Google’s Project Glass is cool, but it raises a number of privacy concerns
Googles project glass is some crazy-exciting technology. Not since the original iPhone has a device appeared feeling so ahead of its time. Potential uses for the wearable tech are straight out of a sci-fi film, but will our cyborg future be as dystopian as those on our movie screens? Plenty of writers and commenters have taken the opportunity to freak out about the possible privacy implications. Are they making a fuss over nothing, or should we really be worried about the potential privacy consequences of having phones strapped to our heads?
Google Glasses will probably use some kind of eye-tracking system to work out what youre looking at on screen, to control and even to unlock the device. Eye-tracking technology has been around for a long time and is used regularly in... [via The Next Web]