May 23, 2014 01:12 PM EDT
Google Glass Two-Minute Movie "Seeds" released earlier this month, where Google posted a short film which is titled “Seed.” The film had been shot entirely by Google Glass. Aneesh Chaganty is a student from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts had shot the film. The efforts were in part of Google’s Glass Creative Collective which had funded the movie. The movie was 2:30 minutes and showed in LA, San Francisco, Tokyo and India. “It was the first introduction to acting I’ve ever had,” Chaganty told Mashable.
Wearable devices are set to take off in 2014. Google Glass is compatible with an Android smartphone or tablet device via Bluetooth. Wearables such as Google Glass and Pebble smartwatch have paved the way for the future generation of new wearable devices. The market is expected to surpass 1.5 billion by 2014.
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Gartner predicts sales of Google Android devices will top 1.1 billion in 2014. This expectation would make Google’s Android the first time to reach one billion. Smartphone technologies are rapidly changing industries. Gartner also forecasts smartphones and media tablets will contribute 84% of semiconductor revenue growth in 2013 and are the segments to watch. The company has expectations that Android will remain the most popular OS. The success of low budget smartphones have boosted this insight. Shipments from Apple are also to increase.
IoT or Internet of Things is powered by Google and Android. The future of our technologies relates strongly to how we connect to the Internet. In today’s economic society our technologies are driven by some of the largest organizations in the world with investments. The Internet of things spending was at $4.8 trillion in 2012. It is expected to reach $8.9 trillion in 2020. Google’s massive install base and Android technology advancements are key enablers.
Android OS recent technology advancements have paved opportunities in areas such as mobile, big data and the cloud. According to IDC, “The Internet of things will change everything and be "a new construct in the information and communications technology world." "It is important to remember that while the market for the Internet of Things is still in its infancy, there is a long legacy of autonomous wired connected things," stated Carrie MacGillivray, IDC Program Vice President, Mobile Services, M2M & Network Infrastructure. "The enabler for growth over the forecast period is the pervasiveness of wireless connectivity and ubiquitous access to Internet regardless of location."
Android users can view the movie “Seeds” at YouTube.
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