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The lede portion of this article needs (and No, I do not think I am the person to make these edits...) to state, if only very broadly, something more tangible than that Google Glass is a wearable, OHMD, hands-free natural-language voice-command (etc.) interface, smartphone-like, internet-capable computer aimed at bringing about mass-market ubiquitous computing; it needs to state clearly, in less jargon-laden terms, what the contraption does and what it is hoped to accomplish. For example, I had to read down to Reception | Critical reception | Privacy concerns (4.1.1) to verify the fundamental attribute that the device is intended to collect information locally for global use, in addition to retrieving information for the wearer. The present opening paragraphs seem overly focused on Glass from a commercial product / software-hardware project / participating entities perspective, while more or less assuming that the reader already knows, in general, what this category of technology is all about, and specifically, how Glass fits into the general category. In short, this intro (and maybe the whole article) needs to offer less of an Insider/Industry view and do more interpreting for the general public.--IfYouDoIfYouDon't (talk) 21:52, 14 March 2014 (UTC)
Adding photo to Healthcare applications
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I can't update this article due to COI, so I'm asking for a editor to add a simple image of witch I have full copy rights to be added to the Healthcare applications section in the part that small world is mentioned, is this photo Breastfeeding with the caption Breastfeeding volunteer mother using Google Glass
that is related to the breast feeding program.
Thank you in advance,
- I can't figure out how the Google Glass is relevant to the breast feeding — which isn't actually going on anyway.
- If the photo is not clearly labeled as to Creative Commons status, or public domain status, nobody can add it to the article.P0M (talk) 23:33, 16 April 2014 (UTC)
The picture was uploaded by the company's author at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mother_and_baby_with_Google_Glass.jpg with the Creative Commons license. You can find additional information on the reference links on how the Google Glass is relevant to the breast feeding, can't add detail to this document due to COI.
Focusing on something so near
Hi, I don't quite get how one can focus on something that near to the eye. The article neglects to explain that, unless I've missed something. Is the image just reflected onto the retina in the right place avoiding the need to actively focus? Please explain in the article :) Malick78 (talk) 19:55, 26 May 2014 (UTC)
- It's a bit like looking in a mirror : even though it is close to you, you aren't focussing on it, but on an aerial image far behind it. I don't think that need be in the article.--188.8.131.52 (talk) 02:16, 16 January 2015 (UTC)
Google, Google Glass and speech recognition
Shouldn't we briefly touch the subject of Google experimenting with speech recognition as well ? See Web Speech API plugin for Chrome. See also: http://www.labnol.org/internet/dictation-for-google-chrome/24719/
It also strucks me that, given that Google Glass has a microphone and bone-conduction speakers, it could be used to control (any) linux operating system as well, by installing Web Speech API and having it control the operating system directly (similar to Dragon NaturallySpeaking). Google all ready has Chrome_OS linux on which it can possibly work this out further. 184.108.40.206 (talk) 13:11, 31 January 2015 (UTC)
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Omit reference to Winky app, or correct it. Current text: Additionally, Michael DiGiovanni created Winky, a program that allows a Google Glass user to take a photo with a wink of an eye, while
I work on the Glass team, and helped develop "Wink to take a picture." We worked on this for 2 years before Mike found the on/off switch for this feature and released it before we did. The current article implies it was his idea and technology, when in fact, it was not. Proof: https://www.google.com/patents/WO2013151997A1?cl=en&dq=inventor:hayes+raffle+wink&hl=en&sa=X&ei=ounjVMTrIoSayQS_9oCIBg&ved=0CB0Q6AEwAA