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How Google Glass Works

How Google GLASS works Infographic by M. Missfeldt Why can you see a sharp image? camera CPU (incl. GPS) (video / photo) battery prism (visual layer) mic speakers (phone) (phone) Its main function is based on a mini projector. „prism projector --retina fovea (sharp vision) optic nerv A visual layer is placed over reality. 5:23 reality reality layer layer. projector prism projector Via a prism, the layer is projected directly onto the retina of the eye. The position of layer depends on how you wear Google Glass: 2.4 cm fovea (sharp vision) retina visual focus' Challenge: What about people with normal glasses? greater distance -> does not feel and look as if wearing glasses individual production is much more expensive (more than 50% in most countries) Conclusion: Google Glass is a technical masterpiece. It is based on a projector and a very clever prism that projects the image directly onto the retina. Sources: Patent No. 212686 -> ic by Martin Missfeldt February 2013 Info Google Glass project -> Google Glass on Google+ -> Wikipedia: Virtual retinal display -> The Verge: I used Google Glass. -> Wie funktioniert die Google Brille? -> Read more at:

How Google Glass Works

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How does it work, Google's new Glass? Why can you see with it a sharp image-layer? How does the image overlay the image of reality? The following infographic illustrates the optical principle - very s...




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