Augmented Reality Visor

Google Augmented Reality Visor

Augmented Reality Visor

Google Augmented Reality Visor

The Google augmented reality visor, called "Project Glass", features a small heads-up display in front of one eye, overlaying the users view of the world with interesting and useful digital content such as text messages, maps, reminders, video chats, turn-by-turn directions.

Many of the functions are controlled through simple voice commands. It also features audio inputs and outputs.

Google Augmented Reality Visor

Google Augmented Reality Visor

The device's inbuilt camera is able to stream images to Google's rack computers and return augmented reality information to the person wearing them. For example, a person looking at a landmark could see relevant information and comments about it left by friends.

As facial recognition software moves on, Google could match the person’s face and remind the wearer of how and when they met and how many friends they share in common on social networks.

In the video below Google treat the Verge's Joshua Topolsky to a sneak preview at their New York City headquarters. Google developers showed the journalist multiple prototypes, including the very first rough-and-ready X Lab project design the team came up with nearly three years ago.


As facial recognition software moves on, Google could match the person’s face and remind the wearer of how and when they met and how many friends they share in common on social networks.

The glasses feature a processor with the specifications of an Android smartphone.

The device's screen is transparent OLED or LCD, displaying a live video feed from a built-in camera on the front, overlaid with items of interest, navigational instructions and also any live information such as weather etc.

The glasses are equipped with GPS and motion sensors, with location information a major feature of the glasses.



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