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Wearable technology used by Minnesota Vikings in camp

Wearable technology used by Minnesota Vikings in camp

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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 … Read entire article »

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Google Glass was banned from certain Comic-Con program rooms

Google Glass was banned from certain Comic-Con program rooms

In an effort to keep super secret screenings from leaking, the augmented reality glasses were not permitted inside. Comic-Con has now added itself to a growing list of locations that has created a ban for the Google Glass augmented reality headgear – at least when it came to certain parts of the event’s experiences. The event organizers for Comic-Con felt that it was necessary to ban the augmented reality device from some screenings. This is not at all … Read entire article »

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Google Glass creator drawn in by Amazon

Google Glass creator drawn in by Amazon

Following the launch of the online marketplace’s first smartphone this wearable technology expert has been lured in. The expert at the head of the wearable technology development project for Google Glass is now moving over to one of the company’s direct rivals, Amazon, following the release of their Fire Phone smartphone. One of the Google X directors, Babak Parviz, posted about the move on his Google+ page. Parviz had been one of the heads at the secretive research … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology will notably increase data usage by 2018

Wearable technology will notably increase data usage by 2018

A new report from Cisco has pointed out that mobile networks will experience increased strain from wearables. Cisco has now released its “Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast 2013-2018” report, which has included a number of predictions as to the impact that wearable technology will have on the mobile networks. The firm has forecasted that by 2018, there will be 177 million wearables that will be connected to networks. That will be a tremendous rise … Read entire article »

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Google Glass is taking off more rapidly in mobile health

Google Glass is taking off more rapidly in mobile health

These augmented reality glasses are quickly taking on a heightened role in medicine and healthcare. As much as the users of Google Glass has received a considerable amount of scorn from the general population, it has managed to gain a considerable amount of respect in the medicine and health field, and is playing a growing role in healthcare. A number of healthcare products were released for this augmented reality headset. This was a timely release for Google Glass, … Read entire article »

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Google begins testing new feature for its augmented reality glasses

Google begins testing new feature for its augmented reality glasses

AR glasses can be controlled with a simple glance Google has been testing a new feature for its augmented reality glasses. The hype around Google Glass has begun to dissipate somewhat, but Google has been introducing new features to Glass on a regular basis. The company has yet to announce any official release date for its AR glasses, but there are several hundred of these products currently being used by developers and those in the tech … Read entire article »

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Wearable tech presents growing amount of Google Glass competition

Wearable tech presents growing amount of Google Glass competition

The latest to rival the giant’s augmented reality headset is the current version of SiMEye. A company from Taiwan is now doing its best to carve its way into the wearable tech industry with a device that would add to the competition that is currently growing for the Google Glass augmented reality headset. Should the company be successful, it could represent quite the upset in this infant industry. In fact, the company behind these new mobile devices has … Read entire article »

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Google Glass blocking technology designed to enhance privacy

Google Glass blocking technology designed to enhance privacy

A growing number of people are starting to resent “Glassholes” and the risk of their surveillance. A new product has been created in the form of a very simple program by artist Julian Oliver, from Berlin, which has been designed to detect any Google Glass device that is nearby and that is making an attempt to connect with a Wi-Fi network. The program, called Glasshole.sh, uses a unique character string discovered in these augmented reality wearables. Oliver found … Read entire article »

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