Based on Pubmed, CNN reports that an individual has been treated for Google Glass addiction along with other substance abuse issues. Signs of addiction were indicated when the patient was uncontrollably irritable when not wearing his Glass device, and he was involuntarily touching his temples which is part of the regular Glass operation even when he wasn't wearing the device.
It took 35 days of treatment to reduce the symptoms of this problem (along with other issues).
Headed up by CEO Rony Abovitz, nobody is 100% sure of exactly what Magic Leap Inc. is or does. All we do know is that Google along with some heavy hitting investors seem to really want them...for about $500 million big ones! This on top of the $50 million Magic Leap had raised earlier this year.
Immersed is really shaping up. New speakers have been added from ImmersiON-VRelia, Avacon, and Siliconarts. One of the things that is going to make Immersed work are some yet to be announced high-profile faces and talent we haven't seen at an immersive-tech conference until now. More importantly, this is a rare opportunity to learn from the best without having to fly across the continent to do it (for people on the East Coast that is!). Well, actually...West Coasters will enjoy this too.