Designing for Google Glass

287abe4d8c0bf8eae92dd59b753f6323?s=47 Theo Pak
February 06, 2014

Designing for Google Glass

Google Glass enables User Experience desgins that are personal, immediate, and contextual.

This talk was presented as a guest lecture for the course COMM-4965/6963 "Mobile AR Design" at RPI. The goal of this talk is to give designers the basics before entering a guiged Agile workshop focused on Glass development.

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Google Glass is a wearable computer that includes a display, camera, microphone, speaker, touchpad, and other things. It can be worn with or without the included lenses. Pictured is the “Explorer Edition” public prototype. The manufacturer is expected to make a similar product available to the public soon.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EvNxWhskf8

Image: http://www.google.com/glass/start/assets/img/what-it-does-how-to-get-one.jpg

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Image: http://images.ted.com/images/ted/142996e7349ef0bc181e7e637d4c9f70407aea02_1600x1200.jpg

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Levin joined Google in 2009. Her recent book, “Designing Multi-Device Experiences: An Ecosystem Approach to User Experiences across Devices,” is available from O’Reilly Media.

Quote: http://socialtimes.com/wearing-google-glass-gets-pretty-tiring-pretty-fast-ux-designer-admits_b131629

Image: http://www.michallevin.com/

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Links:

- http://www.slideshare.net/marknb00/developing-for-google-glass
- http://dsky9.com/glassfaq/the-google-glass-psd-template/
- http://dsky9.com/glassfaq/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Glass_App_Template_v001_GregRoberts.pdf

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Image: https://developers.google.com/glass/develop/index

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“The proportion of cell owners who use their phone to go online has doubled since 2009.” According to Pew Internet, 91% of all Americans now own a cell phone and 57% of all American adults are now cell internet users.

Report: http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2013/Cell-Internet/Summary-of-Findings.aspx

Infographic: https://infogr.am/historical-mobile-usage

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According to Gallup, 71% of Americans 18+ need some type of corrective lens. 57% primarily wear glasses. 9% primarily wear contact lenses. 4% wear both equally.

90% of Americans 50+ need some type of corrective lens.

Data: http://www.gallup.com/poll/3115/forty-percent-americans-who-use-glasses-would-consider-laser-eye-surgery.aspx

Image: http://www.google.com/glass/start/

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Contact Theo Pak with comments.

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Theo Pak

February 06, 2014
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