); Mirror.Timeline timeline = mb.setApplicationName("GlassExplo").build().timeline(); timeline.insert(timelineItem).execute(); } Servlet receiving the request Insertion of a Text Card Request example: http://localhost:8888/main?action=addtext
  43. 43. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier # WhoIsThat
  44. 44. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier # WhoIsThat
  45. 45. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier # WhoIsThat
  46. 46. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier # WhoIsThat
  47. 47. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Programming with the GDK Preview
  48. 48. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier GDK Developer Preview ● GDK = Glass Development Kit ● Allow to do development in your Android development environment ● Sneak Peek v1 release on november 19, 2013 ● Very preliminary version before the Developer Preview! ● Based on Android 4.0.3 ● Simple add-on for Glass specific features (voice commands, gestures, cards buildup) ● Possibility to develop with NDK (ex. Translation App)
  49. 49. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier GDK Developer Preview (2) ● Provide access to sensors ● Display preview stream of camera ● Capture pictures and videos ● Capture voice ● Handle trackpad directly ● Display full screen ● Create cards
  50. 50. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier GDK : Card creation ● A standard card has: ● A main text ● A footer ● One or several images // Create a card with a full-screen background image. Card mycard = new Card(context); mycard.setText("This card has a puppy background image."); mycard.setFootnote("How can you resist?"); mycard.setImageLayout(Card.ImageLayout.FULL); mycard.addImage(R.drawable.puppy_bg); // Don't call this if you're using TimelineManager View mycardView = mycard.toView();
  51. 51. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Programming with WearScript
  52. 52. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Programming with WearScript ● One line installer on Linux curl -L http://goo.gl/nRjW6y > install.py && python install.py <html style="width:100%; height:100%; overflow:hidden"> <body style="width:100%; height:100%; overflow:hidden; margin:0"> <canvas id="canvas" width="640" height="360" style="display:block"></canvas> <script> function server() { WS.log('Welcome to WearScript'); // Write to Android Log and Playground console WS.say('Welcome to WearScript'); // Text-to-Speech WS.sound('SUCCESS') // Changes canvas color with head rotation WS.sensorOn('orientation', .15, function (data) { ctx.fillStyle = 'hsl(' + data['values'][0] + ', 90%, 50%)' ctx.fillRect(0, 0, 640, 360); });
  53. 53. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Demo
  54. 54. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier “Shazaglass”
  55. 55. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Thoughts after 1 year…
  56. 56. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Thoughts after 1 year… ● Very interesting concept with LOT of potential ● Prototype light and comfortable ● Allow to keep normal field of vision intact ● Prototype for Developers and Explorers at the moment ● Easy programming with Mirror API but limited ● GDK coming soon (in the meantime sneak peek to developer preview) ● Monthly updates with new features ● Several thousands developers preparing applications
  57. 57. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Thoughts after 1 year… ● Prototype only for Developers and Explorers at the moment ● Battery doesn’t last long enough ● Difficult to hear in noisy environment ● French accent is not always recognized  ● The camera without cache makes some people uncomfortable ● No easy way to secure the Glass when you walk in public areas ● No way to prevent updates (can be scary) ● Not yet available to the Public (sometimes in 2014?) ● Some things we want to do not yet available through APIs
  58. 58. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Thoughts after 1 year… Very interesting concept with LOT of potential
  59. 59. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Glass World
  60. 60. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Possible Use Cases ● Facial recognition (Google doesn’t want it for now) ● Secondary screen for gaming ● Recording of places, people… with comments ● Access to medical files during surgery ● Ads/QR Code scanning to get more details about a product or compare prices ● Control moving devices (drones…) ● Learning by seeing through the eyes of the teacher ● See notes while making a presentation ● …
  61. 61. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier CEO and Founder of @Parrot Henri Seydoux flying @ardrone with @GoogleGlass [@NYUEngelberg]
  62. 62. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Blue from PaperModelPlane
  63. 63. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Surgeon live stream knee repair with Google Glass to colleague and students (Dr. Christopher Kaeding)
  64. 64. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier John Kucko commented the SuperBowl with Google Glass to provide a different experience
  65. 65. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier In school, #GoogleGlass can help keep hands free during the recording of a demo (Burlington Public School)
  66. 66. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Race Yourself, an application that convert physical activities into games
  67. 67. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier An application to prevent sleeping at the wheel (DriveSafe)
  68. 68. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier An application to facilitate boarding at Virgin Atlantic
  69. 69. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Dr Steven Horng from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center saved a life thanks to his Google Glass
  70. 70. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier No Comment… 
  71. 71. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier If you want to know more… ● Documentation for developers https://developers.google.com/glass/ ● If you have ideas of applications for Glass or would like to develop an application for Glass, contact me: Alain Regnier #GlassExplorer alain@altolabs.com @altolabs
  72. 72. ROME 11-12 april 2014 - Alain Regnier Questions?

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