June 27, 2012, 3:02 PM — Google used a bunch of skydivers and bicyclists all wearing the company's Google Project Glass augmented-reality glasses to jump from a blimp, land on a building near the Moscone Center in San Francisco (where they keynote was taking place), rappel down the building, climb onto a bike and ride into the auditorium.
A lot of Twitter commenters who saw this live proclaimed this as the "best demo ever." Here's a video.
Dear Tim Cook and Apple: The bar has just been raised. We better see fire sword juggling and giant elephants at the iPhone 5 keynote.
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