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ITRI Finally Brings Minority Report Tech to Life
Dec 14, 2013 - in News
Taiwanese Industrial Technology Research Institute already has a working augmented reality system that projects a virtual GUI in front of the user.
New App Brings Augmented Reality HUD to Your Windshield
Nov 16, 2013 - in News
Augmented reality is the next big step for personal computing. Adding information overlays for life has a lot of practical applications, especially if you can avoid fiddling with your device while on the road. And now we can say "there's an app for that."
3D, Virtual Reality, And Immersive Technology At The U Of OIT
Nov 5, 2013 - in Reviews
We spent a day at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology with Neil Schneider to check out some cool 3D and virtual reality hardware available for projects, specifically for students in the Game Development and Entrepreneurship Program.
Best Buy May Sell Google Glass in 2014
Aug 24, 2013 - in News
For better coverage, Google may establish pop-up shops in Best Buy stores.
Microsoft Files a Patent for HMD Devices
Aug 5, 2013 - in News
Is Microsoft working on a multi-platform competitor to the Oculus Rift?
Google Briefly Re-opened Doors to Explorer Program
Aug 1, 2013 - in News
Google's Explorer participants had a brief chance to add one friend.
Google Ramps Up Glass Production with Himax Investment
Jul 23, 2013 - in News
Google has invested in the supplier of LCOS chips for Glass.
Developer Creating Glass OS that Google Can't Control
Jul 18, 2013 - in News
One word: scary.
Google Glass Heralded as the Next iPhone
Jun 24, 2013 - in News
Forrester Research believes Glass will become the next game-changing iPhone.
Google Now Answers to Six Other Countries Over Glass
Jun 21, 2013 - in News
Now six additional countries are asking Google about Glass.
MiKandi Already Developing "Adult" App for Google Glass
Jun 3, 2013 - in News
There's already a dark side to Google Glass.
Congress Questions Larry Page Over Google Glass
May 19, 2013 - in News
Congress wants to know how Google plans to protect consumers using and not using Google Glass.
Google Glass: Ergonomics, Performance, And Practicality, Tested
May 14, 2013 - in Reviews
Google's Glass Explorer Edition kit showed up at my house late last week, and I've been living with it ever since. We have first impressions on ergonomics, etiquette, practicality, performance, and the future of Google's wearable computer.
Sprint, Hallmark Making Tech Trek Doc Using Google Glass
May 2, 2013 - in News
Google Glass will be used in an interactive documentary sponsored by Sprint and Hallmark.
Microsoft Expanding Visuals Beyond TV with IllumiRoom
Apr 30, 2013 - in News
This could be a future peripheral for the upcoming Xbox Infinity console and Windows-based PC.
Google Releases Glass Kernel Source Code to Developers
Apr 30, 2013 - in News
The kernel source code for Glass is now available to download.
Schmidt: Talking To Google Glass Can Be a Little Weird
Apr 29, 2013 - in News
We can imagine.
Google Glass Specs CPU, RAM Exposed via ADB
Apr 27, 2013 - in News
The ADB was used on Google Glass to reveal the SoC and RAM.
Google Glass Still a Year Away for Consumers
Apr 24, 2013 - in News
So much for that $1500 spy tool for Christmas. Shucks.
Baidu May/May Not Be Working on Google Glass Clone
Apr 4, 2013 - in News
News of Baidu Eye is an April Fools' joke spun out of control, but the company claims there's also a hint of truth.
Initial Google Glass Units Will Be Built in the USA
Mar 29, 2013 - in News
Google wants to set an example for other American businesses. Go Google go!
Google Disqualifies Many Glass Contest Winners
Mar 29, 2013 - in News
Someone obviously fell asleep while approving submissions for the Google Glass content.
Google Has Chosen 8,000 Winners in Glass Contest
Mar 28, 2013 - in News
And the winners are...
Google Demos Gmail, NYT Apps for Glass
Mar 12, 2013 - in News
Google Glass is simply going to be utter coolness.
Google Glass Banned from Seattle Bar; Dev Kit Hits eBay
Mar 11, 2013 - in News
A bar in Seattle has banned Google Glass while a "tangerine" unit has popped up on eBay for $8000.
Google Glass App Can Identify Your Friends by Clothing
Mar 9, 2013 - in News
This Glass app can recognize people by the clothes they're wearing.
Google Shooting for 4Q13, Sub-$1,500 Project Glass Release
Feb 25, 2013 - in News
Google may be shooting to launch a consumer version of Glass by the end of the year.
Vuzix Launches Next-Gen See-Thru AR Eyewear System
Feb 12, 2013 - in News
Big-screen video on-the-go has just been updated.
Project Glass "Explorer Edition" Finally Visits FCC
Feb 1, 2013 - in News
Looks like Google wasn't too far from its January 2013 target for developers.
Google Wants to Patent a Laser Keyboard for Project Glass
Jan 18, 2013 - in News
A laser projector mounted to Google Glass could shoot a numeric pad onto your hand.