Wearable computing – Google Glass, smartwatches, augmented reality glasses and the like – is an emerging field garnering more and more attention.
Wearables became the hot topic at the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014, but what use could they hold for journalists? Could wearable computing change the face of journalism and storytelling or is it all just marketing hype? And what ethical considerations come into play with a camera that can always be recording?
News reporter Alastair Reid speaks to:
- Hannah Roodman, director and producer, Project 2x1, a documentary made using Google Glass
- Tim Pool, producer and mobile technology expert, Vice Media
- Alex Hern, technology reporter, the Guardian