Big changes are happening around the Google Glass program. Tony Fadell, CEO of Nest and former Apple executive, is being placed at the head of the Google Glass project. This comes as part of an announcement that Google Glass is exiting the Google X labs and becoming a stand-alone unit with Ivy Ross ... Read More »
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Google has finally revealed the next big project to come out of its Google X labs: Project Wing.
Project Wing is Google’s totally Googly and totally autonomous take on drone delivery. Under development for the last two years now in the more drone friendly, “progressive” Australian countryside, Project Wing has the brightest minds at ... Read More »
Google and Novartis, a Swiss pharmaceutical and health company, have signed a deal for Novartis to license Google’s smart contacts when they come to market. We first caught wind of the Google[x] project last year, when Google revealed that it was working to develop Read More »
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Google has practically conquered web browsing, the smartphone OS, voice recognition, contextual computing, map and location software, search and more. So what’s next? Aside from home-automation, wearables and network accessibility, how about the way we travel nearly every single day of our lives?
Last night at the inaugural Code Conference hosted by Re/code, Google’s own ... Read More »
Google X, Google’s experimental division, comes up with some crazy stuff. The latest thing to come out of the group is Project Loon, a strange project that aims to bring Internet service to rural and unpopulated areas using large floating balloons. More interesting than the project itself is the way it was created.
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Google X is a wonderfully mysterious place. A secret lab managed and used by some of Google’s brightest minds, it’s the home of modern moonshot thinking. A house for ideas that completely abandon judgement and limitations. Already responsible for a wide array of projects, like Glass and driverless cars, Google X is getting ready to ... Read More »
Google Glass is slowly but surely making its way out of the world of vaporware and into reality. We’ve seen the wearable computer in a number of places, from Google IO to NY Fashion Week, but Google has been quiet on much of Glass’ functionality.
What exactly can Glass do? How far along is development? ... Read More »
Back in mid-December, some information about what Google was working on at their top secret Google X lab made its way online that left us wanting more. According to 9to5 Google, Google has been working on some Android powered smart glasses that would feature a heads up display for relaying information from the ... Read More »
A couple days ago we posted about Majel, and now some more tips are starting to come in. We compared Majel to Apple’s Siri voice assistant because that’s how it was described to us, but the project could be much larger than we initially imagined. Read on for new details and some interesting quotes from ... Read More »
I wrote about Google’s response to Apple’s Siri voice assistant several months ago and over the last couple weeks I received further details about the secret project. For starters it is codenamed Majel, which comes from Majel Barrett-Roddenberry, better known as the voice of the Federation Computer from Star Trek.
Majel is ... Read More »