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Do Smart Glasses Need Forward-Facing Cameras?

Both Google's Glass and Facebook's smart glasses have cameras on them that are "in the face" of those you stand close to. Is this a good idea?

Read more details about HUD glasses from Daemon:

Price pulled an intricate and expensive-looking pair of sports sunglasses from the box. It was sealed in yet another plastic bag...

They were stylish, with yellow-tinted lenses and hip frames, but the posts were unusually thick. Price also pulled a thick beltlike device from the box. He glanced at Sebeck and started adjusting a strap. “Just take me a sec. You’re a what, size thirty-eight?”

"...HUD—heads-up display. It’s an interface to the Daemon network."

He held up the belt and clicked a battery into place. “Ready. Here, put this on.” He handed it to Sebeck. Price was fiddling with the glasses. “The belt’s a combination satellite phone, GPS, and wearable computer. Methane-oxide fuel cell battery’ll last for about three days...

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