Apple has patented a method of overlaying details onto real-world environments, similar to what Google was trying to achieve with Glass. The user would see details of points of interest, like the names of buildings on Fifth Avenue or the different parts of a car. In the patent, the user clicks the point to see […]
After two years in the dark, Google Glass has returned, launching a new enterprise edition (EE) that several major corporations have already deployed into their workforce. Google Glass EE improves on the first model — sold to enthusiasts for $1,500 — with better networking, security, a faster processor, more battery life, and a higher megapixel […]
With the old adage everything old is new again, this certainly seems to be the case for phenomenon bone conduction. Once the darling of hearing aids, it began to show up in the consumer headphone market in the early 2000s. During this time, bone conduction headphones were marketed as safer for long-term hearing than their […]
Apple has reportedly been in talks with suppliers to test prototype augmented reality glasses, according to Bloomberg. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the report states that the executive team are “weighing an expansion” into digital glasses. See Also: Apple picks Blackberry talent for driverless car OS The prototype device connects to an iPhone wirelessly […]
Snapchat was on the ropes after Instagram pretty much ripped it off in a major update rolling out its Stories feature over the summer. The Venice, CA-based social giant is answering this challenge by unveiling a new wearable camera that enables its users to send 10-second videos (called snaps) to their feed without having to raise […]
Do you ever wander what happened to the Google Glass, that amazing looking contraption that was pushed so heavily a few years ago? Though it doesn’t seem to have become the worldwide phenomenon Google was hoping for, many businesses have found important uses for it. Boeing is a company that manufactures aircraft for airlines and […]
APX Labs, a growing enterprise startup, was awarded the Technology Pioneer award by World Economic Forum for its Skylight wearable platform on Monday. The Skylight platform provides a smart glasses overlay for industrial workers that lets them see tasks, watch how-to videos, communicate with management, and stream POV video. See Also: Alphabet spells future W-E-A-R-A-B-L-E-S […]
Alphabet, the parent of Google, has a plethora of wearables either on the shelves or coming in the next few years, showing a big commitment towards this new category of technology. Currently, most wearables attach to the wrist, but in the future there should be a wearable for every part of the body, and for […]
Don’t think of this as a move to take on Google Glass, though.
Glass is changing and so is the world of wearables.
Strapping gadgets on employees sounds great, but it’s not easy.
Has the chipmaker’s transformation into a wearables player claimed a casualty?
And everyone else’s, too.
“Moonshots” chief Astro Teller says Google tries to fail fast and often.
Behold a product that makes Google Glass look like a winner.
Sales will cease, as the face-gear leaves Glass Explorer behind.
They see no reason to break their alliances with Google Glass.
So long, Texas Instruments
Luv ya, but it’s never going to happen.