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Google Glass by Mind Map: Google Glass

1. History

1.1. Developer / Manufacturer

1.1.1. Google

1.1.2. Foxconn

1.2. Partnership

1.2.1. Italian eyewear company

1.2.1.1. Luxottica -Ray-Ban -Oakley

1.2.2. purpose

1.2.2.1. offering additional frame designs

1.3. First public annoucement

1.3.1. DATE:April 4 2012

1.3.2. created Project Glass on google glass

1.3.3. shared a video "One day..." to introduce the concept behind

1.4. Photo publication

1.4.1. DATE: Aril 5 2012

1.4.2. A photo of the Google co-founder wearing the Glass

1.5. First demonstration of using the Glass

1.5.1. DATE: May 2012

1.6. Release date to customer

1.6.1. DATE: early 2013

1.6.2. Platform: Twitter

1.7. Beta period ends

1.7.1. Date: January 2015

2. Application

2.1. life convenience

2.1.1. connection

2.1.1.1. call people instantly

2.1.1.1.1. possible to have a face-to-face call

2.1.1.2. read and reply messages instantly

2.1.2. e-map

2.1.2.1. never be afraid to loss orientation

2.1.3. social fuction

2.1.3.1. so convenient to take photos

2.1.3.1.1. share with friends

2.1.3.1.2. post photo to social networks

2.1.3.2. update your status in social networks immediately

2.1.3.2.1. reply comments from your followers

2.1.4. data analysis

2.1.4.1. news

2.1.4.2. weather

2.1.4.3. canlendar

2.2. work efficiency

2.2.1. office work

2.2.1.1. video conference

2.2.1.2. free your hands

2.2.1.2.1. analyse data while at work

2.2.2. data analysis

2.2.2.1. stock

2.2.2.2. business news

2.3. entertainment enjoyment

2.3.1. live activities

2.3.1.1. sports match

2.3.1.2. concert

2.3.2. movies

2.3.3. games

2.3.4. music

2.4. research field

2.4.1. medicine

2.4.2. others

2.5. fashion trends

3. Principle[How it works]

3.1. How it works

3.1.1. Input

3.1.1.1. Guidelines

3.1.1.1.1. "ok,glass"

3.1.2. Process

3.1.2.1. Timeline

3.1.2.1.1. processes user input

3.1.2.1.2. Main user interface

3.1.3. Output

3.1.3.1. Timeline cards

3.1.3.1.1. Home

3.1.3.1.2. Past

3.1.3.1.3. Present & Future

3.1.3.2. Mini projector

3.1.3.2.1. The brain of the Google Glass

4. Limitations

4.1. manufacturing quality

4.1.1. poor conductor and transmitter of sound waves

4.1.1.1. hard to hear in a noisy public space

4.2. battery life

4.2.1. dreadful battery approximately 3 to 4 hours

4.2.1.1. 1 hour of usage during continuous use (overload of apps)

4.2.1.2. 5 hours of light usage

4.3. price

4.3.1. sale price: USD $ 1500 (expensive)

4.3.1.1. not affordable by lower and upper class

4.3.1.1.1. limit the number of users

4.4. camera

4.4.1. highly intensive in capturing photos and videos

4.4.1.1. users do not have a preview option

4.5. application for device

4.5.1. no Facebook/Uber app

4.5.2. does not support many other languages

4.6. health risk

4.6.1. eye pain

4.6.2. headache

4.6.3. traffic accident

4.7. crime target

4.7.1. pickpockets

4.7.2. theives

4.8. privacy

4.8.1. location access

4.8.1.1. violation of law

4.9. appearance

4.9.1. awkward looking

4.9.2. large physical size

4.10. acceptance

4.10.1. not university accepted

4.10.2. ban in many places (eg. bar)

4.11. voice activated

4.11.1. require proper pronuncaiation

4.11.1.1. not convenient to people who have strong native accent