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Google releases Glass Development Kit (pictures)

At an event in San Francisco, Google unveiled the Glass Development Kit, which lets developers build richer apps for Glass.

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Google Glass woos developers

Google Glass unveiled its latest update today at an event in San Francisco, where developers got a look at the Glass Development Kit (GDK). It lets developers build richer apps for Glass.
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MyGlass home page

Here's a screenshot from the MyGlass home page that shows some of the Glassware highlighted at today's event.
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Glass developer partners

Developer partners showcased at today's Glass event in San Francisco included activity app Strava, GolfSight by SkyDroid, Word Lens, Spellista by Glu, and cooking companion Allthecooks.
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Word Lens translator

Word Lens gives Glass users the ability to translate words on larger boldface type, like signs.
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Word Lens translation

The user's view of the Google Glass Word Lens translation app.
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German warning sign

It's important to understand this German sign.
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English translation

The sign is quickly translated into English right in the Google Glass display.
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Search for nearby golf courses

Search for nearby golf courses using SkyDroid's GolfSight app.
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Access to information

Access information about the course, including par, distances, and hazards.
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Strava athletic experience

CNET's Seth Rosenblatt tries out Strava's experience built for athletes, which records your rides and runs and tracks your progress.
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Strava athletic experience

CNET's Seth Rosenblatt tries out Strava's experience built for athletes.
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Spellista by GLU

Spellista by GLU is a simple word jumble game for Glass.
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Allthecooks

Allthecooks allows Glass users to view recipes and cooking directions without taking up counter-top space.
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Allthecooks

Allthecooks allows Glass users to view recipes and cooking directions, hands free.

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