Google Glass

Google Glass

Google Glass

$1,500
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Overall

8.0/10

Pros

  • Hands Free.
  • Easy To Use And Very Convenient.
  • Makes Your Life Easier.
  • Multitasking.
  • Lightweight.

Cons

  • Short Battery Life.
  • Expensive.
  • Distraction.
  • Privacy Issue.

Google Glass is a beautiful product developed by Google and manufactured by Foxconn. Google Glass is a wearable technology with an optical head-mounted display. It was specially designed with the task of producing a mass-market omnipresent computer. Google Glass is smaller and slimmer and weight is 43 grams. Google Glass runs an Android 4.4.2 operating system and total 16 GB flash memory a znd 12 GB of usable memory alongside 2 GB of RAM.

Google Glass has very powerful OMAP 4430 System on a chip, dual-core processor. Google Glass can communicate with the Internet using natural language voice commands and it shows information in a smartphone means hands-free format. Google glass is also known as “project glass”.

Google Glass can be operated using the touchpad located on the side of the device. Users can control the device through swiping via a timeline-like interface displayed on the screen. The current events are shown by Sliding backward, such as weather, and past events, such as phone calls, photos, circle updates can be show by sliding forward.

Google Glass has the talent to seize photos with 5 megapixel camera and record HD video at 720pi. Google Glass uses a LED illuminated display, Prism projector, 640 * 360 pixels, 25 in/64 cm screen, liquid crystal on silicon (LCoS), field-sequential color system.

Google Glass can be operated using “voice actions”. If you want to activate glass then, wearers tilt their heads 30° upward or tap the touchpad, and speak “Ok” Glass. Once it is activated, wearers can state an action, like “Take a picture”, “Record a video”, “chat with friends”, “Google search” etc.

Google Glass is easy to buy in reasonable price at just $1,500 (approximately ₹95,000/-) and price is very close to smartphone. Connectivity options includes: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, Bluetooth, micro USB. It has lithium-ion 570mAh battery which delivers great battery life.

Google Glass uses various applications which are built by third-party developers. Third-party applications include Evernote, Sketch, The New York Times, and Path. It also uses other Google applications, such as Google Now, Google Maps, Google+, and Gmail. To attract travellers, Google created three news apps – TripIt, FourSquare and OpenTable.

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