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Tag: Glasses

Nissan 3E Augmented Reality Glasses: Drive Like a Cyborg

Nissan 3E Augmented Reality Glasses: Drive Like a Cyborg
I find that receiving too much information while I’m driving can be a major distraction, but I guess that Nissan thinks that Japanese drivers can handle it. They’ve just unveiled their own augmented reality glasses which appear to compete directly with Google Glass.

NTT Docomo Wearable Interactive Projector Concepts: Seeing is Computing

NTT Docomo Wearable Interactive Projector Concepts: Seeing is Computing
Over the years we’ve seen a variety of concepts for portable augmented reality devices, but it seems as if Google Glass opened the floodgates for AR devices that are worn like eyeglasses. Case in point, the Japanese telecommunications company NTT Docomo, which recently showed off not one but four ideas for glasses with an AR interface.
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Video Game Pint Glasses Hold 2600 Ounces (Not Really)

Video Game Pint Glasses Hold 2600 Ounces (Not Really)
These simply designed video game glasses are great. Your beer is going to look awesome against a backdrop of Galaga aliens, Space Invaders, the Pac-Man maze or Centipede.

Smart Glasses Translate Japanese Text to Other Languages: for Manga & JRPG Fans

Smart Glasses Translate Japanese Text to Other Languages: for Manga & JRPG Fans
We’ve seen an iOS app that can translate text from one language to another in real-time. The engineers at Japanese telecommunications company NTT DoCoMo thought it would be easier for users if the translator was integrated into a pair of glasses.

Wearable Drinking Glasses: With This Ring, I Thee Drink

Wearable Drinking Glasses: With This Ring, I Thee Drink
The next time you hold a high class party that’s all posh and sophisticated, break out this wearable drinking glasses and kick things up a notch. They are like ring pops, but for adults. And they hold alcohol, not candy.

OpenGlass Uses Google Glass to Help the Blind “See”

OpenGlass Uses Google Glass to Help the Blind “See”
We’ve yet to see how helpful – or harmful – Google Glass can be to people with sight, but you might be surprised to know that it can be used to help blind people too. A two-man company called Dapper Vision is working on OpenGlass, a system of tools and services that can help identify objects as well as provide additional information via Google Glass.

Pokémon Poké Ball Cup: When You Gotta Catch a Drink

Pokémon Poké Ball Cup: When You Gotta Catch a Drink
I’m sorry to disappoint athletic Pokémon fans out there. This is not a jockstrap, it’s a drinking cup shaped like the monster catching Poké Ball. I’m not sure if it’s licensed, but I’m pretty sure Nintendo would rather license this and release all of its games on iOS than approve a Pokémon Ball Cup.

Thanko Mitamanma Megane HD Camera Glasses: Google Glass Minus Google

Thanko Mitamanma Megane HD Camera Glasses: Google Glass Minus Google
While there are many futuristic uses for the heads-up display in Google Glass, several people I’ve met who were wearing them used them primarily to capture images and videos from their personal point of view. So if you don’t want to spend $1500 on a pair of real Google Glasses, you can get the camera part for less than 1/10th that cost.

Meta Wearable AR Computer Dev Kits: How Many Glasses Are We Supposed to Wear in the Future?

Meta Wearable AR Computer Dev Kits: How Many Glasses Are We Supposed to Wear in the Future?
Earlier this year we heard about the Meta, an augmented reality computer in the shape of a pair of glasses. The company behind the computer took a page from the Oculus Rift team and also launched a Kickstarter for the Meta developer’s kit.

Recon Jet AR Headset: Google Glass Sport

Recon Jet AR Headset: Google Glass Sport
Google Glass made the world at large aware of the existence and potential of augmented reality headsets and heads-up displays. Surely we’ll see more and more similar devices appear. In fact, one such device could launch before Glass.

Google Glass SXSW Demo: Seeing Eye to Screen

Google Glass SXSW Demo: Seeing Eye to Screen
Perhaps not wanting to leave a bad impression on the 2013 SXSW attendees, Google also previewed the much hyped Glass wearable computer at the festival. Videos of the talk given by Google Senior Developer Advocate Timothy Jordan about their wonder device have now made their way online.

Walking Dead Michonne and Pets Drinking Glasses: Let’s Drink to the Zombie Apocalypse

Walking Dead Michonne and Pets Drinking Glasses: Let’s Drink to the Zombie Apocalypse
When you’ve been fighting off hundreds of zombies, the Governor, and his flunkies all day long, you can build up a wicked thirst. What better way to quench what ails you than with these drinking glasses, etched with images of Michonne and her two zombie pets.

Edible Sugar Glasses: Drink up, Then Eat up

Edible Sugar Glasses: Drink up, Then Eat up
Candy glass isn’t something new, but these ones made out of sugar are supposed to complement the drinks that you are consuming, and are certainly more artful than the ones I’ve seen before.

Google Glass Pre-order Contest: Get Your Schizophrenic on

Google Glass Pre-order Contest: Get Your Schizophrenic on
Want to be part of the very possible future? Google has just announced that they will be giving U.S. residents the chance to be the first to own a Google Glass, the company’s much-hyped wearable computer.

Vuzix Wrap 1200AR Augmented Reality Glasses Now Shipping

Vuzix Wrap 1200AR Augmented Reality Glasses Now Shipping
If you have a serious need to own your own pair of augmented reality glasses so you can pretend you’re Sergey Brin, Vuzix has a new set of AR glasses that are now available.

Meta Wearable Augmented Reality Computer: Project Glass Meets Leap

Meta Wearable Augmented Reality Computer: Project Glass Meets Leap
Google made a lot of people excited about the future when the company showed off a concept video for the Project Glass computer. A month after that, a some of us wet our already wet pants some more when the Leap controller was unveiled.
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