Google Glass In the Metro


Ever heard of Google glass? If you haven't, you are not alone. Across the board, when we put the futuristic looking glasses in people's hand, the reactions were all the same.

"I love it, there are no limitations to this," said Tarra Vicario.

"What ever you look at it is recording, that is pretty neat, that is really neat actually," said Eric Behrens.

The glasses on hand belong to Shane Lundberg. He is the only person in Nebraska to his knowledge that owns a pair.

Basically, Google glass is a phone in the form of glasses. They can text, take pictures, "I could find us a place to eat right not, post to Facebook," said Lundberg.

He's only had them for three days.

"Anybody who finds out what it is, thinks it is the coolest thing they have ever seen, and then the next question is, can I try it on," said Lundberg.

So that is exactly what we did, WOWT Six News showed Google Glass to the first people we could find. Each person enjoyed the high-tech experience, but each also had some concern.

"My only concern would be the privacy side of things," said Behrens.

Another issue, what are the parameters when it comes to driving?

But Lundberg completely disagrees, saying he doesn't feel distracted at all. "No not at all, the most distracting thing is people pulling up next to you and noticing it," said Lundberg.

He believes it is actually less distracting than a GPS or glancing at a phone. Google is still improving Google Glass, so there is no telling what the future holds.

"I feel it is going to go really big, or it is not going to make it," said Lundberg.

Google Glass is wanted by many across the country, but right now it is not up for purchase. Only people that are invited get the opportunity to buy the $1,500 gadget.

Lundberg is actively using Google Glass everyday. To see what he is doing and to learn more about them, you can follow his Twitter @TheyCallMeGeek


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