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Microsoft's HoloLens has edge over Google Glass: Study

A comparative study of Google and Microsoft smart glasses by Britain-based market research firm Juniper Research has found that the Microsoft’s HoloLens will be better poised at dominating the market by 2020, a media report said. In a recently published report, Juniper Research said that more than 12 million smart glasses, like Google Glass and Microsoft HoloLens, will reach consumers by 2020. However, Microsoft has the upper hand because the

Sony's SmartEyeglass to be available for purchase by March

While it released the software development kit for its SmartEyeglass on Friday, Sony has reportedly promised to make its gear available for purchase by the end of March. The SmartEyeglass, which Sony first showed off at CES 2014, is being touted as a rival to Google Glass. While it aims to be as versatile as Google’s gear, it is expected to outdo Glass in some respects, reported The Verge. Sony’s

Lenovo to take on Google Glass

Lenovo is developing a wearable smart glass similar to Google Glass with an external battery to be worn on the neck. The device will have a five-megapixel camera, voice recognition and gesture control, and around 12GB of internal storage. “Right now there are too many devices you can develop for the Internet of Things. It is too rich. Not a single company can do it all,” Chen Xudong, senior vice-president

Fashion bigshot Ivy Ross appointed as head of Google Glass

Google has reportedly appointed Ivy Ross, the former chief marketing officer of Art. com, as head of Google Glass. Ross has worked for fashion pioneers such as Calvin Klein, Coach, and Gap. According to CNET, Ross issued an open letter Friday morning, announcing her plans to join Google on Monday. Ross thinks that technology should be something that let people live the moment, rather than taking them away from those

Samsung Creating Google Glass Next?

Samsung may release its own Google Glass-like device called Gear Glass as early as September, according to a new report from Korea. It sounds like Gear Glass will be nearly identical in form to Google Glass, if a new report from Business Korea first spotted by Sam Mobile turns out to be true. There will be a small prism slightly above one eye for viewing content and an earpiece for

$1500 Google Glass actually a $80 device?

Looking forward to spend $1,500 (Rs. 90,000) to buy your set of Google Glass soon? This information may shock you that it takes electronic components worth a mere $80 (Rs. 4,800) to develop one eyewear device! According to the website teardown. com, researchers looked into one of the Glass prototype and revealed what goes into making Google Glass. They found the single most expensive part inside Glass is a Texas

All out war breaks out between Siri and Google Glass!

Tech rivals are known to counterattack each other through their competitive products, however, Apple’s voice search assistant Siri went a step ahead in taking a dig at Google Glass with nasty replies. If a user addresses Siri with ‘Ok Glass’- a command used for Google’s Glass, it snaps back replies which include ‘I think that Glass is half empty’, ‘Stop trying to strap me to your forehead. It won’t work’,

Google Glass Turns Tourist Guide

Google’s highly anticipated and controversial wearable computing device Google Glass has got another app in its list of exciting features which can allow the gadget to turn into a tour guide. The app called ‘Field Trip’, has been developed by Google-owned Niantic Labs and is currently made available to the 10,000 people who are part of the company’s ‘Explorer team’. The app, once given permission, tracks the wearer’s whereabouts so

Samsung Files Patent for Galaxy Gear Smartwatch

Mobile manufacturer Samsung is set to enter the wearable computing market with its upcoming smartwatch, called Galaxy Gear. With Google Glass and Apple iWatch, Samsung has also joined the smart-gadget bandwagon and has filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office which states that the new device is a ‘wearable digital electronic device in the form of a wristwatch, wrist band or bangle’, the Sky News reports. According to the

Google Glass Skips Facial Recognition

Google put out word that it won’t add face-recognition features to Glass, in a bow to privacy fears raised about the camera-enabled internet-connected eyewear. The company tonight posted an update to developer policies for its wearable device Google Glass that explicitly disallows facial recognition apps. It explained in a Google+ update: “As Google has said for several years, we won’t add facial recognition features to our products without having strong privacy protections in