Google Project Glass : Futuristic Technology that will change the World?
If you are fan of Dragon Ball Z series, you certainly knew there was a tool shaped like a radar glasses that are always used by Freeza troops and Saiyan people. This radar glasses can help us to determine our location and other people location. Well … What happens if that kind of glasses really exist in real world? It is not impossible after recently Google is developing a project called Project Glass. This was revealed yesterday. Google publishes information about this Project Glass through their Google Plus page.
What is Project Glass? Project Glass that could also be called Google Glass is an innovation glass (eyewear) product that invented by Google’s innovation team. Google is currently developing a glass that use the latest technology to help our activity every day. Project Glass is minimalist shaped and there are front facing camera and microphone installed in it. These glasses will be operated using voice input interface.
Google seems still ask for input from the outside in developing this product. This is apparent in the words written on their Project Glass Google Plus page.
We think technology should work for you—to be there when you need it and get out of your way when you don’t.
A group of us from Google[x] started Project Glass to build this kind of technology, one that helps you explore and share your world, putting you back in the moment. We’re sharing this information now because we want to start a conversation and learn from your valuable input. So we took a few design photos to show what this technology could look like and created a video to demonstrate what it might enable you to do.
Please follow along as we share some of our ideas and stories. We’d love to hear yours, too. What would you like to see from Project Glass?
It remains unclear whether these glasses will be sold or not, but the development of these glasses are estimated to be complete in the end of 2012. These glasses is reportedly use Android as the operating system.
With the appearance of this product, it seems Google is really taking a serious look at augmented reality. Visual appearance of these glasses will be displayed right in front of user eyes. These glasses would later serve as your personal assistant. It will remind the schedule of any activities you should do today.
Google Glass also can display various information such as weather forecasts, temperatures, up to concert ticket prices. Google Glass can also be used as means of communication such as mobile phone or the substitution for messenger and email.
When you go to the bookstore, Google Glass will also provide information regarding the location of the books you are looking for. By using the Google Glass, you can take some pictures and then instantly share videos with your friends.
Google Glass can also help you avoid traffic jams by informing where the lines are being jammed and provide an alternative route suggestions.
Google Glass will be connected using 3G/4G data connection. This product is also equipped with GPS to track your location that will be very useful for Google Maps.
For more details, you should see video below
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