Google With Its Google Eyes – Glasses Cum Smartphone

Posted on Feb 9 2012 - 2:44pm by CONTRIBUTOR

Editor’s Note: Guest Author Ruchika Shokeen is a technology enthusiast interested in analysing and reporting about different technologies.

Google the company which is known to us a search engine giant – its search, social network and its android platform but now the company is working on a special kind of glasses, not any ordinary glasses but glasses cum smart phone.

The glasses are reported to have on one lens a heads-up display, which is designed to overlay information on a transparent surface – which are something seems to be similar as used by the jet pilots to see elevation and direction information on their cockpit windshields, flashing information and who’s calling or texting on the glasses. It’s likely to run one a version of Android, connecting to the Internet, and even includes a global positioning system and double as a phone.

These glasses to be made of LCDs not active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) technology – as it would be not suited for this kind of functions.  The eyewear could include camera, Wi-Fi and heads-up display as well. Theses glasses would be having I/O on the glasses will also include voice input and output. Theses glasses consist of CPU/RAM/storage hardware like 1GHz ARM A8, 256MB RAM and 8GB of storage.

9to5Google reported that the glasses could be released in a beta trial program. It is also reported that Microvision and researchers at the University of Washington are also working on the similar kind of project – have demonstrated a prototype contact lens that can receive streaming data wirelessly and contain a single pixel of information. Well, what holds the future is we will get to know soon actually very soon.

(Image Credit: 9to5Google)

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