Conflict correspondents are exploring the potential of the new technology for covering live world events.

This article titled “How Vice's Tim Pool used Google Glass to cover Istanbul protests” was written by Stuart Dredge, for theguardian.com on Tuesday 30th July 2013 15.46 UTC

What is Google Glass good for, beyond showing off at technology conferences? Google's augmented eyewear has plenty of sceptics, but here's one scenario:

“When there's a wall of police firing plastic bullets at you, and you're running through a wall of tear-gas, having your hands free to cover your face, while saying ‘OK Glass, record a video', makes that recording process a lot… easier,” says Tim Pool.

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