To use preview for glass, you need to sideload the apk file onto Google Glass. Here's a brief reminder on how to sideload.
Put Glass into Debug Mode
From the "ok glass" screen...
- Scroll "back" to Settings. Tap.
- Scroll "forward" to Device Info. Tap.
- Scroll "forward" to Turn on Debug Mode. Tap.
Load the app onto Glass
- Connect Glass to your computer via USB cable.
- Get the Android SDK and install
- Download the Preview.apk
- Go to the directory with the APK file and type: adb install Preview.apk
If you need more explanation, please refer this tutorial as well. (this site is not related to our app, so please don't ask questions about Preview on the site)
Preview the movie trailer by image recognition
Preview for glass is a future application for Google Glass that changes your movie life. With Preview, when you are go to the theater and look for a good movie, you don't need to take your smartphone out and type a movie title in search box to see if you are interested in it. Preview allows you to watch a movie trailer instantly by just looking at a movie poster.
How to use
On Google Glass home screen, launch Preview by saying "ok glass, recognize this" and just look at a movie poster. Preview will automatically recognize the image and start the movie trailer in a few seconds. Again, everything happens automatically -- you don't even need to tap your glass!
Preview can recognize most movies now playing in theaters. Also, Preview holds a lot of promise for the future, because the database can be updated remotely with support for more movies as they become available. To quickly see how it works, use the web images on the following links: RoboCopNon-StopThe Wind Rises
1. Turn on the glass
2. Go to the theater
3. Enjoy trailers
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Preview for glass is developed by Takahiro Poly Horikawa.