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'Cyborg' Chucked Out of Paris McDonald's

Workers objected to Canadian professor's digital glasses

(Newser) - The Canadian known as the "father of wearable computing" found that cyborgs are not welcome at a McDonald's in Paris. Steve Mann, a university professor who has spent more than 30 years wearing the "EyeTap Digital Glass" computer vision glasses he invented, says workers tried to rip... More »

Google Now Selling Prototype Glasses

Skydiving Google workers show off new technology

(Newser) - Google's new computerized glasses are now on sale—but only to developers attending Google's I/O conference this week. The San Francisco conference was treated to a stunning demonstration of the technology yesterday, when Google employees wearing the Internet-connected glasses skydived from a blimp above the conference building, using... More »

Google Releases First Video in 'Project Glass'

It's a quickie of someone on a trampoline

(Newser) - Google's plans for high-tech computer glasses are apparently advancing. The company has released its first sample video taken by the glasses, a 15-second snippet of someone doing flips on a trampoline, notes VentureBeat . The company previously released images of Google employees wearing prototypes in public. "Although it doesn'... More »

Google Shows Off High-Tech Computer 'Glasses'

Company offers a peek at Project Glass

(Newser) - That report in the New York Times several weeks ago was right on the money: Google is working on a pair of "eyeglasses" that functions as a computer of sorts. The company today unveiled Project Glass with a post on Google Plus , notes . A person straps on... More »

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