Google’s Project Glass Puts Internet In Your Line Of Sight

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK, (FOX) - from the same team that is developing self-driven cars, an experimental "augmented reality" glasses are also being tested.  The prototype digital glasses put the internet right in your line of sight.

Fox News Correspondent Ainsley Earhardt explains.

The folks behind Google are getting into fashion... Well sorta.
The company is running tests on its own eyewear line; they call "Project Glass".

But what makes this different than any other pair on the market is that these glasses put the company's web services in your face.

Take a look.

Bridget Carey / Senior Editor, CNET
"Google's video talked about all the cool things you could do in your daily life to communicate with friends.”

Along with video chats, the glasses can also snap photos and display directions at the sound of a user's voice.

Google positions the data in the wearer's line of sight.  Some critics say the constant barrage of information could pose a distraction while walking or driving.

Bridget Carey / Senior Editor, CNET
"...People can't even text and walk at the same time without tripping, so now we are going to be communicating with a pop up in our faces about a friend talking to us or about a map..."

Some fans of the prototype say this could be the next step in the evolution of technology.

Todd Haselton /Technobuffalo, Senior Editor Of Mobile
"The really cool thing is that augmented reality is still really trying to take off, you are on mobile phones right now, its not that great, but if Google can perfect it, and they are the ones that can, because they have mapping, search, everything down, voice controls, so you'll be able to talk to your glasses and actually get that map or know that the six is closed as we often do."

While some of you may be eager to get a pair, no word as to when these glasses will hit store shelves.

In New York, Ainsley Earhardt, Fox News.

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