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CIT 335 - Google Glass


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CIT 335 - Google Glass

  1. 1. Google Glass
  2. 2. Augmented vs. Virtual
  3. 3. Its Purpose “To be there when you need it and get out of your way when you don’t.” - Google
  4. 4. Its Design
  5. 5. Technical Specifications Fit Adjustable nosepads and durable frame fits any face. Extra nosepads in two sizes. Display High resolution display is the equivalent of a 25 inch high definition screen from eight feet away. Camera Photos - 5 MP Videos - 720p Audio Bone Conduction Transducer
  6. 6. Technical Specifications (cont.) Connectivity Wifi - 802.11b/g Bluetooth Storage 12 GB of usable memory, synced with Google cloud storage. 16 GB Flash total. Battery One day of typical use. Some features, like video calls and video recording, are more battery intensive. Charger Included Micro USB cable and charger. Compatibility Any Bluetooth-capable phone. The MyGlass companion app requires Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher. MyGlass enables GPS and SMS messaging.
  7. 7. Impact on Society Positive Side. Negative Side.
  8. 8. Positive Side Wearers of Google Glasses will be able to gather information when and wherever it is needed. Easy to record videos and take pictures. Multi-tasking Helps law enforcement.
  9. 9. Negative Side Loss of privacy. Decreasing attention span and a reduced ability to concentrate
  10. 10. Negative Side 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."
  11. 11. Augmented Reality 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 reality.
  12. 12. Augmented Reality Augmented reality is a way to use technology to redefine space and places a virtual layer on top of the world with geographic specifications establishing a right fit.
  13. 13. Augmented Reality The technology of augmented reality is a live physical view of a real world setting whose elements is augmented by sensory generated computers.
  14. 14. Augmented Reality On Phones Using portable devices such as mobile phones and tablets with cameras is an example where augmented reality can be applied upon.
  15. 15. Augmented Reality Google Glasses is new project that displays a great example of augmented reality.
  16. 16. Videos