We have entered the age of on the go computing. But Google wishes to take it a step further. You might have heard about their Project Glass initiative, which many people call Google glasses. These look like futuristic sci-fi glasses, and take being constantly connected to the next level.
A Computer Above Your Eyes
These augmented reality glasses let people speak with friends, share images, take notes and more all without using their hands. The actions you wish to take, whether to chat with friends or get directions, all display before your eyes.
A Stream of Useful Information
Google glasses are made to work with voice commands. If you’re wearing the glasses, you can call for your city’s public transit schedule. Your Google glasses would then call up your local bus or train schedule. Or maybe you’re looking for the new French restaurant in town. You can tell your Google glasses to find it, and when you do, the glasses will provide you with a map and detailed directions.
According to a video produced by Google, the company’s augmented reality glasses would also allow you to check your day’s schedule and update your plans if things change. To illustrate, in the video a Google glasses-wearing consumer is going to the subway. As he hits the entrance his glasses tell him that subway service is suspended. The glasses then calculate a walking path to his destination.
An Unobtrusive Technology?
Supposedly Project Glass isn’t designed to bombard users with an unending stream of technology. It’s actually meant to make it simpler for them to access the technology they want when they want it. For example, a user may want to take a picture of his girlfriend standing on a bridge over the Chicago River. Instead of fumbling around for his camera or smartphone, he just presses a button on his Google glasses to snap the shot.
Another concern a lot of people have is that Project Glass could be used as an advertising platform; pulling up ads for companies that are related to the one you are physically in. You can look on YouTube for Project Glass parodies and discover some fairly humorous ones. But whatever you think the future of Project Glass is, this technology has opened up a world of possibilities.
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