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Google Glass to be the next Super Bowl spectacle

Google Glass to be the next Super Bowl spectacle

You know that a mass market launch of Google Glass is soon approaching once Google has put its well-oiled marketing machine into full gear. At the upcoming Super Bowl match scheduled next month, viewers all over will not only be able to watch the game from the literal viewpoint of a commentator but will also get an idea of what Google Glass might feel like, thanks to a partnership between Google and CBS.

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Google Glass Explorer developing apps for firefighters

Google Glass Explorer developing apps for firefighters

Google Glass Explorers come in all varieties and Glassware of many sorts is in development, all of it aiming to augment our existence in a new and functional way. One of the more altruistic developments-in-progress are the apps being created by developer and firefighter Patrick Jackson, who sees a future in the technology for his fellow firefighters.

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Google Glass basketball game broadcast to hit Sacramento Kings

Google Glass basketball game broadcast to hit Sacramento Kings

On January 24th, the Sacramento Kings will be broadcasting their game against the Indiana Pacers through Google Glass. While we've seen some sporting video #throughglass before, this will be the first time that a major Basketball game will be shown - by the announcers, the dancers, the mascot, and the players as well. This game will be broadcast and coordinated by a group called CrowdOptic.

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Google Glass driving citation in California dismissed

Google Glass driving citation in California dismissed

A court commissioner for San Diego has just dismissed traffic violation charges brought against Cecilia Abadie related to her wearing of Google Glass while driving. This is probably the first actual and favorable legal outcome surrounding Google's smart eyewear.

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Atheer One smart glasses connect to Android smartphones and support 3D content

Atheer One smart glasses connect to Android smartphones and support 3D content

Google started the smart glasses wave with Google Glass. Those glasses are in the hands of a few developers and end users around the country and have proven to be interesting devices. The downside to Google Glass is that the wearable computing product is not what most of us would consider affordable.

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Wetley GGRX intro’d as first available Glass prescription lens adapter

Wetley GGRX intro’d as first available Glass prescription lens adapter

OpticsPlanet, under its latest Wetley brand, has announced the GGRX, something it says is the first available prescription adapter for Glass Explorer Edition units. The adapters won't be shipping out for another two or three weeks, but all the details have been laid out, among them being the price tag of $99.99 USD. There are a couple different varieties being launched, allowing all sorts of needs to be met.

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Hyundai Genesis Blue Link Google Glass capability gives drivers remote access

Hyundai Genesis Blue Link Google Glass capability gives drivers remote access

Hyundai has announced that it is experimenting with remote accessibility features using wearable devices and its Blue Link technology. Hyundai says that Blue Link can give drivers access to features and information about the car via wearable devices like the Google Glass. Blue Link will be available starting on the all-new 2015 Genesis.

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Google Glass Prescription Lenses coming “in just a few weeks”

Google Glass Prescription Lenses coming “in just a few weeks”

This week the folks at Rochester Optical have sent out questionnaires for users of Google Glass that wish to upgrade their pair to prescription lenses. This is the next step in the evolution of Google Glass, allowing users who would otherwise be wearing glasses and the Glass headset to combine the two into one. Rochester Optical is, thus far, the one and only group to be joining Google in this effort.

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Google Glass real-time facial recognition arrives with “NameTag”

Google Glass real-time facial recognition arrives with “NameTag”

Since the first demonstration of the plausible future abilities of Google Glass, instant facial recognition has been one of the most exciting ideas in the pipeline. According the the development group Facial Network, the time for real-time facial recognition through Google Glass is coming a lot sooner than we originally expected. This isn't an app developed by Google, it's a 3rd party developer group - they've gone and done it first!

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Google Glass Glassware apps stack up: Winkfeed, YouTube, Hangouts

Google Glass Glassware apps stack up: Winkfeed, YouTube, Hangouts

This week a collection of apps in the Glassware category have arrived for users of the Google Glass headset. This device is one that's currently still in a limited release mode, but having just entered a phase that just about edges up on the first full release of the machine, developers are taking hold. What we're seeing today is a set of 3 new apps and two new updates to previously solid apps.

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Google Glass MyGlass iPhone app appears [Update: Pulled]

Google Glass MyGlass iPhone app appears [Update: Pulled]

Today Google has successfully pushed the MyGlass app for Google Glass to the iTunes App Store. This app allows full functionality to be activated for the wearable headset on an iPhone where only browser-based controls were available before. This release ushers in the first full software support suite for Apple's devices, starting with the iPhone - this app is not yet optimized for the iPad, but it certainly will work.

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Duck Hunt inspired Glass Hunt game lands for Google Glass

Duck Hunt inspired Glass Hunt game lands for Google Glass

There has been talk of video games for the Google Glass wearable electronics device for a while. Back in August, we learned that a Google Glass alien shooter game was in the works. A new game has been launched that can be downloaded right now for the Google Glass called Glass Hunt.

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