Google announced about competition of testers for reality Glasses, which the company presented in 2012. There are some conditions for testers: first – to live in the territory of the USA, second- to be more than seventeen years, third- to be ready to buy glasses for $1500. There are no free of charge examples of glasses. The candidate has to write a short story (approximately fifty words) on subject ” What shall I do, if I have glasses”, and it is possible to put video or photo to the story. The story should be placed in Twitter or Google +. Applications for participation in competition are accepted till February 27. With authors of best stories Google will contact. At the same time, Google published new photos and a video about the opportunities of reality glasses. The video is about functions and appearance of device.
HESS gamma ray telescope. Technician standing on a gantry next to a telescope
Google on Wednesday unveiled a long-rumored concept called “Project Glass,” which takes all the functionality of a smartphone and places it into a wearable device that resembles eyeglasses.The see-through lens could display everything from text messages to maps to reminders. They 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.
Epson Moverio BT-100 has the full right to be the world’s first transparent head-mounted display made in the form of rectangular glasses.
Nippon Electric Glass Co Ltd developed a glass substrate, called Invisible Glass and exhibited it at FPD International 2011. The company reduced the reflection of light so that light can hardly be seen on the glass substrate.
Axel Kupisiewicz , founder of Trackinside, makes the laser that can write on the inside of glass.This laser technology allows to make markings inside transparent materials without damaging them in any way.