Thursday, August 22, 2013

Google Glass for First Response

As noted when the year started, Google Glass is one of those controversies that won't go away any time soon. While on the one hand the head mounted personal computer, camera, and Heads Up Display (HUD) has been vilified by privacy advocates and banned from a broad range of locations, on the other hand experimental uses, such as in the operating room, suggest the technology has much to offer. Earlier this week, Mutualink reinforced that last point when it introduced Google Glass for police, firefighters and the rest of the first response community at the annual Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) Conference in Anaheim, CA. More below:

(Tech Crunch, August 19, 2013)

Comment: Pretty neat, but I must say this whole concept looks vaguely familiar. Anyway, kudos to Mutualink for making it happen!

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