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According to a Google executive, the recently cancelled Google Glass Explorer program lacked impact, and was withdrawn so the team could take a break and rethink strategies.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

Sony’s latest concept smart eyewear can be fitted to any glasses, will be demoed at CES

Sony has revealed its SmartEyeglass prototype, which it will show off as a concept device at CES 2015. Rather than a standalone model, SmartEyeglass clips to existing glasses, and Sony plans to put it in production during the next year.
Wearables

Is Google Glass on the brink of going mainstream, or the brink of failure?

It’s been more than two years since Google unleashed its vision for a wearable future, and it’s clear to see that few of us are ready to join the Glass masses.
Wearables

Heads up: This is what Google Glass 2 could look like

A patent filed by Google could have given us our first look at the design for Google Glass 2. The picture shows a more compact, stylish version of the original smart eyewear.
Wearables

The next version of Google Glass may have an Intel chip inside

A new report says Google could have struck a deal with Intel to power a future version of Google Glass. Intel may promote the new specs, apparently due for release in 2015, to businesses.