Google on Wednesday gave a glimpse of its vision for
letting people look through Internet-tinted glasses and
enjoy web services in their face.
posted at a 'Project Glass' page
at Google+ shows that Google is working on eyewear that
meshes the online world with the real world.
The "augmented reality" glasses can snap photos, initiate
videochats and display directions at the sound of a
"We're sharing this information now because we want to
start a conversation and learn from your valuable input,"
Google wrote in a post on a Google+ page. The company
also took a few design photos to show what this
technology could look like.
In the video, the wearer goes about his day walking
through New York City while speaking commands to the
glasses to do things such as take a photo and post it to
Google+, get block-by-block directions and weather
conditions and get a pop-up alert when a friend is
Of course, as it typically happens with experimental
projects, it is unclear when the glasses might be