Google is always trying to think one step ahead by creating extra ordinary products, this time they are creating a buzz in technology by introducing an augmented reality glass(specs) called Google Glass. It is not an extension of your Android smart phone or tablet, but is a whole new wearable gadget and can perform various day-to-day tasks, without you ever-moving your hands.
The glasses include a tiny display screen attached to a rim above the right eye and run on Google’s Android operating system for mobile devices and also it has a built-in camera, microphone, speaker and can sync to the Internet using wireless connections.
Complete Specification of Google Glass
The below specs will slightly change when it releases and these are collected from various sources.[icon name=icon-chevron-right] Processor: Dual-core OMAP processor [icon name=icon-chevron-right] Battery: Expect 2-4 hours of continuous display usage, less if recording video, using WiFi, or taking photos [icon name=icon-chevron-right] Connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS on-board [icon name=icon-chevron-right] Display: 640×360 resolution, Appears to use a temple-mounted projection in combination with a prism/waveguide. Display appears in the top right of your vision as a transparent color image. [icon name=icon-chevron-right] OS: Based on Android 4.0. [icon name=icon-chevron-right] Controls: Touchpad on the side, a physical button, and voice commands. [icon name=icon-chevron-right] Sensors: Gyroscope, magnetometer, and accelerometer. [icon name=icon-chevron-right] Camera: 3.1MP CMOS camera, focal length 2.8 mm, f/2.4 aperture.
Amazing Features of Google Glass
For those who didn’t know what Google glass can really do, here are some great and amazing features.
Take Pictures & Record Videos
In traditional cameras and mobile you need your hand to click a picture but in google glass only thing you need to snap a n image is your voice. Yes its really a simple task. Take a Picture is enough and for videos, Record a video.
Search with Google on the go
You can do a google search and view results with appropriate pictures in front of the small screen. Also you can ask Google Glass anything and it will respond with answer in few seconds.
Read and Send Text Messages and Emails
Google Glass will show you text messages as well as emails you receive and allow you to reply to them via voice commands.
Translate your Voice
When you travel abroad, you may need the assistance of a translator. Well Google Glass can be the right one for you. You simply need to ask the device to translate a phrase or a sentence from one language to another and it will speak out for you.
Live Video Sharing
Google Glass can show the world what you are seeing – live! If you are attending a family function, your child’s school play or a concert, you can share the feed with your friends and family in real-time and make them a part of the experience.
Navigation with Google Map and GPS
If you love to travel a lot then this will help you a lot to find the correct place, location or how long to reach a particular destination. It comes with GPS, so it can easily show your exact position on map and then tell you how to follow the path.
Price and Availabilty of Google Glass
The exact price of glass is not yet announced, but we can except a price range of $800 to $1500. At a brief appearance on stage at a TED Conference Brin said the Glass eyewear will be available later this year.
What do you think? Are you gonna buy this amazing gadget?