Posts tagged as: Google Glass

Sony Opens Up Preorders for Developer Edition of SmartEyeglass

Sony is continuing where the Google Glass headset left off, by putting its own augmented reality headset on sale. The developer edition, model number SED-E1, of SmartEyeglass has become open to pre-order in the United Kingdom and Germany with sales in Japan the United States, and six other countries coming soon, with Sony expecting to […]

NATO and MPAA Announce Policy Banning Wearable Recording Devices

Wearing Google Glass in any movie theater in the United States could soon mean a visit from law enforcement thanks to the efforts of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and National Association of Theatre Owners. The organizations released a joint statement this week announcing that wearable devices are now added to official anti-piracy […]

UK Cinemas Ban Google Glass in Theatres

When Google Glass burst onto the scene last year, many people worried about how the ease with which users could record video and take photos. With Google Glass now available in the United Kingdom (the first expansion outside the United States), people in the UK are dealing with the same concerns, and it looks like […]

Google’s Mystery Barge Ordered to Leave San Francisco Bay

Google has been ordered to stop construction of its floating retail barge and tow the structure 80 miles east, out of the San Francisco Bay Area to the Port of Stockton in Central California after failing to obtain the proper building permits. The mysterious $35 million barge began rising last summer off Treasure Island next […]

Prescription-Compatible Google Glass Picture Hit the Web

A version of Google Glass that is compatible with prescription glasses has shown up in new pictures posted to the Internet, giving a look at what Google has in mind for its wearable technology project. The images, since taken down, showed up on the Google+ page of a Google employee, and they were picked up […]

Google Buys 6.3% Stake in Google Glass Supplier Himax

Google has made an investment in the company that constructs parts for its Google Glass device. The buying of a 6.3-percent stake in head-mounted display technology manufacturer Himax will help the producer in improving its ‘liquid crystal on silicon chip’ production, as well as allowing Google to secure the company as a component supplier for […]

Google Updates Glass Video, Extends Pre-Orders

Google has created a new video showing off the user interface of the Google Glass headset. The video belwo was relased at the same time as Google opens up its Glass pre-orders to non-developers, allowing the Explorer edition of the headset to be ordered by “bold, creative individuals.” The new video shows a more refined […]

Meta and Epson Join Forces to Take On Google Glass

Startup Meta has partnered with Epson to break into the nascent wearable devices market. In contrast with Google’s Project Glass single display approach, Meta’s planned product will utilize dual 3D displays. It also aims to add further depth to the AR experience by incorporating 3D tracking for gesture control, which his highlighted in the video […]

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