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  • Paulman - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    "Bone Conduction Transducer" - wow, I wonder if it's going to sound like the sound is coming from inside your head!

    I hope this takes off, if only because I think the second generation tech of this could be truly remarkable (the iPhone to iPhone 3G leap comes to mind).
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  • tipoo - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    Other way around, it helps detect and isolate your voice. Like the Jawbone. Reply
  • A5 - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    The tech can be used to receive audio as well. Reply
  • designerfx - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    or in the TLDR form: speakers are easily microphones as well. Reply
  • MikeMago - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

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  • msbpodcast - Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - link

    SPAM Take this off or make the spammer pay. Reply
  • nevertell - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    Wouldn't it make more sense to make it a bluetooth accessory to android devices, rather than having it as a standalone computational device? Reply
  • Brian Klug - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    That's essentially their usage model, hence the implicit requirement that you have an Android device with Bluetooth. I'm sure it'll work standalone to some extent (they say a bluetooth enabled phone, I assume so it can tether) but ideally it needs that companion application.

    -Brian
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  • nevertell - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    Do you have any information on the software side of things ? Specifically whether or not it will be "open" for people to run their own software on it ? And I don't mean running specialized android apps.
    And if it is just a bluetooth projector and microphone hidden away in a pair of glasses, why would it need an ARM core in it's SoC ?
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  • A5 - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    Well it looks like the MyGlass app can be used to upload new "timeline cards" as they get developed.

    As for replacing the OS on the glasses entirely, I don't know. I'm sure it will happen at some point, but that doesn't seem to be possible at the moment.
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  • Visual - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    Dude, were you born yesterday, or have you just forgotten the awesome 640x480 and even 320x240 DOS games? That is plenty of resolution for a start. Reply
  • V-Money - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    You do realize that the screen is just a small portion of the right lens, meaning that it is a fairly small screen. If you are worried about resolution you shouldn't be. The intent I believe is to add an informational layer to your life so that you can easily perform tasks while living your daily routine, not watching movies. I would love something like this once it matures to the point where it can scan the surrounding environment and inform you of who or what everything is which shouldn't be too far off. Reply
  • vnangia - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    You do realize that apparent density is a function of both distance from the eye as well as resolution? And that at <1" you're not going to be seeing jaggies? Reply
  • tipoo - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    Resolution has little meaning without considering display size. This isn't a smartphone screen, it's a few mm diagonally. Reply
  • designerfx - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    uh, you don't *want*/need too high of a resolution if this is right next to your face. Reply
  • bobbozzo - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - link

    Question: How is a screen this close to my eye going to work if I'm somewhat farsighted? (starting to need reading glasses) Reply
  • uhuznaa - Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - link

    There's some optics integrated to make it appear much farther away. Nobody can focus on something half an inch away. Reply
  • ET - Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - link

    If it had a higher resolution, how would you have used it?

    I agree that a nicer resolution would make it more appealing, I just don't think they're aiming this as an HD movie playback device.
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  • versesuvius - Friday, April 19, 2013 - link

    That means that anybody wearing one of those things is filming you and everything that you do when in close proximity. Google was fined for having its cars filming streets and private property and showing it on the web. Now, it wants to put a camera on everyone. Welcome to 1984. Or was it 2001? No difference. Big money always gets its way. All it needs is a few enthusiastic early followers that take their own childish fantasies too seriously. Reply

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