This is a project of the Google X, a "top secret laboratory" (operating in an "undisclosed location") that has some various high profile computer scientists as employees. Some of Google X's other projects also include developing the driverless car, space elevators, and robot servants (running Android of course).
Very cool. With this tech, someday Google will be able to show you context sensitive ads for *literally* everything you see.
@kettch: Oh noes! You've dropped your glass of wine on the floor! But on the plus side - there's an ad for new wine glasses and a for carpet cleaner!
What's nice about Google is if Android is a model for this then OEMs will be able to build all sorts of devices -- an not necessarily loaded with Google ads and tracking.
Can't wait for a W8-based device like this. What year will that come out?
I wasn't talking about how soon we might see Microsoft suing other companies...
I will totally email this to my friend when he is driving.
Can it project an image of Miranda Kerr over my wife?
How about making HUDs for cars more commonplace and useful before going down this ridiculous road?
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