Articles about goggles

Form Swim Goggles With AR Display Review
As a casual swimmer, I was excited when trying the Form Swim Goggles with AR display for the first time – out of the water- during a meeting with Form’s founder Dan Eisenhardt and Olympian swimmer Scott Dickens, who is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Form. It is the first wearable device that allows users to track their key swimming stats in real-time, without stopping to look at their […]

Google Goggles updated, works with non-autofocus cameras too
The team over at Google have done some pretty impressive work with their Google Goggles app on Android, where the latest significant update to the Goggles search app for Android-powered devices would include the ability to support devices that do not come with an autofocus camera. Yes sir, this means a slew of devices from the older generation will now be able to play nice with Google Goggles, considering how most, […]

Turn Predator with these night vision goggles
Don’t you think that the Predator’s bunch of gear in the movies is nothing short of kick ass, although without any of it, the Alien seems to have the upper hand with pure evolution backing it up. Well, for those who want to play Predator in the middle of the night, defense contractor ITT Exelis has come up with a new range of night vision goggles which will let you […]

Google Goggles gets updated to version 1.6
If you’re an avid user of Google Goggles, the good news is that the app for Android has recently been updated to version 1.6, and brought with it several new features that supposedly makes your smartphone “smarter”.

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Google Goggles 1.4 experience can be shared and personalized
Google Goggles has been one of the more interesting side projects from the Internet search giant, and since its launch, Goggles has seen revisions to have it perform faster and in a more accurate manner when returning search results for a wide range of images. Well, Google Goggles 1.4 brings that up by another notch where Android-powered devices are concerned, as you will be able to take advantage of an […]

Google to make face recognition app? (updated, twice)
Update 3/31 12h54pm PT: Google has  confirmed to us that it was not going to release any app with a facial recognition future, as it would create user privacy issues. It’s possible that Google has talked to CNN about *theoretical* implications of such technology, but somehow, CNN’s story made it sound like an app was coming out. See the extract:“Google plans to introduce a mobile application that would allow users […]

Record all your snowboarding escapades in HD with the Liquid Images Impact HD
Ever wanted to relive all your snowboarding or skiing moments on HD video in Doom-style (first person view)? Thanks to the power of technology, you now can! And no, you don’t have to strap an expensive HD camera to your ski hat or chest to do it. Liquid Impact has come up with a solution to your problem. Called the Impact HD, these rugged yet stylish goggles pack an HD […]

Google Goggles does print ads, Sudoku
Google Goggles has certainly been one of the better mobile applications that was released by the Internet search giant over the past two years, being pretty proficient at what it is supposed to do – that is, identify the object that you point at it with your phone’s camera. Well, Google didn’t rest on their laurels, coming up with a couple of interesting features that might just have it leap […]

Liquid Image Announces 1080P Snow Goggles & Snorkel Mask
With CES just around the corner, Liquid Image has several new goggles lined up to announce at CES 2011 that will pack 1080P HD video recording, allowing you to capture all your action-packed sports adventures in true HD. First off, there is the Model 337 Summit Series High Action Video Camera Snow Goggle that offers a 136-degree full field view wide-angle lens, designed to capture all your sports achievements. The […]

Recon Transcend Goggles Awarded CES Innovations 2011 Award
The Recond Transcend goggles have been awarded the 2011 CES Design and Engineering Award. The Transcend goggles help athletes run and display vital training statistics from within a display inside the goggles. According to the company, Transcend provides “real-time feedback to the user, including speed, latitude/longitude, altitude, vertical distance travelled, total distance travelled, chrono/stopwatch mode, a run-counter, temperature and time. All information is presented via a micro LCD display mounted […]

Ski Goggles HUD
Talk to any guy on the street and he’ll certainly welcome the idea of HUD (Head-up display) technology. Now Recon Instruments is busy designing some ski goggles which will sport a 15mm diagonal micro display inside the lens. Said display will feed you information such as real-time speed, jump hang-time, vertical gain/loss, altitude, temperature, stopwatch and every GPS capabilities. The folks behind it are every trying to get the goggle’s […]