31 Dec '12, 6pm

Build Your Own Google Glass

Last April, Google announced Project Glass . Its goal is to build a wearable computer that records your perspective of the world and unobtrusively delivers information to you through a head-up display. With Glass, not only might I share fleeting moments with the people I love, I’d eventually be able to search my external visual memory to find my misplaced car keys. Sadly, there is no release date yet. A developer edition is planned for early this year at the disagreeable price of US $1500, for what is probably going to be an unfinished product. The final version isn’t due until 2014 at the earliest [see “Google Gets in Your Face ,” in this issue]. Illustrations: Jason Lee CREATIVE CANNIBALISM: The critical component for any Glass-type wearable computer is the microdisplay, which feeds information to the eye. I found a discontinued head-mounted display online and carefully ...

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