WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - The competition is now closed for those of you looking to try a pair of Google Glasses. }}" />

   
 
 
Google Offers A Chance To Beta Test The New Google Glasses
medical abortion misoprostol morning after pills how to get the abortion pill

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
   
   
  Originally Published on: 10/11/2013

The competition is now closed for those of you looking to try a pair of Google Glasses. The company says it received an overwhelming number of applicants to beta test the new technology. Zain Asher reports. In the movie, Minority Report, Tom Cruise's character uses cameras on his fingertips to help see crimes before they happen. Google Glass doesn't quite let you see the future, but the company says it does allow you to record the present. "OK Glass, take a picture." With simple vocal commands, the specs are being touted as allowing wearers to take photos, send text messages and record videos, all hands-free. "This is sort of taking a smartphone line an I-Phone, or an Android smartphone and putting it on your body," says Shawn Van Every, a research scientist at New York University. The glasses don't have any real lenses, they're essentially a headband with a display screen hooked up to Wi-Fi, allowing wearers to search the Internet, see driving directions and view language translations on the go. "Will people want to have this type of technology on their body at all times? If yes, then it's a game changer," says Van Emery. "I always take pictures, and it's really convenient, its right on my face. So that's awesome," said one woman. "I think it's too much technology. I mean it doesn't really let you enjoy the moment," said another woman. As Google refines the product, it's making the glass available to select "beta testers." The "testers" will be winners chosen from a competition based on creative tweets, but winners will have to spend $1,500 to buy the device. That's more than the average laptop. Expenses aside, Google, a company know for Internet search domination, is moving even further into the product market. It's Android operating system now dominates the smartphone market. It's introduced the driverless car. And now, it's pushing into artificial intelligence. Google Glass, coming soon, to a face near you.
abortion providers abortion pill name read
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Friday was set-up day for Saturday's big Fourth of July Festival at Ontario Middle School. Full Story
Image1 A local man is honoring the memory of his mother with a special concert. Full Story
 
Image1 Members of the Roseland Community gathered Thursday to show support that resonates close to home. Full Story
Image1 There are several events planned throughout north central Ohio to celebrate the Fourth of July. The annual Fourth of July Festival at Ontario Middle School will be held on July 3 and 4. The event will feature all-star games, dances, music and a parade, WVNO 106.1 F.M. is providing the music. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Fourth of July Events

More News