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Wearables

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.
DT Daily

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…
Wearables

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.
Opinion

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?
Wearables

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.
Wearables

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.
Wearables

Google Glass may disappear for a good long while, hints Google

According to a Google executive, the recently cancelled Google Glass Explorer program lacked impact, and was withdrawn so the team could take a break and rethink strategies.
Wearables

The importance of privacy, style, and other lessons learned from Google Glass

There’s good news for everyone in the lukewarm reception to Google’s very public Glass experiment. The company is clearly taking all of the lessons learned from one of the most public betas in recent memory back to the drawing board.
Android Army

Thanks Google, I just spent $1,500 on a project you abandoned

Thanks Google, I just spent $1500 on the Glass project you've shut down, without a word on whether it's about to become a useless tangle of metal on my face.
Wearables

Google kills off Glass Explorer program, but promises more to come

Google will reportedly stop selling Glass through its Explorer program, but will continue to test it with developers and businesses. A new version of Glass is expected to debut this year in 2015.
Cool Tech

Smart glasses meet style in Osterhout Design Group’s attempt to outclass Google Glass

ODG's consumer-targeted smart glasses will be styled to look like a pair of Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses, weigh 125 grams (about 0.28 pounds), support the Qualcomm Vuforia mobile vision platform, include positional sensors and run on an OS…
Wearables

These ordinary-looking glasses just may be the future of smart eyewear

These may look like ordinary spectacles, but they're actually smart glasses. Called the Jins Meme, they use special electrodes and movement sensors to tell when you're sleepy, or having trouble concentrating.