Geek Chic: Augmented Reality Google Glasses To Go On Sale This Year
The mystery of Google’s stealth consumer product has apparently been conclusively solved. The NY Times is confirming earlier reports that Google is going to release “heads up display glasses” by the end of the year. The glasses — or literal Google Goggles in this case — will utilize a range of Google technologies and databases to deliver a real-time stream of information to the wearer.
Google Goggles - Search by taking a picture: point your mobile phone camera at a painting, a famous landmark, a barcode or QR code, a product, a storefront, or a popular image. If Goggles finds it in its database, it will provide you with useful information. Goggles can read text in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, and Turkish, and translate it into other languages.
Google: we plan to open up our Goggles platform | Goggles product manager Shailesh Nalawadi isn't that interested in AR: 'We don't really see ourselves as working on augmented reality; we are working on visual search' Buying advice from the leading technology site
Google Goggles 'visual search' arrives for Android
Google Goggles 'visual search' arrives for Android | Google has announced a visual search application for Android phones called Google Goggles, allowing users to point their phone at anything, from buildings and landmarks to business cards and papers and search for it. Buying advice from the leading technology site
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