Home > News > Porn Pros Eyeing Google's New Eyeglass Computer • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

NEWS STORY

Porn Pros Eyeing Google's New Eyeglass Computer

Porn Pros Eyeing Google's New Eyeglass Computer
Get XBIZ News
XBIZ Research
Will Google uphold its commitment to 'Freedom of Expression' when it comes to organic adult search results?
Yes
  32.09%
No
  67.91%
Out of 187 votes. Results based on votes submitted by members of XBIZ.net social network.
Thursday, Jun 28, 2012    Text size: 

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Looks like porn pros are already eyeing Google’s new “Glass” eyeglass-embedded computers.

Shortly after yesterday’s announcement of the new gadgets at Google’s I/O developer’s conference in San Francisco, PC Magazine was investigating Glass’s porn potential.

Pink Visual spokesman Quentin Boyer told PC in an email, "The style of porn known as 'point of view'  has been a popular type of content for quite a while now. Obviously, a device that allows you to shoot high quality video in a truly hands-free fashion will make shooting POV porn that much easier.”

Whether Boyer and Pink Visual are serious about vetting the $1500 headgear is too early to tell as it wasn’t present at the I/O conference where pre-orders were taken.

But if the company’s cutting-edge tech stance is any indication, Pink Visual will be testing Glass the minute the hardware becomes available.

Boyer said he wants to get a pair "sooner rather than later" and is already brainstorming on porn applications.

I/O attendees won’t get their pairs until early 2013 and consumers won’t see them on the market until 2014.

"To really know their full potential, we'll need to get a pair to play around with, but we're already dreaming up ways to use the glasses to get shots (sex-related and otherwise) that just aren't feasible using a traditional camera setup," Boyer said.

Adult app markeplace MiKandi also sees potential in Glass.

PC pointed out that MiKandi (Pink Visual’s Android app provider), did attend I/O and will receive a beta pair of the glasses intimating that Pink Visual may have an opportunity to play with the glasses.

And MiKandi said in an email that the company was focusing on ways to enhance other "intimate" applications like dating apps.

"A wearable computer such as Glass can provide a wealth of useful information and interaction during a date. For instance, when looking at a wine list, it might find an old tweet from your partner praising a particular wine," the MiKandi spokesman said.

Once porn developers get to play with the specs, it’s a safe bet that adult will again lead technology similar to how it embraced home video and the Internet.

And if tech-savvy Pink Visual does become one of the trailblazers for the personal porn glasses, you can be sure the product will have a much sexier name than “Pink Eyes.”

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Consumers Embracing BDSM, Fetish Products Like Never Before

By all accounts, consumer interest in BDSM has grown in recent years, a trend that some observers of the market attribute to the popularity of the “50 Shades of Grey” trilogy. Whatever its... More »

White Labels Turn Gray

White labels are evolving as marketers continue to refine their use is leading to some interesting new developments in the dating niche. For the uninitiated, the dating site white label phenomena started... More »

Playing for Keeps: Future of the Fetish/BDSM Market

It doesn’t take a degree to figure it out, but Dr. Clockwork is happy to remind everyone that BDSM and fetish consumers are a very unique market. “They’re a very discerning group of... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ World magazine, the industry's leading e-commerce trade publication, delivering in-depth coverage of the online, mobile and ancillary digital markets.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sexpo

Aug 01 - Aug 03
Sydney, Australia

QWEBEC Expo Montreal

Aug 15 - Aug 17
Montreal, Canada

Asia Adult Expo

Aug 28 - Aug 30
Macau, China

CatalystCon West

Sep 11 - Sep 14
Los Angeles, California
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!