“The hurdle will be: ‘Why do you need another device?’” Bhas said.
However, he said that it was clear Apple, Google and Microsoft all believe that computing is about to make another shift. The PC gave way to more mobile devices and now they are getting more portable still.
Amid all the technologically driven excitement, privacy advocates are increasingly concerned. Watchdog group Privacy Rights Clearinghouse is compiling a report on the safety of data generated from mobile devices. Director Beth Givens warns that people need to be very careful about the ways in which they adopt the new technology.
Much of this data will be stored in the “cloud” — streaming to remote servers that Givens said “are not inherently secure.”
This is just the start. Google’s glasses will potentially be watching your every move.