Infographic: The Mechanics Behind Google Glass

Google Glass is a small device that packs a lot of technical savvy, but how does it work? Today’s infographic from illustrator Martin Missfeldt reveals the beautiful mechanics behind the new eye-wear.

Missfeldt uses Google’s various patents on the device for his analysis, and suggests that:

Google Glass contains a mini-projector, which projected the layer via a clever, semi-transparent prism directly on the retina in the eye. Because of this the image, even though it is so close to the eye, is sharp and clear. You can move the front part of the Google Glass easily to optimize the focus.

Click through to see the infographic.


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