Google Glass passes into the hands of Intel

Google Glass passes into the hands of Intel

Intel will provide the next version of Google Glass electronic stuffing. The new device is expected next year.

According to the newspaper The Wall Street Journal, citing its own sources, Intel will replace the Texas Instruments as a supplier of mobile processors for augmented reality glasses Google Glass. The company plans to promote Glass in hospitals, in the workplace, as well as create new applications gadget.

Immediately after its debut in 2012, the online plug-glasses Google have been criticized by privacy advocates, and the public perceived them as a device for nerds. Of greatest interest to the Glass demonstrated professional community.

Now Google in conjunction with software developers program develops Glass at Work to expand the use of its digital points in medicine, construction and manufacturing. Analysts have called the initiative Intel positive signal not only for Glass, but also for wearable devices in general.

If the partners are promoting Google glasses in a professional environment, the Internet giant sees them primarily as a consumer device. On the part of the Google Glass at Work program employs fewer people than in the main project Glass, the newspaper said.

     While still a consumer device, glasses Glass may be more useful for companies - said Eric Johnson of the company APX Labs, which develops professional software for Glass.

According to Johnson, the next version of Google Glass is unlikely to get a battery with longer battery life. The first version of the operating points a maximum of one day on a single charge, and in video recording mode only a couple of hours.

About Intel striving to gain a foothold in the market of wearable electronics also says her collaboration with Opening Ceremony. Companies are jointly developing a computerized bracelet MICA on Intel microarchitecture ARM, rather than x86.

It is unclear what "Intel's" Intel chip will be used in the new version of Google Glass, but we know that will focus on energy savings.

     Processor for portable devices such as Glass with a small battery should consume little energy - said analyst site, who tested the first version of the Glass.

This is not the only partnership of Google and Intel. Google will use Intel chips in their servers, media players and vehicles of self-Nexus. Companies are also working together to improve operating systems Android and Chrome.

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