Google Glass to get Windex treatment at I/O

Google Glass will get an image makeover this week at I/O.

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Watch for Google to introduce developer best practices and tout safeguards to prevent Glass like a possible LED indicator light that goes on when snapping a picture or taking video.

Google will Respond to Safety Concerns

You can also expect Brin to address in-car safety concerns brought up by the likes of West Virginia legislators who are already trying to ban Google Glass while driving. You can bet money Brin broaches the topic with the same deft as a talk-a-lot and say nothing politician. Brin will denounce the use of Glass in any potential dangerous scenario - driving and alike. He might also ask developers to work on a feature that would turn off Glass in certain circumstances.

But don't expect Brin to throw water on developers who have just begun to dream of Glass apps. Google told The New York Times: “The goal of the program is to ensure that our users become active participants in shaping the future of this technology and for developers specifically to hack together new features, find exploits and build amazing new apps ahead of a wider consumer launch.”

Google to Tout Partnerships

Expect hardware and app partnerships to be central to Google's Glass bragging. Reports that Google is negotiating with hip eyewear maker Warby Parker to make a less nerdy, more chic version of Glass will likely become official. There may even be more Glass frame options for everyone from graying wannabe hipsters dudes to something more fashionable for women.

Google to Bring on the Real Apps (not the fake ones)

After a year of seeing really cool mock videos of possible Glass apps, on Wednesday we'll see the real deal. Google has updated Glass with a bevy of apps including Google+ integration. But without third-party app developers Glass will struggle to succeed.

There is a good chance Glass Everynote, Path, and Twitter apps will be shown. I would expect more especially that cater to health care, education and big data companies. I'd love see a facial recognition app that MedRef is designing for hospital employees. The app would help nurses and doctors remember our names and look up patient records in the blink of an eye.

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