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TODAY   |  April 30, 2013

Google Glass is ‘beginning of a revolution’

Lance Ulanoff of Mashable shares his thoughts on the new Google Glass saying “wearable technology is the future.”

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>>> well, not since the iphone has a device gotten so much buzz. we are talking about google glass . the editor in chief of "mashable" is here with a firsthand look at google glass . hi, lance. how are you?

>> good.

>> how long have you had this?

>> four, five days.

>> what do you think?

>> i think it is the beginning of a revolution. wearable technology is the future. we talk about eye watches, headsets. you know, things that basically put computers on your body. that's what this is. google glass is a computer. everything that you would have in a computer is pretty much in here.

>> so the idea is that you would walk down the street wearing google glass , speaking to your glasses?

>> it's true. right now -- normally i wear glasses. right now they are not designed to work for people who wear glasses but that will come. you can put a visor in now for sunglasses. i can look past it all the time. i don't have to look into google glass . if i look up, a head tip starts it or a touch on the side starts it. i can start talking. okay, glass . then i have choices. take a picture. so you all smiled nicely.

>> great.

>> i have other options. if i look up again, okay, glass --

>> e-mails?

>> take a video.

>> yes. there is a gmail app coming. new york times app. a bunch of different apps that will allow you -- also tied to google plus accounts. every photo and video i take is going into the cloud.