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Google Glass creator drawn in by Amazon

Google Glass creator drawn in by Amazon

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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 … 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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Wearable technology will experience another shakeup with brain scanning

Wearable technology will experience another shakeup with brain scanning

This is expected to change not only the wearables industry, but mobile marketing, as well. According to a recent statement released by a leading wearable technology industry figure, Tony Gaitatzis, augmented reality glasses and other similar forms of device could soon begin collecting data that could be able to deliver mobile marketing ads that are specific to the mood, personal taste, and location of the wearer. This use of wearables could entirely revolutionize the way that ads … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality glasses competition is on the rise

Augmented reality glasses competition is on the rise

A new product called Smartspecks is meant to give Google Glass a run for its money. While Google Glass has been working very hard to position itself as the leader of the augmented reality glasses market, some serious competition has started to move in, which has decided to price its devices at a considerably lower amount. Smartspecks have joined in the marketplace among the others that are competing with Google Glass. These augmented reality glasses by LaForge Optical … Read entire article »

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