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From life’s big moments to everyday experiences.
Glass Sessions, where you experience what it’s like to use Glass while Google builds it, through the eyes of a real person, in real life. +Laetitia Gayno, the wife of a Googler, as she shares her story of welcoming a new baby, capturing every smile, and showing her entire family back in France every “first” through Hangouts.
Current technology forces one to take their phone out of a pocket to perform a task, whereas with Glass it’s right there. Google Glass is a perfect example of tech that gets out of the way and lets you live your life, but springs to life when you need to access it. It is not obscuring your vision or taking you away from reality – it is adding to it.
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Glass is truly the culmination of work started by pioneers of the wearable computing movement.
Google Glass is a slick device that allows consumers to use Internet search in ways once seen in futuristic movies. Glass fills the need for Internet search on the go, and re-enforces Google’s leadership in Internet search.
Impending social consequences of Augmented Reality
We’re moving into a time we’ve never quite been in before. Google glass and other similar tech are likely to change our behavior and society in general (at least in a small way).
Augmented Reality (AR) is not just a technology. It’s a shortcut. Whether we can interact with data through a pair of glasses or contact lenses, the very nature of such technological immediacy will very quickly change human behavior.
First shortcut? We’ll get our hands back. Imagine your coffee and bagel, no spills — because you’re checking email on AR-enabled glasses. Take a look at getting started guide with Glass, an excellent primer.
Despite being a long time out from the general consumer release of Google Glass, it’s hard to deny that it’s the hot ticket right now. Did you know, Google Glass became TIME’s one among the best Inventions of the Year 2012.