Google Glass will transform your world
A glimpse of the future or just funny specs?
Augmented reality takes a step closer with Google-powered glasses using a heads-up display and voice commands.
Google has given us a glimpse of tomorrow’s world with Google Glass – prototype augmented reality specs with a heads-up display offering constant interaction with Google-powered services.
The long-rumoured project was finally revealed by Google on its own Project Glass Google+ page. And the YouTube video below shows how Google envisions the glasses working.
All of Google’s services are a blink away on a minimalist interface projected on to a viewfinder or your normal eyeglasses. Controlled using your voice with context- and location-aware intelligence, it promises a new level of always-on augmented reality – letting you do anything from finding your way with Google Maps or buying tickets for a gig, all as you go about your daily business.
It’s rumoured that Google employees have let it slip that models will be available by the end of 2012 for $250 to $600. In the meantime, you can let Google know what you think of the project here.
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