Google Glass: A First Real Life Look

ABC News' Joanna Stern shares what life is like behind Google's connected glasses.
3:51 | 05/02/13

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Yeah. Yeah. -- -- -- -- -- -- OK yes do you -- -- glasses are both black and who had finally let me see what's on the other side of the everyone here is looking at me like night. Some certain side door but what is. About these what I skiing on the other end what -- 15100 dollars to get a look at Google class a affirmed what many people think might be good. Future. Before we go through what you can -- with glass let's go through what they are. Inside to right arm -- the parts of the Smartphone and gas right -- there is a processor sixteen gigabytes of storage a Bluetooth radio and more. I'm -- -- you have deep star of the show a small little glass where that's the street. There's also a five megapixel camera on the front when you Wear the glasses the screen -- right about here I -- it doesn't obscure your kind of vision. Because this -- with your android phone to get can activity and I can't support is coming. -- navigate the screen even through voice commands were using to track pack. On the right arm sliding your finger on analyzing and moved through the menus on -- screen. Tapping once and it lets you make selections and yes you wake up the glasses by doing something a little ridiculous look. And back. OK so that's how -- work what do you actually do -- for the first thing you do is -- a lot of photo and video. OK black. Take a picture yeah. -- -- -- -- -- You can do though is view your notification is right in front of your eyes. When -- is paired with your phone you can see text messages or email alerts. They pop up right there on the screen -- I'm really not listening to send them. Reading my email right now that you. I actually can respond to. Now. Times do you copy right now bragging about a dozen blasts. And now listening to what house. The third -- can do is leverage Google's services like search translation and masks. And all you have to say is okay glass. Google -- George Washington bridge and -- Or you can say okay last Google privacy Coffey an Italian every student speaker you'll hear. You can also fire up direction it's okay last. Get directions teenagers. Street -- Eventually though you'll be able to do more with class apps that companies are making for instance to New York Times is working on an app that will reduce headlines and articles. But there's things you can't do it black like that where your regular glasses and put on blast -- Even though Google is making things but bonds -- on the very -- But there's some of the things you can afford shootings -- -- with glass when he -- -- hide them real well pretty much always looked like cyborg. He shouldn't Wear them into the bathroom either. You also can't look at something and -- instantly search for it like a lot of people thought would happen. Also can't afford much else when you buy them and then there -- the battery life issues and some major wireless issues. And that's -- Google's finest hours version of the X. -- -- they're exploring what you're going to be able to do with that in fact just inside a demonic kept thinking of different things I want to do with them in the future. OK last. Get some more rafts made me look a little better -- -- Adam tries to please stop having these people take that as a means to. -- Yeah.

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