Imagine a world where you no longer need to use your voice or fingers to control or manipulate your devices. How awesome would that be, right?
Well, that is exactly what Google has in mind, if a code snippet found in the MyGlass Android companion app is any indication.
The clue was uncovered by a Redditor who stumbled across a code fragment containing apparent references to “eye gesture” functionality:
Looking at the events uncovered in the MyGlass code, we can infer that Google is planning to make it possible for Glass users to take pictures with a blink of an eye. That certainly makes sense from the usability point of view, but privacy advocates argue that Glass users shouldn’t be allowed to record or photograph their peers without their knowledge.
But for now, all of this is just speculation, and judging from Eric Schmidt’s statement today, it could be another year until regular people actually get to purchase Glass.
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