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Smart Glasses Rival Google

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Mydesign
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Mydesign   4/24/2014 6:19:55 AM
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Bobjengr, I think Google may account all such issues. Law suit and compensation is a common thing in US and Google may beware about that. Google its self had made many law suit against Samsun g and Apple for copy rights.

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Greg M. Jung   4/23/2014 9:59:45 PM
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If these lenses and related software are expected to be sold to manufacturers who wish to customize the technology, I expect to also see a variety of different styles.  There will be 'athletic' glasses, fashion glasses, etc. which could all be derivatives of the same basic components.  Should be interesting to see what the Industrial Designers come up with.

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Charles Murray   4/23/2014 5:51:11 PM
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Good points, bonjengr. Also imagine people who have mishaps as a result of wearing these glasses. As you say, lawyers will be waiting in line.

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SMART GLASSES
bobjengr   4/23/2014 4:50:50 PM
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Thank you Cabe for keeping us up to date.  One thing I wonder about "smart glasses"--do they require FDA approval for use?  Certainly Google and this company have completed testing to insure no issues with eye-safety and health after a certain number of hours of use.  Without testing, the companies open themselves up for massive law suits.  Lawyers will be waiting in line to sue given the slightest provocation.  I can see the 1-800 numbers flashing across the TV screen right now.  I wonder about the disclaimers relative to astigmatism, macular degeneration, etc etc.  Will certain eye diseases disqualify the glasses from use and/or warranty?

Also, are there any standards written yet for companies producing these glasses?  I suspect not since the product is so new.  Again-excellent post. 

 

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Re: Will Cost Rival Google, too?
naperlou   4/23/2014 2:17:04 PM
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The question is how will these be monitized.  Google will beam ads to users or their glasses.  This is how they do everything.  I am not sure that anyone can win on just a feature/function basis.

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tekochip   4/23/2014 1:57:40 PM
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1280 X 720 is really nice resolution for a small droid.

Jennifer Campbell
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Will Cost Rival Google, too?
Jennifer Campbell   4/23/2014 10:33:05 AM
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Cabe, any idea what these will run a consumer once they are released? I wonder if they will truly rival Google with a lower price point ...

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