Google Glass

Google Glass

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Google Glass
Google Glass is a brand of smart glasses—an optical head-mounted display designed in the shape of a pair of eyeglasses. It was developed by X (previously Google X) with the mission of producing a ubiquitous computer. It displayed information in a smartphone-like, hands-free format. Wearers communicated with the Internet via natural language voice commands.

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Currently the device is just out there to some developers with the worth tag of $1500, however expect different technical school corporations making an attempt it out and building a cheap client version.
Top Features of Google Glass
• Hands-free, first-person photos and videos
• Turn-by-turn directions
• Voice translations
• Virtual reminders
• They cost $1500 without accessories
• Chatting through Glass
• Camera button
• Excellent sound quality
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Use of Google Glass in medicine
In hospitals

In June 2014, its ability to acquire images of a patient’s retina was publicly demonstrated for the first time at the Wilmer Clinical Meeting at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine by Dr. Aaron Wang and Dr. Allen Eghrari.
In surgical procedures
On June 20, 2013, Rafael J. Grossmann, a Venezuelan doctor practicing in the U.S., was the first surgeon to demonstrate the use of this technology during a live surgical procedure.

Use of Google Glass in Media coverage

In 2014, Voice of America Television Correspondent Carolyn Presutti and VOA Electronics Engineer Jose Vega began a web project called VOA, which explored the technology’s potential uses in journalism.
Public events
In 2014, the International Olympic Committee Young Reporters program took Google Glass to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games and put them on a number of athletes from different disciplines to explore novel point of view filmmaking.

In February 2013, a Google+ user noticed legal issues with Glass and posted in the Glass Explorers community about the issues, stating that the device may be illegal to use according to the current legislation in Russia and Ukraine, which prohibits use of spy gadgets that can record video, audio or take photographs in an inconspicuous manner.