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This Is What A Google Glass Experience Might Be Like At The Airport

3 Years Ago By Diana Adams

There are still a lot of people who don’t understand the purpose of Google Glass, the augmented reality head-mounted display developed by Google. I’m not one of them. I’m one of the people who is dying to try them out firsthand. I have a feeling they’ll be one of those gadgets that we’ll get addicted to quickly.

Google Glass has the potential to be one of those things that we look back on in five years and wonder what we ever did without it. The iPhone was like that for a while, and Google Glass could be the next innovation on that level.

There are a lot of other people who are as excited about it as I am. It was interesting to read about the Google Glass eBay Auction that got up to $15,000 before finally being taken down. It was an auction put up by someone who claimed to have been one of the people selected in the “If I Had Glass” Google promotion.

If you want to read more about the everyday applications for Google Glass, this article on NY Times called Sergey Brin Explains Google Glasses is very insightful. As you know, Google has been asking people how they would use Google Glass. What would you do with those glasses if you had them? JetBlue airlines answered that question on their Google+ page saying they “would continue to help the world view air travel through a whole new lens.”

These are the pictures they uploaded to show what a Google Glass experience might be like at the airport. You’d be able to check to see if your flight is on time, where your baggage claim carousel is, whether or not there is room in the parking deck, what the cab fare estimate would be, etc. All I can say is, wow, I can’t wait!

A Google Glass Experience At The Airport

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Via: [Business Insider]

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2 Comments

Donna Svei

March 2nd, 2013

Hi Diana,

The functionality does look wonderful…and…I want Google Contact Lenses. I don’t want to wear a glass.

It’s funny you use an airport experience in your post. My first sighting of Google Glass in the wild was at PDX. I didn’t know what it was. It looked like a medical device for a very unfortunate, incurable illness to me. I felt compassion towards the woman wearing it.

I hope in the future that we’ll look back and laugh at how cumbersome the first generation product was.

Best,

Donna

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Dean Kelly

March 3rd, 2013

The glass concept is a neat idea, I’m just waiting for the media firestorm the first time it causes a lethal car accident. Plus it’s sort of a metaphor for how much technology gets in the way of face to face interaction. Isn’t it enough my leg goes numb from vibrating all day for silent notifications?

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