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Google Glass vs. Microsoft's smart headband: battle of the wearables

This article was first published on Information Age, to read the full article please click here.

We are living in the middle of a technological revolution; announcements are made weekly and even daily about the next "new" thing. As well as being exciting, some of these new developments raise concerns and emotional reactions, frequently centred around the feeling that our personal rights are being eroded and that we are losing control of our lives.

In an article published by Information Age, Stewart James considers the impact that wearable technology, such as Google Glass and the recently publicised Microsoft "smart" headband has with regard to these issues. His articles balances personal privacy concerns with the benefits for consumers, identifies practical business uses and recognises the personal paradoxes these can generate.

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