Google Glass photographed with a wink




Google Glass photographed with a wink

Google Glass wink

Users who managed to ignite the desire to buy glasses Google Glass , may be interested in the question of interaction with a wearable electronic device. It is already known that the gadget is equipped with buttons, miniature touchpad and the user interface supports voice commands . I wonder what to do in situations where you need to check email and talk to an inanimate object does not want to?

Poking around in the code of the software for Google Glass, users of social news site Reddit has found a very interesting piece. Turns out, the shutter built into the glasses camera is triggered by a gesture of “wink”. This means that when you wink Google Glass will shoot the subject. The code spelled out the conditions for a team that is used to activate or deactivate the camera. One line of code is as follows: «EYE_GESTURES_WINK_TAKE_PHOTO». Other multiple lines are responsible for the calibration of the camera.

The presence of the calibration function involves the ability to customize the sensitivity of the shutter in a wink. This is necessary to prevent the erroneous inclusion of the camera Google Glass during blinking. In practice, this feature can be very useful.


Points Google Glass Explorer Edition has fallen into the hands of developers, while the version for the mass market is expected next year. Meanwhile, an innovative electronic device caused a mixed reaction from residents of the United States of America.
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