Google patented a mysterious camera hat
Google’s latest patent suggests the tech giant might be developing something to give Spectacles a run for their money.
Granted Tuesday, the patent describes “a hat and a camera system for the hat that can be used for an interactive session with a remote user.” Basically, it sounds like a cap with an embedded camera that lets the wearer take photos and videos, including live streams, and upload them to social networks via a mobile app.
The patent also describes a built-in speaker, which is “configured to create audio waves through the hat by bone conduction in the skull.” The hat also comes with a microphone for users to record audio. Read more…