Google Glass as distracting as texting behind the wheel

Google Glass augmented reality games and phone technology

A recent study has found that this wearable technology is as dangerous as other smartphone uses. The results of the first scientific study that has been performed in order to compare the use of Google Glass to that of a typical smartphone have now been released and has shown that this wearable technology headset is just as hazardous to drivers as texting behind the wheel on a cell phone. This comparison research on the augmented reality glasses was conducted at the University of Central Florida (UCF). What was found was…

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Augmented reality glasses unveiled by Sony in prototype form

Sony Smart eyeglass augmented reality glasses

They have now come out with the first form of the Smart EyeGlass, which allows both eyes to see the display. Sony has now come up with a prototype of augmented reality glasses that could, one day, give Google Glass a run for its money, as the Smart EyeGlass features a built-in projector for displaying images and text that will be visible in both eyes. Apps for this wearable technology include everything from mapping to cooking. These augmented reality glasses appear to be – at least in their prototype form…

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Google Glass is being tested by GM

Google Glass augmented reality games and phone technology

The automaker will be testing out the augmented reality glasses in an exploration of possible uses. General Motors Co. is now conducting a number of tests to look into the potential uses for Google Glass at two of its auto making facilities that are located in Michigan. The company has looked into trying out the wearable technology in a series of different kinds of operations. According to the North America manufacturing president of GM, Cathy Clegg, the employees at the Warren Technical Center and the Orion Assembly have been trying…

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Wearable technology used by Minnesota Vikings in camp

minnesota vikings google glass

The team is using Google Glass to help to provide itself with a competitive edge heading into the next season. The Minnesota Vikings are now looking to the world of wearable technology to help them to be able to gain a bit of an edge as they take their first steps toward the 2014 NFL season, and they have decided to use Google Glass as their tech of choice. The team will be using Google Glass for their practices while they are at camp, this summer. This will mean that…

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Augmented reality glasses patented by Lenovo

augmented reality glasses patent (note: these are not real ar)

This suggests that the company is looking to create their own wearable technology product like Google Glass. It has recently been discovered that Lenovo has patented a pair of augmented reality glasses that could reflect the intentions of the company to create its own version of Google Glass. That said, just because a patent has been filed, it doesn’t guarantee that the product will ever be sold. What is known is that Lenovo has filed to obtain a basic patent for what was described as an “Electronic Device and Sound…

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