How Google Glass works (infographic)

Google Glass infographic

Google Glass infographic

I made an infographic on about „how Google Glass works“. As an artist I’m interested in visual perception, visual eyetests and glasses. So I checked out the patent (No. 212686, Aug. 2011) for Google’s Glass and made an infographic that explaines in an easy to understand way how it works. In conclusion it’s not a usual glass but more a kind of a projector that projects an visual layer over reality (augmented reality)  – directly on the retina. The main element is the semi-transparent prism. Of course Google Glass is an technically masterpiece because it combines a lot of stuff (camera, phone, CPU incl. GPS) in a very small enviroment. Here the infographic:

Google Glass infographic (by Martin Missfeldt)

Google Glass infographic (by Martin Missfeldt) – Click for larger version

More informations about this on my site „“. It’s a german site that helps people with informations before they buy a new glass. Here the article (engl.): „Google Glass (infographic) – How it works“ Feel free to use and share it, but please don’t forget to mention my name as author and the linked site :-)

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Category: Google Glass | Author: Martin Missfeldt   6 Kommentare

6 Comments zu "How Google Glass works (infographic)"

  1. toner webáruház

    Thanks for any other informative blog. Where else may I am getting that type of info written in such an ideal way? I’ve a undertaking that I am just now running on, and I have been on the glance out for such info.

  2. Dev Digital

    Really very informative. Thanks for sharing so informative inforgraphic Martin, hats off to you.

  3. Bill Zientek

    Great infographic. Many people are still curious to how Google Glass works, and this displays a nice, simple diagram. I’d love to see a more detailed, technical „schematic“ if there’s one available?

  4. Calculus

    Nice infographic.
    Some images of Google Glass show the combiner angled the other way round.

    Is there an explanation?

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