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Google Glass takes you on an epic and emotional first-person trip home for Mother's Day

Google has posted a new video, shot entirely with Google Glass, just in time for Mother's Day. The film was created by students at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, and is part of the Glass Creative Collection. Titled "Seeds," the video features a man taking a long...
Dubai police force stepping into the future with Google Glass

Dubai police force stepping into the future with Google Glass

It appears that not only consumers are getting excited for the possibilities with Google Glass (and wearables in general), but also the Dubai police force. According to a report over on Gulf News, the force will soon use Google Glass to issue fines on the spot to motorists, as well as quickly...
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Pandora Google Glass app lets users stream music to their eyewear

Google has added support for the Pandora Internet radio service to Google Glass, enabling current owners to access streaming music and listen to it on their eyewear via a newly released MyGlass app. A quick post on the Google+ account for Google Glass stated: "Jump to one of your favorite...

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Optivent ORA-1 Android-powered headset takes to Kickstarter, isn't for the style-conscious

Yet another Google Glass challenger has taken to Kickstarter; this time it's the Optivent ORA-1. The company, which is seeking to raise at least $100,000, stakes their claim to fame on running Android 4.2.2 (with a promised upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat and a "Flip-Vu" display that pivots up in...
Google Glass app brings emotional awareness to wearer

Google Glass app brings emotional awareness to wearer

A new Glassware app for Google's wearable Glass can bring a sense of emotional awareness to its users. The Sophisticated High-Speed Recognition Engine, or SHORE, app is able to analyze a person's face and tell the wearer about the gender, approximate age, and mood of the person they're looking at...
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Pandora Google Glass app lets users stream music to their eyewear

Google has added support for the Pandora Internet radio service to Google Glass, enabling current owners to access streaming music and listen to it on their eyewear via a newly released MyGlass app. A quick post on the Google+ account for Google Glass stated: "Jump to one of your favorite...
Glass update makes staying in contact easier

Glass update makes staying in contact easier

With the latest firmware update to Google Glass, staying in touch with your favorite contacts just got a bit easier. Now, tapping on a contact will easily give you options to start a Google Hangouts session, send them an email, or message them through SMS. The update is arriving now to Android...
Glass for budding surgeons

Google Glass heads to the surgical suite for the next generation of doctors

CrowdOptic has announced it will offer its technology made for the Google Glass wearable computing device to the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center, in order to assist medical residents in how to perform surgeries. CrowdOptic has created a way for a...
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Lenovo teams up with Vuzix to offer M100 Smart Glasses in China

Lenovo has teamed up with Vuzix and will soon be offering the M100 Smart Glasses in China. With sales beginning in September, Lenovo will begin marketing the connected eyewear as part of their New Business Development (NBD) brand. The M100 Smart Glasses feature voice recognition, mapping and...
Using IFTTT with Google Glass

Using IFTTT with Google Glass

We've talked about using IFTTT with WeMo for home automation, and with Fitbit as a way to get more out of the available data. We also offered an introduction to IFTTT for those not as familiar with the service — and today we are taking a look at how we can use IFTTT to get a bit more...
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Google Glass officially banned inside some UK movie theaters

The Vue movie theater chain in the UK and the Cinema Exhibitors' Association trade group in that same territory have announced a ban of the use of Google Glass inside their establishments. The announcement comes just a few days after Google announced that its Glass eyewear product would go on...
Google Glass usage is being defined by incoming Glassware

Google Glass usage is being defined by incoming Glassware

Google Glass gets a fair amount of criticism. Interestingly, the criticism comes due to the privacy concerns people have as well as general use issues. I've been wearing Glass on a regular basis for several months now, and despite being happy with the overall experience, I sometimes wonder what I...
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Android Wear notifications are coming to Google Glass

Among the fury of Android Wear announcements we almost forgot about Google Glass, but in a Google I/O session today we were reminded that not only is Glass still here, it's being integrated with the new platform. With a new Glass software build coming in the next few months, Google Glass will...

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