Anybody else thinking a good approach to talking to someone wearing them is to demand they take them off before starting? Aside from they’re distracted by them, would you want your conversation recorded without permission or knowledge?
Some 10 million smart glasses will ship worldwide between 2012 and 2016 — and Google isn’t the only maker of these social glasses.
The analyst firm estimates smart glass shipments will rise from 434,000 in 2014 to 2.17 million in 2015, and 6.6 million in 2016.
Google isn’t the only maker of these social glasses. Japanese entrepreneur Takahito Iguchi invented and built Telepathy One, showcased in a small booth at the SXSW 2013 Interactive festival last month in Austin, Texas. The device, demonstrated by Midori Takaso, sports a micro camera and a projection display, along with a wireless system that allows wearers to communicate in real time.