When Google glass first hit the scene in 2014, the announcement came with media buzz and excitement. However, the hype soon fizzled out as concerns were raised about security, distractedness and plain creepiness. The technology has recently been relaunched as smart glasses, a tool used to help the blind navigate their surroundings. The glasses do not correct vision but rather connects the user to a live sighted agent that can see through the glasses and communicate with the user through a headset.
Learn how a blind Kansas City man is responding to this new assistive technology.
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Remember Google Glass? Those glasses are back, helping the blind