Video: Nokia Glasses – Augmented Reality Glasses. Project Glass.

| April 5, 2012 | 33 Replies

You might have seen a video recently about some augmented reality glasses. Cool huh?

Perhaps you might also be familiar with the fact that Nokia has been looking into this for quite some time now (though we are actually yet to see anything). It goes beyond merely having glasses that are also screens. Those are actually real now.

The special thing about the glasses is more to do with it having an element of intuition – a sixth sense perhaps in knowing and anticipating what you’re doing.


This video was from 2009. It should not be a surprise to us that Nokia thinks up of concepts way ahead of their time.

I’m not sure about wearing glasses, but if they could somehow jump into the future where these could be in contact lenses, I’m game.


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  • Aliqudsi

    Gotta say, Tom is a freaky-ass stalker.

  • jeroenhuismast
    • Silthice

      Ovi, Nov 11, 2009.
      The face recognition have been done in N9 but only with pictures.

      • deep space bar

        n900 was doing it from time before google took it to android

    • incognito

      Too much Nokia, too little Microsoft, no tiles, micro-SD cards, (almost) no buttons, Ovi (+Nokia cloud)… In one word (actually two): fat chance…

      • deep space bar

        tiles wont help since of the UI

        • ZiPA

          Balloons run Nefertiti whereas the ADAC.

    • deep space bar

      Nokia needs to HURRY up with this and FAST……Pulse needs to step up

      • Annethe

        First need to think, always. And if is on the edge then should step back or will fall and splash. “We were on the edge, and we have made a big step forward…”

    • Silthice

      Please see the date of the video…
      Nov 11, 2009
      and Ovi has been killed…
      You know whY…

      • twinklestar1792

        yesterday i saw an ad about glass project from google. I think google is copying nokia’s idea nad implementing before them

  • Rebbe

    I don’t know about the glasses but the haptic wrist feedback is a interesting concept, you could pair it (NFC) with a device phone or tablet. Hope there is a easy way of turning it off when you are not using it.

  • Tim.L

    One of the things i most hope for Elop to change is that we actually see these R&D projects coming to fruition.

    What’s the use of industry highest R&D aimed totally towards phones if there is no finished products.
    Elop did talk about this when he came in lead, i really hope Apollo devices start showing fruits of these projects.

    • peet

      I think one proof that he does excactly that is the 808

      • jiipee

        I doubt Elop has nothing else to do it, but burning the platform beneath…

  • deep space bar

    google and apple are a bunch of hosers since Nokia had this out from years and now apple and google are taking the spotlight like they are the first ones to do this -______- ridiculous

    • incognito

      They are the first ones to offer all those things in a usable manner, so they more than deserve the spotlight. It’s not their fault Nokia is moving slowly and doesn’t trust their own products and research…

      • deep space bar

        i guess so pure punishment and it’s hurting them hard

    • Hary

      I won’t be surprised, if Google got their idea and inspiration from Nokia videos. It’s been already 3 years since Nokia’s concept video, and Google has far better programmers than Nokia, who can turn concepts in reality faster than Nokia.

    • twinklestar1792


    • twinklestar1792

      Apple has started implementing Cloud system for their customers. I knew this as i was worked for apple cloud project.

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  • stylinred

    sigh nokia…. great ideas but they’re always stowed away

  • joex2

    Google has hired several researchers from Nokia Research. They should have revealed several secrets of Nokia.

  • twig

    Googles glasses are on drudge right now. I think I like Nokia’s look better, but its up to who brings it to the public.

  • Saul


  • Yemi

    According to, Google will have a form of this out by Q4 this year as beta. Nokia needs to hurry up. Maybe this is what Ari meant by heads up no hands type of smart phone.
    I think there was a post on MNB two months ago on how Ari has been spending majority of his time on this “secret super phone”

  • Livedotcom

    What patents do Nokia have on this? I would like to see them in order to use them against Google trolls.

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