Google will not allow face recognition on its Glass wearable computer for now, until there are strong privacy protections.
This is how my Google Glass headset photographed a three-hour keynote and 72 hours of developer workshops.
Even though it’s totally against Glass’s terms of service, which explicitly states “you may not commercially resell any Device” a brave citizen of the San Francisco metro area has placed an ad on Craigslist offering their Google Glass Explore Edition for $6500. That’s a good $5k above “retail” value.
Eight members of the Congressional Bi-partisan Privacy Caucus want Google CEO Larry Page to tell them how Google Glass handles privacy issues.
The rumored Google Glass stores be a powerful branding tool for the still-nascent cult of Glass. But they will be a place to avoid the hell of buying them at a national chain.
Google has released a getting started video for its Glass wearable computer, demonstrating some of its basic interface features.
Google's core product may always be search, but the company is just as serious about providing in-the-moment information to users with emerging technologies such as Google Now, self-driving cars and Glass, CEO Larry Page signaled on Thursday.
The Google Glass wearable computer will have a high-resolution display equivalent of a 25-inch high-definition screen from eight feet away, and will capture 5-megapixels images and video at a resolution of 720p, according to technical specs disclosed on Monday.
Businesses weigh a Google Glass ban, concerned that the wearable computers will be used to secretly film people.