GlassAllergy: A Google Glass-based Solution to Empower Patients With Skin Allergies (PubMed)

PubMed: GlassAllergy: A Google Glass-based Solution to Empower Patients With Skin Allergies. “A variety of substances contained in cosmetic products can lead to allergic reactions for certain individuals. The names of such substances are predominantly printed onto a product in small-sized expert language. For this reason, consumers often have difficulties to assess whether some of the ingredients might be harmful for them. Consequently, patients are exposed to a risk of buying a cosmetic product that might cause a minor to severe allergic reaction. A Google Glass-based software solution for consumers suffering from skin allergies is presented. It enables users to check cosmetic products in a mobile context and empowers patients to make informed buying decisions.”

Neowin: Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 is now available for purchase

Neowin: Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 is now available for purchase. “After announcing the product last May, Google’s Glass Enterprise Edition 2 is now available for purchase for anyone. Previously, certain partners could grab one to start developing solutions for businesses, but now Google is aiming it at all developers.” Oh, I so could have used these in my last job…

Yann LeCun: AR glasses will be the killer app of energy-efficient machine learning (VentureBeat)

VentureBeat: Yann LeCun: AR glasses will be the killer app of energy-efficient machine learning . “Facebook AI Research chief AI scientist Yann LeCun believes augmented reality glasses are an ideal challenge for machine learning (ML) practitioners — a ‘killer app’ — because they involve a confluence of unsolved problems.”

9to5 Google: Google apps for Glass Explorer Edition will be killed in 2020 after final update

9to5 Google: Google apps for Glass Explorer Edition will be killed in 2020 after final update. “Google Glass today lives on as enterprise product for factories and other similar environments. The consumer-focussed Glass continues to work for Explorers that spent $1,500 from 2013 to 2015, but it surfaced today that many Google Glass features will be killed in February 2020.”

Mashable: Facebook reveals more details on AR glasses in new patent

Mashable: Facebook reveals more details on AR glasses in new patent . “We may still be years away from Facebook’s augmented reality glasses becoming an actual product, but we now know a little more about how they might work. A new patent filing reveals additional details about Facebook’s AR glasses, including how they might handle audio. The patent, originally filed in January but published Thursday, describes a ‘cartilage conduction audio system for eyewear devices.'”

University of Central Florida: UCF Research Finds Google Glass Technology May Slow Down Response Time

University of Central Florida: UCF Research Finds Google Glass Technology May Slow Down Response Time. “Heads-up display technology – think Google Glass – offers lots of information to users in seconds, literally in front of their eyes. Access to information is critical in today’s fast-paced world, but new research at the University of Central Florida indicates that the multitasking needed to process that readily available information may slow down the brain’s response time.”