Google Acquires Agilent Patent For Glass Tech
A patent originally filed by Agilent Technologies, which could support the Google Glass Project, now sits in the hands of the Mountain View, Calif. tech company. The U.S. patent office assigned Google the patent on November 16, 2012, and the transaction was recorded at the USTPO on January 8, 2013. Bill Slawski tells us about the optical scanning unit used for imaging different aspects of a wearer's eyes to capture identification information. The second is as a personal viewing device that enables wearers to see overlay images from a connected computer system, augmenting what a viewer sees.