Wearable Technology: Smart Watches to Google Glass for Libraries

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Emerging devices are placing powerful computing abilities into the wardrobes of consumers through wearable technology which combines fashion and function in new and exciting ways. The most recognizable of these emerging gadgets is Google Glass. Wearable Technology: Smart Watches to Google Glass for Libraries provides a comprehensive overview of the current wearable technology landscape, the types of devices and functionality available, the benefits and limitations of this type of technology, and how you can make use of it in your library. Learn the ins and outs of Google Glass and other devices along with the privacy and other concerns that your organization needs to know about. With this informative handbook, Discover how you can utilize use these new tools for language translations, creating videos, providing mobile reference, and much more. In this how-to guide for incorporating wearable technology into your library's services, programming, and activities, you will learn: *How to circulate wearable technology in your library *How to Use Google Glass as an Alternative to Traditional Info/Reference *How to Initiate a Wearable Technology Training Program for Library Staff *How to create first-person videos using GoPro Cameras *How to add real-time translation services using Google Glass *How to use wearable technology as a promotional tool for your library *Make Your Own Immersive Virtual Reality Headset using Google Cardboard