Google Glass

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Can an app for Google Glass offer a path out of autism?
Ned Sahin, the founder of Brain Power, gives the keynote at the Autism Speaks conference at Google Cambridge. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff.
Can technology help children with autism accomplish what other educational efforts have not? Ned Sahin aims to find out. Sahin founded Brain Power, a Cambridge startup that is using Google Glass to teach children with autism how to better engage and socialize with people. Brain Power is developing applications that display images of popular cartoon characters on the screen of Google Glass, so that when an autistic child looks at an adult talking to him, an image from, say “Angry Birds” or “Frozen” pops up. Read More
A more glamorous Glass?
Laforge Optical pitches stylish smart glasses, on the Entrepreneurs Grill
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Here's another video from our Entrepreneurs Grill series, shot a few months back. This one features Corey Mack, co-founder and CEO of Laforge Optical. The company is working on a more stylish eyeglass-integrated display, with software that interacts with an iPhone. Laforge's Icis glases can also support prescription lenses. Read More