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Old 04-15-2014, 09:14 AM   #1
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Google glass... and then some.

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Google Glass

An update... not just because today is the only day you can buy Google Glass for $1500, but because you may want to wait a bit for this....
A video camera, built in to a contact lens...
Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA built in | Mail Online
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Old 04-15-2014, 09:30 AM   #2
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Zillions of people have spend big $$'s to get there eyes lasered so they don't have to wear glasses. Somehow, I can't see them going back to wearing glasses other than sunglasses (Joe Cool lives!) and reading glasses as they get older. Maybe, I'm wrong.
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Crap, just what I need. My wife already remembers everything I've ever said and now she'll have video proof of my actions as well?
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Google is already working to create Google glass versions of some pricey sunglasses: Google Glass to Get Ray-Ban, Oakley Versions - TIME

I think the contact lens is a great idea for low vision or blind people. The article says the date from it would be fed to a smart phone, which could audibly tell the wearer information about his or her surroundings, etc.; unlike the google glasses, the contact lens seems more of a medical innovation.
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Zillions of people have spend big $$'s to get there eyes lasered so they don't have to wear glasses. Somehow, I can't see them going back to wearing glasses other than sunglasses (Joe Cool lives!) and reading glasses as they get older. Maybe, I'm wrong.
Who needs to spend big $$? It's only $100 this way.
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Glass wearer's are not welcome in many places and can receive hostile reception including physical harm.

Journalist Wearing Google Glass Claims He Was Attacked; Device Smashed In SF Mission District « CBS San Francisco

The wearer's conclusion:
"Russell said that, in retrospect, I can see how [wearing Glass after Mission District Google protest] might not have been the best idea."

My personal attitude is, the google glass should be in the pocket of the owner while around me.
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Google is just using the wrong sort of glass, IMHO.
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Wow, the contact lens camera is a game changer for many industries (legal, law enforcements, twittering, ...).
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Will this Google glass thing takes strokes off my golf game? if so, I'm in. Otherwise, not interested.
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Will this Google glass thing takes strokes off my golf game? if so, I'm in. Otherwise, not interested.
Doubt it, but will create a record of of your aptitude.
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Will this Google glass thing takes strokes off my golf game? if so, I'm in. Otherwise, not interested.
A built-in yardage meter would be a simple app to include so that might shave a few strokes off your round.
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Crap, just what I need. My wife already remembers everything I've ever said and now she'll have video proof of my actions as well?
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