Google recently released details of something pretty awesome, Project Glass. The funky looking gadget features a semi transparent screen attached to a pair of “glasses” and includes a microphone for vocal commands and no doubt to make phone calls. The gadget would use augmented reality and GPS to display maps, public information, saved items such as meetings and other important dates and could even show your social networking accounts, there’s also a built in camera for taking photos.
Here is a little more information from their Google+ page.
“We think technology should work for you—to be there when you need it and get out of your way when you don’t.
A group of us from Google[x] started Project Glass to build this kind of technology, one that helps you explore and share your world, putting you back in the moment. We’re sharing this information now because we want to start a conversation and learn from your valuable input. So we took a few design photos to show what this technology could look like and created a video to demonstrate what it might enable you to do.
Please follow along as we share some of our ideas and stories. We’d love to hear yours, too. What would you like to see from Project Glass? ”
There’s also a promotional video showing how the glasses would work, see it here!