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Google releases new Glass video, shows why it's perfect for the average person

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Google releases new Glass video, shows why it's perfect for the average person
Unlike Google's previous videos showing off Google Glass, which showed things like Glass wearers skydiving, the latest video for the specs is much more, uh, down to earth. The video shows a few pals hanging around, asking unscripted questions of the Google Search app on the device, even requesting something as obscure as pictures of Richard Branson in drag.

The video showed twenty searches which included questions pertaining to foreign exchange, math and even the score of the San Francisco Giants' game against the Washington Nationals. And showing why Google Glass is the perfect accessory for the foreign traveler, a translation from English into Swedish is shown. And these Googlers are hip! Why there is even a reference to Breaking Bad thrown in.

What makes this video more appealing than some of the past ones is that this is the sort of activity you can see Glass wearers actually taking part in, goofing around and shooting the breeze. At the same time, there is plenty of useful information such as a flight schedule, navigation, and a weather forecast. Those who like the concept of Glass are going to love it while others will note that all of this information can already be found on their smartphone.

source: Google via AllThingsD

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posted on 10 Jun 2013, 22:44 2

1. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1488; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)

can i get PRISM on it?

posted on 11 Jun 2013, 00:33 1

3. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)

it doesn't depend on Google, it depends on US gov who will make Google's life in hell if they don't cooperate

like US gov lied about mass destruction weapons in Iraq so US gov MURDERED hundreds of US and EU soldiers and thousands civils for a conscious lie!!

don't trust US gov a word....

this is the world we live in....wake up and vote for different parties!

posted on 11 Jun 2013, 00:16

2. techloverNYC (Posts: 601; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)

Ok not being racist over here but Im concern about the google glass fit for asian ppl. Im Chinese myself and as most ppl know asian face structure are different than western ppl. The google glass will definitely fit weird for an average asain ppl.

posted on 11 Jun 2013, 00:42

4. sniperdroid (Posts: 146; Member since: 23 May 2013)

I think they'll be customizable because a lot of people have different facial structures and it would be a big miscalculation on their end if they don't take that into account. Plus, the Asian market is huge so they definitely wouldn't want to miss out on potential millions of sales.

posted on 11 Jun 2013, 11:15

7. htc_prep (Posts: 303; Member since: 09 Oct 2009)

you know there are Asian people here in America. I don't think the Google would leave out in the tire segment of people, not to be racist, but there are a lot of affluent and well to do Asians here in America. Google may not be Apple bUt Google still does like to sell their products.

posted on 11 Jun 2013, 03:02 1

5. jibraihimi (Posts: 770; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)

Don't worry, I have full confidence that Chinese manufacturers will release KIRF version of google glass, even before google.............

posted on 11 Jun 2013, 22:12

9. marbovo (Posts: 658; Member since: 16 May 2013)

Regular glasses like polo or rayban doen´t fit the average chinese? just asking I swear!

posted on 11 Jun 2013, 09:29

6. jsdechavez (Posts: 758; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)

If and only if the average person could afford Glass.

posted on 11 Jun 2013, 12:26 1

8. StreetNerd (Posts: 836; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)

shes cute :$

posted on 12 Jun 2013, 00:27

10. Daftama (Posts: 619; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)

Now can I have that plus my prescription lens attached to it hmmm

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