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Why Google Glass should be on every business traveler’s packing list

Excerpt from Terra USA

May 26, 2013 11:08 am

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All business travelers want instantaneous information when keeping track of several flights, reservations, and meetings. According to this reviewer, Google Glass does all of that without travelers ever having to take their hands off the wheel.

— Samantha Shankman

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You might get some funny looks from fellow drivers or from security at the airport, but Google’s internet-equipped eyewear is built for business travel.

Having something on your face while operating a moving vehicle might not sound safe. But from my experience wearing Glass the last few weeks, the device offers a compelling — if not-quite-there-yet — solution to distracted driving.

Glass serves up context-based info like the forecast and commute times much like Google Now. One of Google Now’s handiest features is real-time flight updates.

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