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[ElReg] Google's Page drops the A-bomb: Google Glass runs Android

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Google chief exec Larry Page has confirmed his company's techno-spectacles Google Glass will run some form of Android.

I'm sure we all kind of figured this, but it's nice to know for certain.
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Oh boy... the dev game is ON. BTW, I heard the Teams were using glasses VERY similar to this concept on mission. Gave them a lot of info for their op. Its going to be cool to see what ppl end up doing with this hardware. Adam Outler... get ready.
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I think that the most important thing for Google Glasses (GG) devs right now is to make apps that incorporate artificial reality. That is the high point and the focus of Google Glasses, and the first person to make angry birds appear with the background will win the game (as in get a buttload of cash).
    
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how does one physically interact with the ui in google glass?
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how does one physically interact with the ui in google glass?

Option 1: Leave a good-looking fingerprint.

Option 2: Lick your eyeball.



Sorry, I couldn't resist. biggrin.gif
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This is some pretty great news. Sounds like I'll be able to pick one up on ebay, root it and finally get around to being distracted with emulators, random phone calls and popups with my every waking moment! I'm actually p. excited to get into some sick augmentation stuff.
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how does one physically interact with the ui in google glass?

I'm not so sure you actually can. I haven't looked into it much but I think it's just voice recognition...I think? I'm sure there is a physical on/off button but otherwise it seems like voice commands are all that people are doing in the demo videos I have seen. I would also assume they track eye movement, correct? Seems like the kind of device that should probably do that..

Hmm..I think I'll go do some research now smile.gif
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I'm not so sure you actually can. I haven't looked into it much but I think it's just voice recognition...I think? I'm sure there is a physical on/off button but otherwise it seems like voice commands are all that people are doing in the demo videos I have seen. I would also assume they track eye movement, correct? Seems like the kind of device that should probably do that..

Hmm..I think I'll go do some research now smile.gif

I believe that if it's voice recognition, there would be BIG issues unless something radical changes in the way the device recognizes the owner. As I've read somewhere in here, imagine somebody showing up and saying "google videos of pr0n with horses, open first 10 results in different tabs and play them".

Don't get me wrong, I also am quite curious how it is going to work.
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This is awesome because of the tremendous community development; hopefully it's as open. Maybe I'll be able to play Plants vs Zombies without my boss being able to see me doing so.
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This is awesome because of the tremendous community development; hopefully it's as open. Maybe I'll be able to play Plants vs Zombies without my boss being able to see me doing so.

It's Google Glass, not Google SunGlass
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