augmented reality

Google Glass is Dead, Long Live Google Glass

Still scrounging pennies for Google Glass? Today’s the last day you can buy one; in its present form, anyway. After nearly three years of hype, hubris, and near-constant derision,…

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Organic, Fair-Trade "Pachamas" Are World's First Interactive Pajamas

Maybe you’re heard of Pacha and her magical pajamas that take her around the world on adventures when she goes to sleep? Even if you haven’t heard of this endearing…

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Diane von Furstenberg, Net-a-Porter Collaborate With Google Glass

Google Glass is about to get a significant boost in specs appeal, thanks to the efforts of legendary fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, who is creating five new frames and eight…

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Prepare for the Google "Glass" Backlash—And Calls to Ban the Technology

Illustration by Stop the Cyborgs Now that the Google Glass has hit the mainstream, we’re just waiting for the slew of usage bans that are anticipated to ensue. With texting and cell…

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Google is Recruiting "Glass Explorers" to Test-Drive Its Headset

OKAY, GLASS Only 8,000 “bold, creative” individuals will make the first cut, according to Google. How bold and how creative, exactly? The video shows the Glass interface…

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Top 7 Wearable Technology Concepts of 2012 (Vote for the Coolest!)

Hankering for more wearable innovations? Lose yourself in our archives

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Could Vuzix's Smart "Eyepatch" Give Google Glass a Run for Its Money?

Google isn’t the only one trying to make smart glasses the next hot device trend. New York-based Vuzix has just unveiled a hands-free smart device that comes with an integrated…

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Watch Diane von Furstenberg's NYFW Show Through Google's "Glass"

Diane von Furstenberg wants you to experience her Spring/Summer 2013 show at New York Fashion Week through the eyes of the folks who made it happen: the stylists, the models, and the…

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Google's Augmented-Reality Glasses Make New York Fashion Week Debut

Diane von Furstenberg shared her New York Fashion Week spotlight on Sunday with an unlikely collaborator: Google. The legendary designer and Council of Fashion Designers of America…

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Augmented-Reality Clothing Evolves With Its Wearer in Real Time

VIRTUAL REALITY A cloak-like covering, Apparel has two incarnations: a polygonal computer model and its real-world counterpart. By manipulating the virtual version using a range of…

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Google's "Project Glass" Goggles Will Give You Augmented Cyber-Vision

Google gave us a glimpse of the future on Wednesday with the unveiling of “Project Glass,” the tech giant’s long-rumored foray into augmented reality. The…

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Google Goggles to Offer "Terminator"-Style Augmented Vision

Reaching for your smartphone to gather bits of intelligence could soon be a thing of the past, according to the New York Times, which reveals that Google is developing a pair of…

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Vuzix's "Smart" Sunglasses Merge Virtual Information With Real World

Augmented reality—the ability to superimpose virtual data onto real-world environments—is appealing in theory, but typical head-mounted displays have the subtlety of a sledgehammer…

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Oil-Spill Chic, Naomi Campbell's Dirty Diamonds, Online Changing Rooms

A maelstrom of controversy is a-brewin’ over at Italian Vogue, which uses the Gulf Oil Spill as a backdrop for an August issue spread. Provocative commentary or tasteless…

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"Augmented Reality" Sneakers by Adidas Unlock 3-D Virtual World

For the shoemakers at Adidas, plain ol’ reality is a snooze-inducing yawnfest. Its Augmented Reality Shoe Game Pack, a collection of five “experiential” men’s…

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