Glass is now frequently used in the medical field, including surgery. More recently, Google Glass has been used when working with children with autism, in order to help them see emotions. A much better use for the glasses, clearly, than filming people in a bar, or showering with them.
Why did Google Glass stop?
Google Glass was unveiled in 2013. It was targeted toward a general public audience, but was discontinued in 2015 after beta versions failed to gain traction due to its high price tag of $1,500, clunky design and concerns about privacy. Google eventually shifted its focus toward business uses for the glasses.
Why did smart Glass fail?
Glass was competing with other devices that boasted superior cameras, larger capacities, and faster processors. With Glasss uncertain value came many questions. Would users be comfortable wearing a camera around their faces every day? Others were less comfortable being on the other side of Glass.
What did Google Glass look like?
The headset looks like a mix between a pair of standard black glasses and the goggles you wore in science class with the addition of a tiny camera and a glass prism that juts out in front of the wearers right eye lens. Imagine having a small display floating toward the top of your line of sight.
What do you see on Google Glass?
Google Glass is packed with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, speakers, a camera, microphone, touchpad and possibly a gyroscope that detects head-tilts. Then theres the main piece, a tiny screen the size of your finger, that shows you all the information you need at your finger tips.
What do the Google glasses do?
Google Glass. Google Glass is a wearable, voice- and motion-controlled Android device that resembles a pair of eyeglasses and displays information directly in the users field of vision. Google Glass offers an augmented reality experience by using visual, audio and location-based inputs to provide relevant information.