Google Glass in Small Business
In the past couple of years there have been a number of amazing advancements in technology that have changed the way we go about our daily lives. We now have iPhones and Android phones that allow us to perform all kinds of complicated tasks within the palm of our hands. One very interesting piece of technology that has come to be is known as Google Glass. This is a very exciting device that will allow us to change the way we do things as small business owners and as individuals. The device works by displaying information on a transparent screen that we can wear as glasses. Let’s talk a bit more about Google Glass and find out what it can do for small businesses.
What Is Google Glass?
In the simplest terms, Google Glass is essentially a wearable computer. The device features a head-mounted display that allows information to be displayed over what is being seen by the wearer. This device is still in development by Google, but it seems that it’s coming along quite quickly. The device has the ability to interact with the internet through voice commands, use GPS and other features to make the wearer’s life much simpler. It’s truly an interesting device that is certain to change our lives.
What Can Google Glass Do for Us?
For small business owners, this device can change the way that we run our companies and interact with customers. While the details on the features of this device are ever growing and changing, it’s quite easy to imagine some of the applications for small businesses. Already there are apps that display nearby restaurants and businesses on mobile phones, but the Google Glass device could expand on this concept even further. Imagine having your products displayed through these glasses whenever the wearer might need them. This could be at large events, stores, hotels and many other locations. Prices and more detail could be found right through the glass. Google Glass also has the potential to store CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software and face recognition capabilities to allow sales to become more personal.
It’s true that in today’s world we must utilize everything we have in order to stay above our competitors. Because this Google Glass project is still in the early stages, we have the ability to come up with creative applications that can change the way we think about running our businesses. It’s certainly a very exciting and creative step forward in the technology department. For those of you who want to be on the up and up, I would highly suggest checking out Google Glass.