unreachable (for now) and desired (by many). So are the Google Glass, one of the most recent and Google devices and the latest innovations within what is called wearable computing that is resonating more in the world of technology. But what’s behind these glasses that enable seamless interaction and constant integration with our daily lives?Google Glass
principle seems not much more than that: glasses with a camera attached, but when detailed technical specifications and understand that this is what today we have the smartphone glued to their eyes, ears and other , closer to the brain, things change.
Google Glass is a metal bracket that integrates a mini processor in the right side. Among its technical characteristics is amazing 5 megapixel camera capable of recording at 720p and 16 GB of flash memory storage. Its features include:
- durable mounts adjustable pads adaptable to any size face.
- high resolution screen gives you the feeling of having a 25-inch HD screen a few meters.
- bone conduction audio transmission.
- Wifi 802.11b Wireless Bluetooth.
- similar to a modern smartphone, with duration of a normal day.
- Charger micro USB
- Compatible with Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) through the app MyGlass
What is the virtual screen HD a few yards? On the right eye sits a glass cube that reflects a screen we see in the upper right corner of our visual landscape. The display is very similar to a smartphone interface: change the screens sliding sideways right pin touching the glasses.
Google Glass is not yet available. In fact, the American company has managed to cleverly manage expectations about the future release. In principle, announced that it would go on sale in 2014, and has only a few units released to developers worldwide.
In the Google I / O 2013 the developers could buy only with a company based in the United States at a price of $ 1,500. The amazing thing is that the Internet is a hundreds of photos of those who try them, and to say that in the U.S. some rent out to $ 500 per day.
How do you feel?
Those who have tried it say that your exterior appearance does not impress too, although it’s still a beta version and will soon improve. They say geeks were surprised at how comfortable they are, and how little invasive of your screen.Google
Glass has a clean and elegant design. They are really futuristic, without falling into exoticism, but rather a human future, where we can recognize. The material they are made feels solid but very lightweight and comfortable. Their integration is very well done and the interface is discreet enough to not bother. Glasses, although in a standard size are not uncomfortable.Google
Glass are revolutionary. That’s for sure. While there is still to come out officially on the market, and their functionality are sure to change, is likely to be a milestone in history. Can you imagine look up information on the internet or in your notes without cutting a conversation, without looking down, without stopping? It is certainly fascinating.