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Google renames Glass team ‘Project Aura’, working on ‘cool wearables’

Google has reportedly hired a bunch of engineers and developers for its Glass team, which is now thought to be working under the name "Project Aura." Besides working on a new version of Glass, Aura is also said to be developing other "cool…

Google Glass 2.0 news: Enterprise Edition may have a foldable hinge and ruggedized body

All eyes are on Google as it gets ready to release the second version of its Glass eyewear, and rumors suggest that the new device is going to have a focus on business use, and not be available to general consumers at all.

Trends with Benefits: Augmented reality and terraforming the moon

is Google relaunching a dud with Google Glass 2.0? The marketing appears to be towards "professionals," but will the new design be enough to overcome the bad publicity version 1.0 received? Microsoft's Hololens certainly has more appeal…

Google Glass wants you to feel magical by taking photos using finger frames

Google recently filed and was awarded a patent for finger framing, which will literally allow you to take pictures of what you frame with your thumb and index fingers of each hand.

Is Google planning a Glass relaunch in the near future?

A job role being advertised for Google suggests that version 2.0 of Glass isn't far away — the position requires experience of consumer product launches as well as quality and reliability testing.

Google is developing an OS for the Internet of Things

Google is developing an OS for the Internet of Things codenamed "Brillo." This should be announced next week at Google I/O. This marks an important step in Google entering the IOT market after purchasing Nest and other companies.

Where’s our wearable revolution? The state of tech’s biggest unfulfilled promise

In the last installment of Wear Next, we step back to look at how far wearables have come, promises left unfulfilled, and what’s ahead for this promising technology.
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DT Daily: Google Glass isn’t dead after all 2:20

Reports in January of the end of Google’s Glass Explorer program apparently didn’t signal the demise of Glass. Executive chairman Eric Schmidt told the Wall street journal that Glass is alive and well. Nest CEO Tony…

Google Glass isn’t dead, says Eric Schmidt, it’s just getting started

Google executive Eric Schmidt says that Google Glass isn't dead. The smartglasses are still in development and in need of improvements, Schmidt insisted, while also discounting rumors that Glass failed.

Did Google shoot too high with its Glass ‘moonshot,’ or not high enough?

Did the Glass Voyager program stumble because the product was too forward thinking, or not forward thinking enough?

These smartglasses could be worn by NASA astronauts on their way to Mars

NASA is investigating the possibility of issuing astronauts on missions to Mars and to meteors with smartglasses, and it has whittled the competing devices down to one, final option.

Squabbling engineers and an illicit affair helped shatter Google Glass, report says

An article published by the New York Times has charted the short, but exciting, life of Google Glass, from its inception inside Google's X labs, to its recent demise.