Google Glass Explorer Edition
Also known as Project Glass
Type Augmented reality (AR), Optical head-mounted display (OHMD), Wearable technology, Wearable computer
Release date Developers (US): February 2013
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, MyGlass phone app
Camera Photos - 5 MP, videos - 720p
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, Bluetooth, micro USB
compatibility Any Bluetooth-capable phone; MyGlass companion app requires Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher
Google Glass (styled "GLΛSS") is 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 smartphone-like hands-free format, that can communicate with the Internet via natural language voice commands.
While the frames do not currently have lenses fitted to them, Google is considering partnerships with sunglass retailers such as Ray-Ban or Warby Parker, and may also open retail stores to allow customers to try on the device. The Explorer Edition cannot be used by people who wear prescription glasses, but Google has confirmed that Glass will eventually work with frames... [continues]
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