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Google's Project Glass Shows Up at Fashion Week in NYC

We first caught sight of Google's Project Glass back in April. After months of rumors regarding a HUD, Google finally uncovered the secret project and revealed that it was working on perfecting the smart glasses for release in the future. June brought demonstrations from Google at Google I/O, and attendees were even able to pre-order a pair (if they had $1500 hanging around and were willing to trade that cash in for the privilege of being among the first). Other than its appearance at Google I/O, we haven't seen a lot of Project Glass in the last few months. Until this week, that is.

   

The product was spotted at Fashion Week in New York City this week, with one designer using the glasses to record her show. According to The Verge, designer Diane von Furstenberg is using Google's Project Glass to record her New York Fashion Week show from behind the scenes. The recording will be made into a short movie entitled 'DVF through Glass' and will showcase a first-person perspective of preparation and participation in the runway show.

Though the movie itself won't air until this Thursday (September 13), the Diane von Fustenberg Google+ page is awash with first-person perspective shots from the show. Head on over for shots of make up articles, clothes, and models sporting the new Google glasses.

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  • Call me a nerd, but I really want one. =D
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  • booyaah
    Model included?
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  • CaedenV
    is it just me, or does to these fashion models just look like a bunch of hunched over crack addicts wearing bright colors?

    Google glass is the only 'cool' 'futuristic' looking thing in either of those photos.
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  • bustapr
    im interesting in knowing if that thing would emit noticable heat. It certainly does look interesting. its kind of ugly, but its 1st gen. I bet 2nd gen would look alot better.
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  • killerclick
    Will Google realize most people don't care about a head-mounted camera? What we want is a head mounted display, it doesn't even need to be a computer, just connect it to my phone. Keep the camera off it, save the weight and battery life.
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  • boiler1990
    killerclickWill Google realize most people don't care about a head-mounted camera? What we want is a head mounted display, it doesn't even need to be a computer, just connect it to my phone. Keep the camera off it, save the weight and battery life.But even displays still need microprocessors to handle all of the data signals, so it will still technically need the computing devices inside. I do agree that these could have a less-obtrusive design though.
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  • bustapr
    killerclickWill Google realize most people don't care about a head-mounted camera? What we want is a head mounted display, it doesn't even need to be a computer, just connect it to my phone. Keep the camera off it, save the weight and battery life.feel free to downvote me if Im wrong, but Im pretty sure google glass' main objective is to display your phones info on the glasses. the camera is a feature.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_DsUl_vqvo
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  • ankaj
    killerclickWill Google realize most people don't care about a head-mounted camera? What we want is a head mounted display, it doesn't even need to be a computer, just connect it to my phone. Keep the camera off it, save the weight and battery life.If you look into Google Glass a little more, you will realize that it is not just about having a camera attached to your head all the time.
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  • killerclick
    ankajIf you look into Google Glass a little more, you will realize that it is not just about having a camera attached to your head all the time.
    Yeah, but every single demo so far has been all about video capture. I did like that first video, but that wasn't a demo.
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  • neon871
    what glasses?
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