Wearable technology, specifically head mounted displays have been a part of science fiction canon for a very long time. Fans of the 80's anime series Dragon Ball were accustomed to seeing characters with their own version of "Google Glass" interfaces. This preexisting association can be both a positive and a negative when it comes to the potential mass adoption of Google Glass.
The explosion of fitness related wearable technology like the Fit Bit, Nike Fuel Band & the recently launched Jawbone fitness band have led to a rise in mass appeal for wearable tech. The trend has been if the wearable technology provides relevance & utility as a natural extension of our daily lives we are willing to put our time & dollars towards supporting this type of product. For Google Glass, the goal is to further integrate the real world into the Google ecosystem thus creating a natural extension into your daily life, even if you look a bit like Geordi La Forge from Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Google Glass has been the subject of a lot of hype over the past few months. From influencers wearing them at SXSW to recent sightings throughout NYC. What started as a project... Read more