Google Glasses Design Patents and Other Wearables

Google was granted three different design patents for augmented reality glasses today, showing slightly different looks from one to the other. The first one includes lenses, while the second and third show variations of the glasses without lenses. A fourth granted patent describes how augmented reality glasses could be used with IR reflective painted markers, … Read more Google Glasses Design Patents and Other Wearables

Yahoo’s Studies on Mobile Camera Phones and Geo-Referencing Images

In these days of increasing mobile phone usage, including phones that have cameras and can connect to the web, I found myself enthralled by a paper which described the path to Yahoo’s Zonetag. Imagine if you take a researcher who has been studying how people use mobile phones (and mobile camera phones) and team her … Read more Yahoo’s Studies on Mobile Camera Phones and Geo-Referencing Images