Innovative Technology: Google Glass

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Google has made an effort on making a new device called Google Glass, which is innovative device that has people visioning ways to enhance the product by communicating with people but not all are convinced due to the invasive privacy by the documentation of using video recordings at anytime hands free and the safety and health of yourself and your surroundings. It’s also a tool to reduce crime with first person view. Google Glass is a revolutionary new wearable computer communication product. The Google Glass includes most of what a smart phone can function, for example “Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, speakers, a camera, microphone, touchpad”(Brian Voo 1. Tiny (But Powerful) Hardware). Best of all it is compatible with IOS (i.e iPhone) and Android Devices. Google has made a technological advancement in communications, which made contacting and connecting to social media and information simpler, such as GPS capability which “help you navigate, with help from Google Maps”(Brian Voo, 5. Never Get Lost Again), record videos on the webcam using “data connection from your home or smartphone.”(Brian Voo, 4. Always On Call, Literally) And hands free with the use of the voice commands that “allows you to dictate text messages, attach videos and pictures along with and sending it via your mobile data connection, without having to remove your phone from your pocket.” (Brian Voo, 4. Always On Call, Literally) This device has made a big advancement to todays technology which has enabled better communication between the people we work with, bring even closer to friends and precious family members around the world. For the people who work in offices for example, can use Glass to do conference calls through the use of Google Hangout (similar function ... ... middle of paper ... ...ames A. Martin, CIO Why It Should be Illegal to Use Google Glass While Driving, October 31, 2013 http://blogs.cio.com/mobile-apps/18311/why-it-should-be-illegal-use-google-glass-while-driving Viewed on 28/02/14 Ben Grubb, The Sydney Morning Herald Digital Life Hands on: Google Glass, July 26 2013 http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/hands-on-google-glass-20130726-2qpgm.html Viewed on 2/03/14 Cassie Slane and Katina Michael. "Google Glass Privacy Issues Could Be a Buzzkill" BestTechie Mar. 2013. http://works.bepress.com/kmichael/333/ Viewed on 7/03/14 Jason Hong, Considering Privacy Issues in the Context of Google Glass, Magazine Communications of the ACM, Volume 56 Issue 11, November 2013 Pages 10-11 http://cacm.acm.org.ezproxy1.acu.edu.au/magazines/2013/11/169041-considering-privacy-issues-in-the-context-of-google-glass/fulltext Viewed on 7/03/14
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