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[NYT] Google Begins Testing Its Augmented-Reality Glasses

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If you venture into a coffee shop in the coming months and see someone with a pair of futuristic glasses that look like a prop from “Star Trek,” don’t worry. It’s probably just a Google employee testing the company’s new augmented-reality glasses.

On Wednesday, Google gave people a clearer picture of its secret initiative called Project Glass. The glasses are the company’s first venture into wearable computing.

The glasses are not yet for sale. Google will, however, be testing them in public.

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Source: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/04/04/google-begins-testing-its-augmented-reality-glasses/

I will forever give up my iPhone and join the world of Android if Google can pull this off. There is a video in the link.

In before "What does the scouter say about his power level".

EDIT: Forgot the source... /facepalm
Edited by Dronac - 4/4/12 at 1:35pm
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Source??
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I prefer regular reality, but thanks.thumb.gif
    
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Gonna guess it is this link
https://plus.google.com/111626127367496192147/posts

Awesome!
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Nice! Was waiting for something like this to happen.

Will be very useful for just about everything. They have something similar to this for ski goggles already, would be cool to have it integrated with my phone!

Also, one step closer to the "eyePhone" from Futurama. tongue.gif
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In before "What does the scouter say about his power level".

It's over 9000!!!!
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I think this would be eventually the evolution of mobile telecommunications. Wearable HUDs will be the future of connectivity someday, and I welcome this paradigm shift from the standard cellular phone model.
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All of my money... when I get some of course.
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how does this work w/ people who already wear classes? Will they be able to get custom lenses for their frames?
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