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Originally posted on VentureBeat:


Google co-founder Sergey Brin and his fellow Googlers helped debut the company’s crazy Google Glass project with an employee doing a real-time parachute jump while wearing the connected smart glasses.

For those who haven’t been keeping track, Project Glass’ sci-fi-looking glasses allow a person to do many of the things you do with your smartphone, except without the need of a separate device. Instead, you just wear these slightly dorky-looking glasses that have a heads-up display and a camera built in. In this case, the demo showed that real-time connectivity from someone else’s point of view can help create a breathtaking experience for others.

“We have something special for you,” Brin told the audience. “It’s a little time sensitive. This could go wrong in about 500 ways. Who wants to see a demo of Glass?”

The company then showed off how cool it is to share a real-time experience with…

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