Google Glass may someday fire up your coffee maker

Google applies for tech patent that would allow Glass to control home alarms, doors or copy machines

By , Computerworld |  

Several weeks ago, Google issued a call for people to apply to be part of a group of a few thousand who will initially test Glass. Called "explorers," the testers were asked to tell Google how they would use the technology. The application deadline has passed but Google hasn't yet said when the first round of explorers will be chosen.

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