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Doing the Google Glass Boogie
The capabilities of the device are a mixture of voice calling, video calling, messaging, acquiring maps and directions, and other routine tasks.
Working the device itself is a mixture of weird head ticks and talking to oneself.
Currently, "ok glass" is the mandatory voice-activation prompt for the device. Upon hearing this initial phrase, the device waits for a further command, such as "call home." The voice trigger can be so sensitive, Redmond says, that during on-site training, Google staffers only refer to the prompt as "OG."
Swiping the side of the device with a finger scrolls the display backward through time. For example, if you take a picture, look up the meaning of "privacy," and then a local address, as you scroll through your timeline, it will display first the address, then the definition, then the picture.
However getting all these voice prompts and touch commands to work correctly can be hit or miss. Redmond's attempt at a mid-presentation Tweet was pretty humorous when Glass misheard him.
A Tweet demonstration goes terribly, terribly awry.
Friday, October 31, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
Why are there so few transportation startups in Portland? The city’s leadership in bike, transit and pedestrian transportation has been well-documented. But that was then — when government and nonprofits paved the way for a new, less auto centric way of life.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER
On the eve of the Portland Ad Federation's Rosey Awards, Matt Anderson, CEO of Struck, talks about the transition from creative director to CEO, the Portland talent pool and whether data is the new black in the creative services sector.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Checking in with the managing director of Arnerich Massena.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
BY OREGON BUSINESS STAFF
An SEC rule targets the disparity between executive and employee compensation, reigniting a long-standing debate about corporate social responsibility.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB CONTRIBUTOR
The implosion of the energy complex: The best thing for low oil prices is low oil prices.
Thursday, December 04, 2014
BY DEBRA RINGOLD | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR
How important are institutional and/or program evaluations provided by third parties in selecting a college or university program?
Saturday, December 13, 2014
The president of LaPorte & Associates lets us in on his day-to-day life.
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How sports tourism is driving economic growth and making cities across Oregon a better place to live.
Port of Morrow's business-ready attitude has a surprising global impact.
Through its support of the arts, the Cultural Trust is strengthening the business community.
Heed the morals of these seminal holiday stories in your everyday life.
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While the Bend City Council ultimately upheld the approval which enables OSU-Cascades to move forward with the 10 acre site, it did also thoughtfully consider the nature of its code requirements, resident concerns and OSU-Cascade’s efforts and suggestions and crafted conditions of approval to address potential impacts of the site in the area.