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What I think of this useless technology.
I have to disagree with the first part of the video, the man was being overly sarcastic and cynical on every preview of the Google Glass as I personally can see the many ways it can be used beneficially for many people of many walks. BUT, I can agree on his closing thoughts. There are many negatives that can come with Google Glass, foremost pulling us even further away "real" relationships and experiences than we already are. But to say that there wouldn't also be many positive things to come of this new technology would be just ignorant. There should always be a balance, just like the man said. smile.gif
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This is honestly a lot less impressive than I imagined it to be. Not worth $1500.
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post #23 of 70
I would so make a Deus Ex:Human Revolution meme out of it if I could be arsed biggrin.gif
It is a look in the near future, for sure.I bet it is gonna be glitchy and finicky in the beggining but you have to start from somewhere.
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post #24 of 70
1500...$$$$!! ouch.
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What I dont understand is why they have to develop an autonomous display instead of something that connects to your phone via blue tooth. But, its first gen anyway.
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What I dont understand is why they have to develop an autonomous display instead of something that connects to your phone via blue tooth. But, its first gen anyway.

I'm a bit confused by what you mean here. It already connects to your phone. That's how it receives a data connection and all of the heavy lifting is done on your phone.
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post #27 of 70
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In the same boat. A little tiny display in the upper right with only a small amount of options and information to display is far from worth it. Novelty item at best now. When it can start displaying Google maps on the street as you're walking or driving then I'll be throwing $1500 at them. The preliminary videos were very promising and the tech just has to get to that point.

Ding, ding, ding! We have a winner! A lot of marketing hype will get a product to fly off the shelves initailly, but this product will need serious reviews and time to become viable. I too though that the screen would be full vision, guess not.
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When it can start displaying Google maps on the street as you're walking or driving then I'll be throwing $1500 at them. The preliminary videos were very promising and the tech just has to get to that point.
It does.
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I wonder if it measures power levels.
It does (as long as its under 9000).
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What I dont understand is why they have to develop an autonomous display instead of something that connects to your phone via blue tooth. But, its first gen anyway.
It does.



Don't just go by the early videos, read up on it. It really is some exciting Tech. The small peripheral screen decision was made to keep it less distracting and legal for use while driving or even riding a motorcycle(which is what I want one for) - it does not block your vision or cover your ears. Great for a GPS overlay plus handfree talking. Instead of a speaker it uses bone conduction technology(like Jawbone, but instead of the cheekbone its directly over the mastoid process which connects directly to the middle ear) so that you can hear it but nobody else can.

$1500 is steep, but so is $800 for a cell phone. The price will come down once released and as they ramp up manufacturing.
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post #29 of 70
Meh, I'd rather get a Titan if I had that kind of money.
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Can you imagine the novelty apps for this device?

It can and will show power levels one day!
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