What is Google Glass actually like to use? Finally, we know. And there’s no augmented reality to speak of.
Google Glass has arrived like a piece of sci-fi memorabilia sent from the future. But with all the talk about wearing the Internet on your face and whether or not these glasses can ever be fashionable, the most obvious and important story has gone untold: What is Google Glass actually like to use?
In a 50-minute presentation at SXSW, Google’s Timothy Jordan walked developers through what the Google Glass “Mirror” API and interface looks like today. And if we were to sum it up in just a few words, it’s a multimedia twitter feed for your eyeballs. Here’s how that actually plays out: