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Google Glass

Google Glass Explorer Edition
Also known asProject Glass
TypeAugmented reality (AR), Optical head-mounted display (OHMD), Wearable technology, Wearable computer Release dateDevelopers (US): February 2013[1]
Consumers: 2014[2]
Introductory priceExplorer version: $1500 USD
Consumer Edition: $300-500
Operating systemAndroid[3] (4.0.4[4])
PowerLithium Polymer battery (2.1 Wh)[5]
CPUOMAP 4430 SoC, dual-core[5]
Storage capacity16 GB Flash total[5] (12 GB of usable memory)[6] Memory1GB RAM (682MB available to developers)
DisplayPrism projector, 640×360 pixels (equivalent of a 25 in. screen from 8 ft. away[6]) SoundBone conduction transducer[6]
InputVoice command through microphone,[6] accelerometer,[6] gyroscope,[6] magnetometer,[6] ambient light sensor, proximity sensor Controller inputTouchpad, MyGlass phone app
CameraPhotos - 5 MP, videos - 720p[6]
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11b/g,[6] Bluetooth,[6] micro USB
compatibilityAny Bluetooth-capable phone; MyGlass companion app requires Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher[6]
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,[7] with a mission of producing a mass-market ubiquitous computer.[1] Google Glass displays information in a smartphone-like hands-free format,[8] that can communicate with the Internet via natural language voice commands.[9][10] 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.[1] The Explorer Edition cannot be used by people who wear prescription glasses, but Google has confirmed that Glass will eventually work with frames and...

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