What would the Google Glass project look like if Microsoft got its hands on it? A new video shows exactly what it would be like.
The Google Glass project is an attempt to bring Augmented Reality (AR) to the masses via a pair of active glasses that you use to view a "heads up" display of useful information. The project has provoked a lot of humorous responses on YouTube and elsewhere. We have already had one example, Google Glass - How it Could Be, on I Programmer that outlines what Google could really be planning to do with AR.
Some of the others concentrate on the physical comedy of wearing a "heads up" AR display, but the one we liked most really seems to know its operating systems.
The characterization of what a Windows AR system would really be like is so accurate that I bet you can't avoid trying to close some of the alerts...
The banana joke is just too good to miss - make sure you read the message:
If you didn't react to the sound track then you have never used a Windows machine.
This video didn't win the AAAI Video competition, but it is certainly good enough to amuse you while teaching you some basic AI. We also think that this crew deserves a TV series of its own own. [ ... ]