Google Glasses are the next generation eye gadget that is going to hit the market in the next year. This portable, flexible and lightweight device can be carried to any place easily. This extraordinary eye gadget works either with the help of a mobile or Wi-Fi connectivity. They can record videos and capture picture of every moment in your lifetime. The individuals using this device can never go wrong in directions. People interact with this device through a microphone, optical display, touch pad and a bone conduction transducer.
Developing Google Glass apps
Google Glass Application Development is quite similar to that of an Android application development. The only difference is that, Google glass uses a different set of APIs. The application for these Google glasses are being developed using either of the two programming languages i.e. Java or Python. Google has developed a unique App engine Software development kit (SDK) in either Platform. However, these glasses can also be created in Maven or Eclipse Integrated Developer Environments (IDEs).
This Google Glass Application development is made by third party developers. This gadget is also incorporated with already existing applications such as Google Now, Google Maps, Google+, Gmail, etc. These developers have created various free applications such as facial recognition, news apps, photo manipulation, note taking, social networking apps, translation of spoken and written language, sharing screenshots, in an effective and user-friendly manner. These free third party apps are entirely set up using Mirror API. They use this technology to create cloud-based application in order to communicate with the Google Glasses in an authorized way.
The Google Glass units are entirely managed and configured by Google app known as MyGlass. This unit allows the people to upload the video to Google+ in real-time at a faster pace. They can even carry out the video or voice calls with their friends, happily. The person with whom you are in video call can experience the environment in and around your vicinity equally as you. This extraordinary product is being tested by the explorers in order to give a high quality and bug free gadget to the customers. This explorer unit has strict terms and conditions. They have no right to resale and transfer information about this product.
The Mirror API is even supporting to create web-based services known as Glassware to integrate with Glasses. The code does not run on glasses instead it will use a cloud based API to set up this functionality.
So, now the Google Glasses are packaged with a web browser allowing users to add the glasses to various web screens such as desktops, Smartphone’s, tablets, smart TVs, etc. easily.
Google Glass Web Development is done using RESTful HTTP services. The only way to open the web browser is to pass voice commands to search apps and click on the search results obtained. You can view top seven pages of the search engine results in the full-screen mode.