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Re: Google Glass and it's effect on sailing

Personally, I'm a bit sceptical..

IIRC, "Wearable Computing" was developed over a decade ago now (no, not by Google), and, apart from specialist applications in military and exploration where it persists to this day, it faded away almost as fast as it appeared - simply because there was no demand for it. A "solution in search of a problem", you might say.

What Google has to offer most seems to be real-world reasons to use the technology in the first place (ie. problem generation). Will it ever replace chart plotters?? Dunno maybe. Ask Google.

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