NYPD will soon be beta testing Google Glass


While anyone can apply to be a part of the Google Glass Explorer program, it seems a few newer entries are also part of another group — the NYPD. Details coming from a recent report brings mention of how the department has begun testing a “few pairs” of Glass. The NYPD has yet to make any formal announcement, however the source reports how they are being used “mostly for patrol purposes”.

The possibilities are limitless with Google Glass, doctors have demonstrated uses in surgeries and firefighters find it to be useful when up against a fiery blaze. Law enforcement agencies can also find a way to make Google Glass worth their while and that’s reportedly what the New York City Police Department is doing. NYPD’s intelligence and analytics unit is said to be conducting Google Glass beta testing, claims VentureBeat, apparently the unit has received “several pairs” of Google Glass for this purpose.

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