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Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s pet project is Google Glass, which is a pair of spectacles that function as a wearable computer. He’s been spotted wearing them at multiple events, but NYC resident Noah Zerkin happened to sit across from him on the subway train. Zerkin had a chat with Brin (whom he described as both “the powerful man in the world” and a “nice guy”) and tweeted a picture of Brin wearing the glasses and a pleasant smile. Although pictures of Brin wearing Google Glass in the wild are rare, it’s no surprise to see that’s testing them constantly in real world situations. Developers who are interested in the device will soon have pairs... Read more...
For as much attention Google Glass has received, due in part to appearing on the face of Google co-founder Sergey Brin at high-profile events such as a New York fashion show, Vuzix Corporation’s M100 Smart Glasses may quietly be beating Google to market. Indeed, Vuzix expects its M100 Smart Glasses to ship in the second half of this year. Slightly less silly-looking than Google Glass, the M100 glasses run on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and feature a color display with a 16:9 aspect ratio, a 16-degree field of view, and about 2000 nits of brightness. Under the (very tiny) hood is a 1GHz OMAP4430 processor, 1GB of RAM, and 4GB of flash storage with a microSD slot for additional storage.... Read more...
They’re calling it “anticipatory computing”, and it’s a big step forward in the way we’ll interact with our computing systems, or at least that’s what Expect Labs will be working on with the $2.4 million it received in investor funding today from Google Ventures and Greylock Partners. MindMeld, which was unveiled last month, is reminiscent of tools like Siri, but it goes far beyond what Siri does and can do, and Expect Labs wants it to be available on every computing platform you have, from your tablet to your car’s slick new smart capabilities to Google Glass. What the app does currently is bring up relevant information and links while you’re videochatting... Read more...
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