Wednesday, 17 May 2017

GOOGLE GLASS

Google Glass (styled "GLΛSS") is a wearable computer with an Optical Head-Mounted Display (OHMD) that has been developed by Google in the Project Glass research and development project,with a mission of producing a mass-market ubiquitous (Present or found everywhere) computer. Google Glass displays information in a smartphone-like hands-free format that can communicate with the Internet via natural language voice commands or for more ease u can also use it with a touchpad present on the side of the google glass.
Advantages
  • Record videos, take pictures     
  • Show messages
  • Find information
  • Show maps
  • Live video sharing
Applications

a) Manufacturing Industry : Tells worker what to do for example which part goes where. Worker scans the serial number on the part he's working on. This brings up manuals, photos or videos he may need.
b) Ride with Strava :Strava for Glass makes it easy to track your rides, visualize your progress, and challenge your friends, all while keeping your hands on the handlebars.
c) Fire up dinner with All the cooks :  Find and share your favorite recipes through Glass — even when your hands are covered in marinade.
d) See the world in your language with Word Lens: From road signs to menus, Word Lens for Glass lets you translate printed words from one language to another, in real time.
e)Tee off with GolfSight : GolfSight for Glass gives you accurate pin distance, course data, and scoring information, all without the need to dig through your pockets.

Hardware and Technical Specifications
  • Android 4.0.4 and higher
  • 640×360 display
  • 5-megapixel camera, capable of 720p video recording
  • Wi-Fi  enabled
  • Bluetooth Enabled
  • 16GB storage (12 GB available)
  • 682MB RAM
  • 3 axis gyroscope
  • 3 axis accelerometer
  • 3 axis magnetometer (compass)
  • Ambient light sensing and proximity sensor


Tanmeet Kaur
Assistant Professor
ECE Department

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