• All the footage you see here was filmed using only Google Glass, Google's latest technology that lets you capture moments from a unique, new perspective. (youtube.com)
  • These glasses can use a 4G cell connection to pull in information from Google's mountain of databases and display info about the real world in augmented reality on the lens in front of the eye. (slideshare.net)
  • Not everyone agrees, however, and Google's Developer Advocate Tim Bray recently shared his thoughts on Google Glass publicly for the first time. (yahoo.com)
  • It looks like Google Glass, Google's new computerized headset, has hit the mainstream. (businessinsider.com)
  • We want to assume the aura of total control of information and the world around us that Google Glass offers, but alongside this, if Google's advice when and how to wear them is necessary, we are keen also to cede autonomy when it comes to the most basic, common-sense decisions we make about how to conduct ourselves safely and politely. (thedailybeast.com)
  • Each system is individually designed to measure coatings on glass panes inside the vacuum coater. (zeiss.com)
  • After all coating steps are completed in the coater, the transmittance and reflectance is measured with a traversed system outside the coater over the full width of the glass panes - for quality control to ensure a flawless result. (zeiss.com)
  • One major hallmark of that facility will be its ability to produce larger panes of the smart glass than currently possible, says SAGE Chief Marketing Officer Jim Wilson. (zdnet.com)
  • Glass is a non-crystalline amorphous solid that is often transparent and has widespread practical, technological, and decorative usage in, for example, window panes, tableware, and optoelectronics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many applications of silicate glasses derive from their optical transparency, giving rise to their primary use as window panes. (wikipedia.org)
  • You need to run as low of binder settings as you can for this glass recipe. (washington.edu)
  • This recipe for making a glass uses several toxic and harmful chemicals, so quantities for student access should be minimised as indicated above, and made available to each working group if possible in small snap-lid plastic sample pots or similar containers. (rsc.org)
  • Corning has announced that its latest cover glass enhancements, Vibrant Gorilla glass, is featured on Acer's new Chromebook 14 for Work notebook, which has just been unveiled in New York. (digitimes.com)
  • With Vibrant Gorilla, Acer and other mobile device makers can expand their options for device design with multi-color, high-resolution images printed on Corning's cover glass solution, Gorilla Glass. (digitimes.com)
  • Since its launch in 2007, Gorilla glass has been used on 4.5 billion devices worldwide, on more than 1,550 product models across 40 major brands, according to Corning. (digitimes.com)
  • One of the things that makes SAGE worth special attention is the $80 million strategic investment it received in late 2010 by Saint-Gobain , one of the world's largest glass and construction material manufacturers. (zdnet.com)
  • KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - It's the world's highest glass ceiling. (yahoo.com)
  • Researchers believe that the alien world possibly rains glass sideways. (bing.com)
  • Interestingly, it also rains glass , which is blown sideways by 7000 kilometer-per-hour winds. (bing.com)
  • The planet's atmosphere is scorching with a temperature of over 1000 degrees Celsius, and it rains glass, sideways, in howling 7000 kilometre-per-hour winds. (jwz.org)
  • In the 18th century Murano glassmakers started to introduce new products such as glass mirrors and chandeliers to their production. (wikipedia.org)
  • The battle between Navalny and Bastrykin, she wrote, increasingly resembles 'a war in looking-glass land [where] we see two crooked mirrors directed toward each other. (rferl.org)
  • Our special formula resists streaking on all glass surfaces, including windows, windshields, mirrors and side glass. (3m.com)
  • The Museo del Vetro (Glass Museum) in the Palazzo Giustinian houses displays on the history of glassmaking as well as glass samples ranging from Egyptian times through the present day. (wikipedia.org)
  • So it is only fitting that the festival would conclude with an equally astute production of "The Glass Menagerie," Williams' personal memory play. (variety.com)
  • It has very low thermal expansion, is very hard, and resists high temperatures (1000-1500 °C). It is also the most resistant against weathering (caused in other glasses by alkali ions leaching out of the glass, while staining it). (wikipedia.org)
  • A sample of glass is made by heating a mixture of lead oxide, zinc oxide and boric acid strongly until it melts. (rsc.org)
  • Of the many silica-based glasses that exist, ordinary glazing and container glass is formed from a specific type called soda-lime glass, composed of approximately 75% silicon dioxide (SiO2), sodium oxide (Na2O) from sodium carbonate (Na2CO3), calcium oxide, also called lime (CaO), and several minor additives. (wikipedia.org)
  • The soda makes the glass water-soluble, which is usually undesirable, so lime (CaO, calcium oxide, generally obtained from limestone), some magnesium oxide (MgO) and aluminium oxide (Al2O3) are added to provide for a better chemical durability. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thorium oxide gives glass a high refractive index and low dispersion and was formerly used in producing high-quality lenses, but due to its radioactivity has been replaced by lanthanum oxide in modern eyeglasses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Iron can be incorporated into glass to absorb infrared radiation, for example in heat-absorbing filters for movie projectors, while cerium(IV) oxide can be used for glass that absorbs ultraviolet wavelengths. (wikipedia.org)
  • Glass can be coloured by adding metallic salts, and can also be painted and printed with vitreous enamels. (wikipedia.org)
  • The following is a list of the more common types of silicate glasses and their ingredients, properties, and applications: Fused quartz, also called fused-silica glass, vitreous-silica glass: silica (SiO2) in vitreous, or glass, form (i.e., its molecules are disordered and random, without crystalline structure). (wikipedia.org)
  • He goes on to note that while there are definitely potential issues with Glass where privacy is concerned, they have likely been blown out of proportion. (yahoo.com)
  • All of these pieces are hand blown in Czech glass factories in very short series or as unique pieces. (freewebs.com)
  • 3M™ Specialty Glasses are inspiring innovation in precision electronics, semiconductor manufacturing, renewable energy and other high technology industries. (3m.com)
  • Learn the history of glass innovation and watch incredible demonstrations of bendable optical fiber and thin, ultra-flexible glass. (corning.com)
  • layouts, Glass uses the largest font size possible based on the amount of content. (google.com)
  • Charles Darwin's Looking Glass shows how and why today's culture gazes upon the myth of Darwin, his theory, and his life in order to find its own reflection. (peterlang.com)
  • Amazing footage captured as Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman demonstrate the mind-bending capabilities of today's advanced glasses. (corning.com)
  • And innovations in glass science are yielding new generations of high-speed, high-capacity fiber to meet the demands of today's network applications. (corning.com)
  • The glass-liquid transition , or glass transition , is the gradual and reversible transition in amorphous materials (or in amorphous regions within semicrystalline materials), from a hard and relatively brittle "glassy" state into a viscous or rubbery state as the temperature is increased. (wikipedia.org)
  • The reverse transition, achieved by supercooling a viscous liquid into the glass state, is called vitrification . (wikipedia.org)
  • The glass-transition temperature T g of a material characterizes the range of temperatures over which this glass transition occurs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hard plastics like polystyrene and poly(methyl methacrylate) are used well below their glass transition temperatures, i.e., when they are in their glassy state. (wikipedia.org)
  • Upon cooling or heating through this glass-transition range, the material also exhibits a smooth step in the thermal-expansion coefficient and in the specific heat , with the location of these effects again being dependent on the history of the material. (wikipedia.org)
  • The question of whether some phase transition underlies the glass transition is a matter of continuing research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Note 1: Phenomena occurring at the glass transition of polymers are still subject to ongoing scientific investigation and debate. (wikipedia.org)
  • The glass transition presents features of a second-order transition since thermal studies often indicate that the molar Gibbs energies, molar enthalpies, and the molar volumes of the two phases, i.e., the melt and the glass, are equal, while the heat capacity and the expansivity are discontinuous. (wikipedia.org)
  • Note 2: In the case of polymers, conformational changes of segments, typically consisting of 10-20 main-chain atoms, become infinitely slow below the glass transition temperature. (wikipedia.org)
  • Note 5: The commonly used term "glass-rubber transition" for glass transition is not recommended. (wikipedia.org)
  • The glass transition of a liquid to a solid-like state may occur with either cooling or compression. (wikipedia.org)
  • In many materials that normally undergo a freezing transition, rapid cooling will avoid this phase transition and instead result in a glass transition at some lower temperature. (wikipedia.org)
  • The glass formed can be coloured by adding traces of various transition metal oxides. (rsc.org)
  • One is sodium carbonate (Na2CO3, "soda"), which lowers the glass-transition temperature. (wikipedia.org)
  • Not likely that your kids are spending all day hanging around a glass furnace and a water tank looking for something to do, of course. (metafilter.com)
  • Heart of Glass in partnership with The World of Glass museum and Helena Partnerships presented Haunted Furnace. (yudu.com)
  • The work they created was presented to the public in late October at The World of Glass, in the tunnel network surrounding an old, decommissioned glass furnace. (yudu.com)
  • I expect that future iterations of Glass will be tailored to particular applications rather than the general-purpose, head-mounted Android device that Glass is today. (informationweek.com)
  • One of the main reasons for the Explorer program is to give developers early access so that apps are ready to go when Glass is released to consumers. (informationweek.com)
  • The wine glass is used to help estimate the volume of liquids such as beverages. (cdc.gov)
  • The OPTOPLEX® family is a solution for in-line quality measurements of a wide range of thin film coatings along the entire industrial production line of architecture glass. (zeiss.com)
  • Glass Physics and Chemistry presents results of research on the inorganic and physical chemistry of glass, ceramics, nanoparticles, nanocomposites, and high-temperature oxides and coatings. (springer.com)
  • Early-on, we focused on developing electricity-generating coatings which remain transparent and can be applied onto glass surfaces as room temperature. (zdnet.com)
  • For a neutral appearance or customized design, colors can also be adjusted in the glass pane. (zeiss.com)
  • At Renewable Energy in Pensacola, Florida, wiring technicians experienced a 34 percent increase in productivity and meaningful quality improvements while assembling wind turbines using Skylight with Glass. (google.es)
  • In addition to cleaning glass surfaces, this product may also be used on automotive vinyl and interior plastic. (3m.com)
  • Since its market introduction in 2014, the glass has caught on with a wide variety of industries where surfaces are part of everyday operations. (corning.com)
  • Glass is a small, lightweight wearable computer with a transparent display for hands-free work. (google.es)
  • BGR has argued that Glass itself likely won't sell terribly well because it is so unnatural , but it will instead evolve over time and serve as a jumping off point for wearable devices from Google and others that might appeal to a wider audience. (yahoo.com)
  • Many craftsmen took this risk and set up glass furnaces in surrounding cities and as far afield as England and the Netherlands. (wikipedia.org)
  • For thousands of years, artists have worked with glass because of how it forms, feels, and handles light, while craftsmen have used glass for practical applications because of its stability, impermeability, and transparency. (corning.com)
  • Glass Onion è una canzone di John Lennon e Paul McCartney , originariamente pubblicata nel 1968 come terza traccia dell'album The Beatles , noto come White Album . (wikipedia.org)
  • Another prestigious client was the French company Christofle, for whom Petr Vadura has designed two vases and a collection of table glass. (freewebs.com)
  • There are since many works arising from this working relationship with the famous Czech mark Moser : two sets of drinking glasses (Vera 2005 and Atlantic 2008) and many vases including uniques pieces. (freewebs.com)
  • Because glass can be formed or moulded into any shape, it has been traditionally used for vessels: bowls, vases, bottles, jars and drinking glasses. (wikipedia.org)
  • The call center is available 24/7 to set up appointments with free mobile service to one's home or office - complete with free glass vacuum and clean up. (prweb.com)
  • Five Star Glass can handle all auto glass needs, including windshield repairs, windshield replacement, doors, vents, quarters and back glass for trucks or autos of all sizes. (prweb.com)
  • Scientists also use a broad range of techniques such as irradiation, surface modification, and precise temperature control to develop specialized glasses with different colors, form factors, strengths, degrees of flexibility, and light-handling abilities. (corning.com)
  • The condensation temperature of the silicates (over 1300 degrees Celsius) mean these particles could form very small grains of glass in the atmosphere. (jwz.org)
  • The Spectrum Glass is available in cullet form (pieces of broken glass) which then must be crushed/powdered to better than 400 mesh. (washington.edu)
  • Chalk ground for panels 3 parts whiting 1 part Titanium white pigment (Optional) 3 parts glue size (1: 15 water) Sized panel (1:15 solution) On a glass slab form a well in the centre of the whiting and add the glue size, gradually folding in the powder and work with a palette knife until a firm but glossy paste is formed. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • The primary building block of glass is silica in the form of sand. (corning.com)
  • Chemical strengthening is a new technique that supplements thermal strengthening because it can be used for very thin glass and complex shapes. (sae.org)
  • Modern and yet timeless, this collection sees Petr Vadura employing traditional glass-blowing methods and old glass technics in an original way whilst creating contemporary shapes with new optical effects. (freewebs.com)
  • In case anyone has been wondering about the anticipated viability of the in-building solar or smart building products market in the short two months since I last wrote about it, ponder the chunk of change that smart glass maker Soladigm has recently closed in Series C funding: a total of $40 million. (zdnet.com)
  • Technically speaking, what Soladigm sells isn't energy-generating solar glass but it a smart technology that could dramatically improve building energy efficiency. (zdnet.com)
  • Even at its inception in 1970, mass-produced glass fiber - stripped of even the microscopic impurities that might interfere with light signals - could transmit data far more quickly than its copper wire counterpart. (corning.com)
  • The consequence of this dramatic increase is a glass exhibiting solid-like mechanical properties on the timescale of practical observation. (wikipedia.org)
  • That's why we like this glass from industrial designer Inna Alesina- a small hole in the side separates want from need. (treehugger.com)
  • This stylish glass vase is perfectly shaped for slim décor elements, small floral arrangements and more. (michaels.com)