Google hopes roadshows will help people understand how Glass works
Google has been taking out its highly-anticipated wearable computing gadget Glass on roadshows around the US since last year prior to its official release, a move the search giant hopes would allow people to familiarize themselves with the eyegear and not conceive it as an 'only-negative' creation.
The hi-tech gadget consists of a camera and a small screen located above the wearer's right eye, is voice-controlled and connected to the Internet.
However, the eyewear has seen a lot of negative reviews owing to some of its features, including the ability of some apps to scan people's faces and display their virtual profiles and medical history.
According to Tech Crunch, the idea behind the roadshows is to acquaint people with the technology and understand how the gadget works, as people still think Glass always records everything around them and believe it has privacy-invading covert features.
The gadget is so far used by only a handful of Google Glass Explorers, who have been testing the device for fixing any glitches and making tweaks, if any, before its speculated launch in this year.
(Posted on 10-02-2014)