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Google Glass is headed to the International Space Station today

Google Glass is headed to the International Space Station today

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); These augmented reality wearable technology devices have received mixed reviews on Earth, now they will try space. Among the latest technology news regarding Google Glass is the fact that it is being blasted into space today, sending it to the International Space Station as a part of a broader mission starting in the Kennedy Space Center located in Florida. The purpose of the mission involves the study of certain functions of flatworms within … Read entire article »

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Is Google Glass ever going to be something consumers want?

Is Google Glass ever going to be something consumers want?

Many developers are starting to think that this wearable technology has already seen its 15 minutes of fame. The Google Glass wearables have been making appearances at high profile events and have been making technology news headlines as they cause governments and companies to rethink the types of regulations that they have in place – such as for drivers or movie goers. However, many in the industry are starting to ask whether these wearables will ever truly … Read entire article »

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Google Glass could bring millions in savings to KFC and other fast food chains

Google Glass could bring millions in savings to KFC and other fast food chains

These augmented reality glasses have the potential to save companies millions through improved worker efficiency. One of the largest fast food chains in the world, KFC, has recently run a trial using Google Glass, in which its employees were trained to use the device with a software program that was designed to help them to improve their overall efficiency rate. The parent company for that fast food chain, Yum Brands, could reduce its labor costs considerably. The training … Read entire article »

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Google Glass addiction has been identified in an Explorer

Google Glass addiction has been identified in an Explorer

A man is now being treated for this condition, which is the first internet addiction disorder involving this device. A new study has revealed that doctors in San Diego have now come across and diagnosed the first known case of internet addiction disorder that involves the use of Google Glass, for which a man has now been treated. The patient who was suffering from the condition was 31 years old and checked into an addiction program for … Read entire article »

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Google Glass has been adopted by staff members of the Edinburgh Airport

Google Glass has been adopted by staff members of the Edinburgh Airport

As wearable technology rapidly becomes more popular, these types of devices are turning up in all new places. It has become quite commonplace for passengers travelling through the Edinburgh Airport – or virtually any other airport, for that matter – to see staff members from customer service to security equipped with walkie talkies and cell phones, but Google Glass has now become the next step in technology that is being carried around, or worn, by these … Read entire article »

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Google Glass as distracting as texting behind the wheel

Google Glass as distracting as texting behind the wheel

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 … Read entire article »

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Google Glass assists in surgeons with better patient monitoring

Google Glass assists in surgeons with better patient monitoring

A recent study has shown that this augmented reality technology allows doctors to more easily watch vital signs. In a pilot study conducted by Stanford University, surgical residents who wore Google Glass augmented reality devices in order to be able to monitor the vital signs of their patients during simulated surgeries were capable of identifying complications more quickly and acting to address them more rapidly than the surgeons who did not have this wearable technology. The study … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality glasses unveiled by Sony in prototype form

Augmented reality glasses unveiled by Sony in prototype form

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 … Read entire article »

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