Google’s Project Glass in NYC to watch the ball drop?

An image of someone wearing Google’s Project Glass prototype in New York City was snapped yesterday, just in time for the big New Year’s Eve bash on Times Square this evening. Even more exciting: this prototype supports lenses that could be used for prescription eyewear.

If the world were your platform, what apps would you build?

Google’s Project Glass won’t just change how you consume small snippets of information on the world around you – it will quite possibly also lead to a whole new generation of apps that use the real world as a platform and gamify your life.

Got a strong neck? This hands-free video phone is for you!

Bad hair days on video chats are a thing of the past with NTT Docomo’s hands-free video phone. Of course, a hat is a lighter solution because this heavy headgear has multiple cameras to render you as a finely detailed, and possibly better looking, avatar.

Google wants developers to take a leap with Project Glass

Google doesn’t mess around: The company demoed its Project Glass hardware with a live skydiving demo at Google I/O Wednesday. It also announced that developers are going to be able to pre-order Glass for $1500 – but said little about what Glass will actually offer.

You’ll flip over the first video from Google’s Project Glass

The first video capture taken with Google’s Project Glass hardware has surfaced, and the quality isn’t bad. Various stills images show camera improvements in the hardware. That’s important. Why? Because the camera could play the most important input role for the Project Glass concept.

Google glasses make sense as the “next” mobile device

Smartphones have Google Goggles, an image-recognition search app, but consumers may one day have “Google glasses.” Google has introduced Project Glass, a concept for glasses that integrate directly with Google services. It may sound like a silly project, but there’s a reason the device makes sense.