Not to be confused with Google Goggles. Google Glass is an optical head-mounted display designed in the shape of a pair of eyeglasses. Google Glass displayed information in a smartphone-like hands-free format. The world in 6 glasses pdf communicated with the Internet via natural language voice commands.
1,500, before it became available to the public on May 15, 2014. It also had a camera attached to it. The headset originally received a great deal of criticism and legislative action due to privacy and safety concerns.
On January 15, 2015, Google announced that it would stop producing the Google Glass prototype, to be continued in 2017 tentatively. In July 2017, it was announced that the Google Glass Enterprise Edition would be released.
Google Glass was developed by Google X, the facility within Google devoted to technological advancements such as driverless cars. The Google Glass prototype resembled standard eyeglasses with the lens replaced by a head-up display. 2013 they were lighter than the average pair of sunglasses.
The product was publicly announced in April 2012. Sergey Brin wore a prototype of the Glass to an April 5, 2012, Foundation Fighting Blindness event in San Francisco. In May 2012, Google demonstrated for the first time how Google Glass could be used to shoot videos.
225 and free with the purchase of any new Glass unit. Google entered in a partnership with the Italian eyewear company Luxottica, owners of the Ray-Ban, Oakley, and other brands, to offer additional frame designs. In June 2014, Nepal government adopted Google Glass for tackling poachers of wild animals and herbs of Chitwan International Park and other parks listed under World heritage sites.
1,500 and visit a Google office in Los Angeles, New York or San Francisco, to pick up their unit following “fitting” and training from Google Glass guides. On May 13, 2014, Google announced a move to a “more open beta”, via its Google Plus page. In February 2015, The New York Times reported that Google Glass was being redesigned by former Apple executive Tony Fadell, and that it would not be released until he deemed it to be “perfect”. In July 2017 it was announced that the second iteration, the Google Glass Enterprise Edition, would be released in the US for companies such as Boeing.