Will Privacy Concerns Keep You from Using Google Glass?
- Friday, 01 March 2013
As many users anticipate the arrival of Google Glass, augmented reality technology shaped like a pair of glasses, some technologists are questioning the privacy issues associated with the use of these wearable computers. Many express concern about users' ability to secretly capture audio and video. Google Glass, some fear, is another way of trading privacy and personal information for convenience. Others, however, say that the use of a smartphone's email, maps, and cameras are already a part of our everyday lives, and putting that functionality in wearable technology is inevitable.