Wall Street Journal reporter David Pierce was privy to a new form of pedestrian only, augmented reality navigation that is coming to Google Maps in the future. In the video below, Mr. Pierce takes his phone's camera and uses it to capture images of landmarks around him such as signs, shops, etc...
A design sketch for the successor to the enterprise version of Google Glass was leaked through the FTC, and Mysmartprice managed to spot it. While this more or less confirms an update, the FTC listing didn't list actual specifications for the product. While the consumer-oriented Google glasses...
Researchers are developing FocusAR: auto-focusing augmented reality eyewear that can replace prescription eyeglasses. The glasses dynamically correct for the focus of the real world surrounding the near-eye display of the user and simultaneously the internal display for augmented synthetic...
Osterhaut Design Group has come up with a unique way to help pilots see their instruments in the event the cockpit becomes filled with smoke. Current procedure calls for the pilots to put on oxygen masks so they can breath and then they try to keep flying. Of course the smoke might make it...
Ari Grobman, at Techcrunch, asks whether or not consumers are ready for AR eyewear and if the technology is ready yet. Industry thinks AR is going to be big and Apple and Google are heading in that direction since both of them have announced release of AR tool kits to developers. However, I'm...
Appears to be a Gear from last year. Put it on, set it up, tried for ten min. and the pain is still killing one eye like surgery with a dull shovel.
I guess that is what happens with astigmatism.
Anyone ever hear of a workaround besides contacts?