TheTechFire Radio Feature: Project Glass
The Tech Fire’s radio feature discusses Google’s latest prototype, an augmented reality head-mounted display. This new concept is headed up by Google’s X lab where they are rumored to work on futuristic technologies such as self-driving cars, space elevators and other secret projects.
Their latest project, which goes by the name Project Glass has gotten a lot of media attention these days because of its idea to take smartphone technology and turn it into a wearable device.
The project has been in development for two-years by a small team of engineers. The glasses are still in the early hardware and software design stages but, are rumored to have are see-through lens could display everything from text messages to maps to reminders.
They also may be capable of showing video chats, providing turn-by-turn directions, taking photos and recording notes — all through simple voice commands, according to a concept video produced by the company and released on YouTube.
The discussion took place with Serena Collins, Crissa Toledo, and our special guest is Dr. Robert Cargill. Dr. Cargill is the University of Iowa’s Assistant Professor of Classics and Religious Studies. He has written several professional papers on blogging issues, publishing online, and the future of technology. Listen to the discussion: Project Glass Feature Discussion