Why Google just hired the Behavio Team

What their product looks like

behavio google glass

behavio google glass

Behavio, a 2012 Knight News Challenge winner

The Behavio Team

Nadav Aharony

Nadav Aharony

Alan Gardner

Alan Gardner

Cody Sumter

Cody Sumter

 

What the team built

Funf is a Social and Behavioral Sensing Framework (For Android Devices)

funf

funf

The Funf Open Sensing Framework is an extensible sensing and data processing framework for mobile devices, originally developed at the MIT Media Lab. The core concept is to provide an open source, reusable set of functionalities, enabling the collection, uploading, and configuration of a wide range of data types.

Implemented Funf data probes include:
GPS
Location
WLAN
Accelerometer
Bluetooth
Cell tower ID
Call log
SMS log
Browser history
Contacts
Running apps
Installed apps
Screen on/off state
Music/Image/Video file scan
Battery status

Good Interview to understand what they have built

Why Google hired them

Google GLASS | Google Glass APPsGoogle Glass (Glasses) augmented reality Goggles for everyone. Google Glass (stylized simply as GLASS) is an augmented reality wearable computer with a head-mounted display (HMD) that is being developed by Google in the Project Glass research and development project.

How Google Glass works

How Google GLASS works [INFOGRAPHIC] | Google Glass APPsand some corrections here: Google Glass Is Using Field Sequential Color (FSC) LCOS (Likely Himax) I’m going to have to eat some crow because up until Saturday night, I honestly thought Google was using a transmissive panel based on the shape of the newer Google Glass headset.