The Google Glass project hits the UK
Google CEO Larry Page demos Glass eyeware.
One day we’ll all look this cool
For the first time a working pair of the Google Project Glass glasses have been demonstrated to the public in the UK, modelled by Google CEO Larry Page.
Speaking at the London-based Zeitgeist event, the Google CEO took to the stage to give his keynote speech wearing an early prototype of the device.
While there was no live feed of the device working the CEO did use the on-board camera to snap a photo of the audience and send it to Google HQ saying: “It’s still in a bit of an early stage but I’m really excited to be able to have one. And to have it working.”
The CEO did however admit that the prototype wasn’t showing him everyone’s name as shown in the glasses’ original promotional video.
The Glass device is an augmented reality heads-up unit that provides the wearer with information about their surroundings.
Voice controls enable users to interact with their smartphones to make calls, provide alerts, request info and update their calendar.
Watch Larry Page speaking at Zeitgeist 2012 in the video below:
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