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Google Glass (Wearable Computer)

Google Glass

Google Glass
Google Glass Wearable technology

Its a wearable computer with an optical head mounted display  (OHMD)that is being developed by google  in the project glass research and development project, with a mission of producing a mass-market ubiquitous computer. Google Glass displays information in a smart phone -like hands-free format, that can communicate with the Internet via natural language voice commands.

Google Glass Explorer Edition

Also known as Project Glass
Developer Google
Manufacturer Foxconn
Type Augmented reality (AR),Optical Head Mounted Display(OHMD), Wearable technology, Wearable computer
Release date Developers (US): February 2013
Consumers: 2014
Introductory price Explorer version: $1500 USD
Consumer Edition: $300-500
Operating system Android (4.0.4)
Power Lithium Polymer battery (2.1 Wh)
CPU OMAP 4430 SoC, dual-core
Storage capacity 16 GB Flash total (12 GB of usable memory)
Memory 1GB RAM (682MB available to developers)
Display Prism projector, 640×360 pixels (equivalent of a 25 in. screen from 8 ft. away
Sound Bone conduction transducer
Input Voice command through microphone, accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor
Controller input Touchpad,  My Glass phone app
Camera Photos – 5 MP, videos – 720p
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, Bluetooth, micro USB
Weight 50g
Backward
compatibility
Any Bluetooth-capable phone; MyGlass companion app requires Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher
Website google.com/glass

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