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Cool demo of how augmented reality could look on Google Glass

It’s not the best video in the world in terms of production values, but the techniques being demonstrated are pretty cool. For example, asking Glass the height of the Washington Monument when looking at it and being shown a visual scale overlayed on the real thing, translation of a sign on a sidewalk and overlaying a restaurant with star rating and opening times … 

Additional demos at OpenGlass show how a spoken question is parsed and posted to Twitter and Amazon’s Mechanical Turk service, with responses appearing in the display. In the case of “Where is …” questions, the software grabs the location and offers the user directions.

The developers have made the code available on GitHub so anyone can use it to create their own apps and services.

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