Google FAQ Page Explains Glass Security, Details Future Plans


Ever since Google Glass’s official announcement and its widespread coverage over social media and the internet, there have been many concerns raised about the security of the device, what it does and what its supposed to do.

Google has published an official FAQ page for Glass in an effort to alleviate some of these concerns and explain exactly what the team at Mountain View are trying to achieve with this extensive project.

Specifically, Google covers in-depth issues raised regarding privacy concerns, app policies and technology addiction. There’s also a ton of other information on the FAQ, telling you what Glass is, how it can be used in your day-to-day life, when it will be available to the general public and loads more detailed information related to this innovative new product.

Are you unaware of what Glass is and want to know what it does? Well, displayed below is a snippet of information, taken directly from the FAQ, informing you exactly what the product is capable of doing.

Search – Whether it’s translating a phrase into another language, or getting the solution to a tough math problem, Glass gets you the answers you want to the questions you ask it almost instantly.

Navigation – Glass will give you turn-by-turn directions to help you find the fastest route to your destination.

Gmail and Calendar – Gmail and Calendar are both available on Glass making checking email, or seeing when you next appointment is quick and easy.

Now cards – From the latest traffic update to work, to that delay in your flight, Google Now is about giving you just the right information at just the right time. On Glass it’s faster and easier than ever before.

Phone Calls & SMS – By connecting via bluetooth to your phone, Glass lets you easily and quickly call your contacts. It’s also great for speech-to-text transcription, making texting as fast as well… talking.

Photos, Videos and Video calls – Technology should bring people closer together by connecting us in the real world, not taking us out of it. Glass does this by letting you capture and share great moments without ever having to leave them.

It’s probably not likely to be enough information to please everyone, but this is certainly a good start for those looking for answers.

Click the source link below to view the official FAQ.