Google Glass: German Internet users are skeptical




Google Glass: German Internet users are skeptical

The 36th W3B study of Fittkau and Maass , internet-representative quoted in the 69,282 German Internet users and weighted by age, sex and province were interviewed also brings interesting insights about Google Glass forth.


The interest is here in Germany still behave how the study at this time is useful may be questioned; known Google Glass is not yet in stores and only available for select people. Also, a final price is not yet known.

At least 3% of the respondents rated the HMD as a “very interesting,” they want to purchase as soon as possible. 29% found it “interesting” and would like to try it once. This third of Google Glass interested are facing a total of almost 50%, “not particularly interesting or not find the device” “interesting”. One in five is unaware of Glass and Google has not yet formed an opinion.


40% of people can not imagine the augmented reality glasses to wear for several hours on the day itself. And the proportions of Internet users, recognize in the concrete benefits fall from relatively low. Although evaluate at least about 20%, the possibility of using the data for route planning and navigation glasses as useful. The groups of people who find functions in the field of location based services or face recognition interesting, however, are less than 15%.


In terms of privacy surveyed participants in the study are critical. Nearly a third of surveyed Internet users expressed concern here. Firstly, because you could be secretly filmed or photographed by Google Glass-makers. But also privacy when wearing Google Glass evaluate the critical German users, possibly because their movement data could be observed.

And where do you see yourself in the poll?


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