Google has unveiled its latest Project Glass that has a pair of augmented reality glasses to be worn like spectacles.
In a blog, Google states: ” (This kind of technology) helps you explore and share your world, putting you back in the moment… We’re sharing this information now because we want to start a conversation and learn from your valuable input. So we took a few design photos to show what this technology could look like and created a video to demonstrate what it might enable you to do.”
How to make use of these goggles? Here are some tips on their uses:
The Augmented Reality glasses work like smartphones, searching maps, venues, reminders, writing and sending messages, voice control, maps and directions, photos and videos. Essentially, it is a smartphone in a tiny glass frame. So, these goggles will replace iPhones of Apple and Galaxies of Samsung very soon.
Secondly, they will help our modern armies to monitor and record their movements constantly. More like the Marines’ helmets used in killing Oama bin-Laden in his hideout in Pakistan. Very soon, Google’s executives will be making round to Pentagon and many other military establishments with their product in the bag to sell.
Thirdly, AR glasses will help our children wear them and go wherever they want and their parents setting it in recording mode so that we can avoid child abuse and attacks on our kids who are on the streets alone.
Fourthly, it can help the challenged kids especially as they need constant monitoring. Here, Google may decide some changes in its model to suit them. the future is quite clear.
Fifthly, it is possible to keep tracking each and every individual in future. The governments may even use them to monitor all its citizens, officials and rivals. So, tech revolution is here to take control of the governance more effectively and spying is anybody’s game now.
Sixthly, future society is no more a closed one. It is an open society that can intrude into your privacy and so can you intrude into others’ privacy. Ultimately, when nobody can keep anything secret, how would our life be? Think but don’t Google yet!