Archive for the 'wearable computing' Category

02
Jul
12

The Latest on Google Glass: Early Technical Details, Pre-order Units Made Available to I/O Attendees for $1500

Isabelle Olsson talks on stage at Google I/O 2012 with a light-blue Google Glass variant pictured behind her

Yesterday I showed you Google’s incredible live Glass demo where they took Project Glass on a skydiving adventure. Today I want to compile all of the Project Glass info that came out of Google I/O 2012 in one place. Below is the very latest info about Google Glass.

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01
Jul
12

Google Goes Skydiving with Glass, Live [video]

Since Google’s announcement of Project Glass, the company has remained quite silent on their augmented reality glasses project. We saw Project Glass in an interview with Charlie Rose back in April, but that was nothing compared to Google’s latest demo. At the annual Google I/O conference, the company decided to take things to the extreme by equipping a team of skydivers with Google Glass.

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30
May
12

Another ST1080 User Review Hits the Web, Silicon Micro Display Opens a Forum

ST1080 with light blocker removed

I spoke with Silicon Micro Display recently and they tell me that the scarcity of initial units has prevented them from getting the ST1080 out to major outlets for review just yet. That’s why we’ve thus far only seen user-impressions of SMD’s first head mounted display. We’ll see reviews from the big guys in the next few weeks most likely. Speaking of which, I’ve got another ST1080 user review to highlight.

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21
May
12

First ST1080 Unboxing and Impressions Hit the Web

I’ve been scanning quite regularly for the first full-blown review of Silicon Micro Display’s recently launched 1080p HDM, the ST1080. Though there hasn’t yet been a peep from any major publications, it seems as though customers are starting to receive their pre-order shipments of the ST1080 and have begun posting their impressions.

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14
May
12

ST1080 Head Mounted Display Starts Shipping to Pre-order Customers Today

A quick note here — it’s been a long time coming, but Silicon Micro Display begins shipping the ST1080 1080p HMD to pre-order customers today! Paul Jin, SMD CEO, says that pre-order customers can expect a confirmation email and tracking number when their device gets send out for delivery.

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13
May
12

Google Glass Project Leader Interviewed by Charlie Rose, Wears a Glass Prototype to the Interview

Sergey Bring wearing Project Glass prototype (photo credit)

Sebastian Thrun, who is one of the project leads for Google’s Project Glass, sat down for an interview with Charlie Rose and chats about the augmented reality project, among other things. Thrun brought a Project Glass prototype with him to the interview and even snapped a photo of Rose during the interview and posted it to Google Plus in real time.

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06
May
12

ST1080 HMD Update: Shipping Expected to Start Second Week in May, Light Blocker Detailed

Silicon Micro Display’s 1080p head mounted display (HMD), the ST1080, will soon be reaching reaching pre-order customers, according to the company. Additionally, Silicon Micro Display has revealed the final design for the ‘light blocker’ which is designed to reduce the ST1080’s 10% transparency to 0% for gaming and media viewing. Reviews should start popping up this month.

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