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*Google Glass is an optical head mounted display(OHMD) device. *It is a smartphone like hands free technology.

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  • 1. Our goal is to reduce the time between intention and action. - Larry Page(Google CEO)

2. PRESENTED BY : MOHAMMAD SAIF AMITY SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (AMITY UNIVERSITY) 3. WHAT IT IS? WHAT IT is? 4. Google Glass is a wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display (OHMD). It displays information in a smartphone-like hands- free format. Wearers communicate with the Internet via natural language voice commands. A prototype for a transparent Heads-Up Display (HUD) worn over one eye. 5. It is basically a wearable computer that will use the same Android software that powers Android smartphones and tablets. A new paradigm in human-computer interaction. It will have the combined features of virtual reality and augmented reality. 6. Development? 7. Google Glass was developed by Google X, the facility within Google devoted to technological advancements such as driverless cars. The U.S. military began researching head-mounted displays in 1995. Google Glass is smaller and slimmer than previous head-mounted display designs. In April 2013, the Explorer Edition was made available to Google I/O developers in the United States for $1,500. 8. The product began testing in April 2012. Sergey Brin wore a prototype of the Glass to an April 5, 2012, Foundation Fighting Blindness event in San Francisco. In May 2012, Google demonstrated for the first time how Google Glass could be used to shoot video. 9. components? 10. Touchpad: A touchpad is located on the side of Google Glass, allowing users to control the device by swiping through a timeline-like interface displayed on the screen. Camera: Google Glass has the ability to take photos and record 720p HD video. Display: The Explorer version of Google Glass uses a Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCoS), field-sequential color, LED illuminated display. 11. WHAT IT DOES? 12. Strava Run Track your runs with GPS, analyze your performance, set new personal records and see how you stack up against friends. Navigation Whether you love to cycle or run, Glass makes it easy to stay on course with turn-by-turn navigation. 13. Make a Call / Send SMS Easily make calls and send messages through Glass, so you can keep in touch while on the go. Google Play Music Need motivation to push it one more mile? Simply say "ok glass, listen to" to fire up your favorite tracks from Google Play Music. 14. Word Lens From road signs to menus, Word Lens for Glass lets you translate printed words from one language to another, in real time. Search Wondering how tall the Eiffel Tower is? Glass lets you quickly and easily access Google Search without breaking your stride. 15. Take a Picture or Video Whether you're into relaxing by the beach or climbing mountains, Glass makes it easy to capture memories without taking you out of the moment. Social Share your adventures instantly to Google+, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr, Path, and Twitter. 16. News Stay on top of the headlines and scores with updates from the New York Times, CNN, Mashable, Thuuz and more. Evernote From shopping lists to reminders, quickly speak to save, access and organize the information you want with Evernote. 17. REFERENCES: https://www.google.com/glass/start/what-it-does/ IEEE Project Glass (Thad Starner) http://www.catwig.com/google-glass-teardown/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Glass http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c6W4CCU9M4 http://www.engadget.com/2012/09/14/googleglass- diane-von-furstenberg-new-york-fashionweek-video/