Project Glass is a R&D program by Google, which is a part of Google X Lab to develop Google Glass, the augmented reality Head-Mounted Display (HMD). The purpose of this smart glass, called the Google Glass is to integrate augmented reality with hands free usage of internet with gestures and voice commands.
The Glass uses a transparent LCD or AMOLED display to put the information in front of the eyeballs. It could be easily controlled by simple gestures like shaking or tilting the head and also accepts voice commands.
At present, the glasses are in the testing phase and Sergey Brin, Google co-founder told that the device will be available in 2013. Google has also set up booths at San Francisco street fairs to public demos and to try out the same. Here is the first video that is shot with the Google Glass
If you still have questions like ‘How will it be useful? What you can do with it?’ Just watch the video embedded below
This device is a standalone device that runs Android (not a peripheral device) and have motion sensors, GPS, and requires a 3G or 4G connection. It could connect to other android devices via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth 4.0 and it could also communicate directly with the Cloud. It also features a camera in the front to take instant photographs and 720p videos without the help of hand and could be easily uploaded to Google Plus or the cloud.
The products from the Google X Lab which include Self Driving Car, are stuffs that are similar to sci-fi stories. Lets hope best from the Google.