Google Glass & the Modern Museum

This is astoundingly cool. The Independent recently reported on a group of Manchester Metropolitan University researchers that are working with Google Glass hardware to enhance a visitor's experience at museums and galleries. Much of the news about the wearable tech headgear that I've seen seems to circle around either Google's marketing of it as a revolutionary way to digitize one's life, the utter destruction of personal privacy, or occasional acknowledgements of how such devices could bring truly profound and actionable content to the education sector. This new project shows just how versatile this kind of device could be.

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