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Using Google Glass as part of air travel experience

Excerpt from Entrepreneur.com

May 28, 2013 6:30 am

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Still early in use cases being defined for Google Glass, when it comes to air travel. Treating Glass like how you would treat your mobile device usage would seem to be the most common use case, like here.

— Rafat Ali

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Pro: Creepy to some or downright useless to non-Gmail users, Google trawls through your Gmail account for flight confirmations. When your flight is coming up — within about 24 hours — Glass will serve up details pertinent to your trip. You can find fight info by scrolling back briefly in Glass’s lateral timeline-like interface, so it isn’t buried in a sea of photos and texts…Having a little reminder of key things like flight number, departure time and gate literally at a glance was convenient from my experience.

Con: I decided to treat it like I would a smartphone, not like normal eyewear, since it’s basically a smartphone on your face. Before going through security, I removed Glass, placed it in my carry-on…After the cabin doors closed, I powered Glass down to play it safe.

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