Google Glass the first wearable computer

Google Glass

Google Glass

Google has always come up with new innovative ideas related to technologies. Recently google come up with yet one more innovation named “Google Glass”. Google Glass is one in all the foremost hyped and anticipated comes from Google. Google continually tries to push the boundaries of our technology and Google Glass is no exception. Google Glass is an Optical Head Mounted Display (OHMD) that is being developed by Google within the Project Glass analysis and development project. It is not simply any glasses, we can call it wearable computer. Using Google Glass, we can communicate with the web using voice commands. The Google Glass can assist you to explore your world and share it.

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Google glass

While the frames do not presently have lenses on them, Google is considering a tie-up with big brand sunglass retailers like Ray-Ban or Warby Parker and should additionally open their own retail stores to permit customers to check on the device. The glasses are standard and so probably attachable to traditional prescription glasses. On 26th Jan 2014, Google declared that they were adding four prescription frame choices for $225.

Hardware used Google Glass

Google glass collection

Google Mentioned that Google Glass come up with a powerful CPU and much of RAM. It contains a mic for voice commands, gyroscope, accelerometer, and wireless radio for information input, a speaker and a camera. The Glass placed above your eyed it will not interfere with vision. There will not be any removable storage media, the sole port of the “Google Glass “has a MicroUSB port to charge the device.

Google Glass Navigation

Navigation google glass

Glass has touchpad on the side of the device using which we can operate the Glass. Totally different swipe gestures on the track pad controls basic navigation of the Glass. Also, there is one action button on top. You can put the Glass in sleep mode by pressing the action button you can turn it on.

How to get Google Glass

For those who want to get involved early and want to try it. You can sign up and Google will let you know if a spot opens up. For those who want to sign up for the Glass please read the following condition before you go ahead.

Click here to Sign up

  • Price of the glass is $1500 + tax

Google Glass Specifications

SPECIFICATIONGOOGLE (PROJECT) GLASS
DeveloperGoogle
Websitegoogle.com/glass
ManufacturerFoxconn
Typeoptical head mounted display (OHMD), Wearable computer
Operating systemAndroid
BatteryLithium Polymer battery (2.1 Wh)
CPUOMAP 4430 SoC, dual-core
Memory1GB RAM
Storage16 GB Flash total (12 GB of usable memory)
Display Prism projector, 640×360 pixels (equivalent of a 25 in/64 cm screen from 8 ft/2.4 m away
SoundBone conduction transducer
InputVoice command through microphone, accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor
Controller inputTouchpad, MyGlass phone app
CameraPhotos : 5 MP
videos :720p
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11b/g, Bluetooth, micro USB
Weight50g
Backward
compatibility
Any Bluetooth-capable phone; MyGlass companion app requires Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher or any iOS 7.0 or higher
ColorsCharcoal, Tangerine, Shale, Cotton, Sky
Release date 2014
price$1,500 USD

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  1. Ravi Pawar says:

    its so nice post ….


About Shailesh Puri

Shailesh Puri is a web enthusiast and tech-savvy blogger who enjoys technology. He is currently a co-founder of Rabimart.com and Health24by7.com and working in a software company. He like to share his ideas related to technology through his own blog at Technetpal.com as well as by writing guest articles on other blogging sites.