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Infographic: How Google Glass Works

Published by on Apr 10th, 2013, No Comments


Google Glass: futuristic and applicable or fun toy? The debate is still raging and until the normal citizen can get their hands on it, we won’t know for sure. Before it does, though, people were starting to ask how it actually works, and many questions arose. From simple questions like: “Where is the processor?” and “Where is the ON switch?” to more difficult ones to answer like: “How does the augmented reality work?”

Luckily for us, a techie artist called Martin Missfeldt created an infographic that explains the wonders of technology behind Google’s technologically-enhanced Glass. The prism inside Glass projects a layer over the light generated by the environment around you. Meanwhile, the prism focuses the image directly on your retina.
But don’t let me spoil all the fun, check out the infographic below. One nagging question remains in the back of my mind, though. Where the heck would I turn the thing on? One thing that is for sure is that, according to Google, it will come out before the end of the year for “less than $1,500.”