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Google Glass At The Gun Range

This video purportedly created by a Google Glass wearing shooter has been making the rounds on the interwebz. The author is shooting a Springfield XD and a Title II AR-15 lower with a CMMG upper, Huntertown Arms suppressor, C-MORE red dot sight, and 50-round Black Dog Machine 22lr mag. The comments on the YouTube post are hilariously ridiculous. What do you think?

13 Responses to “Google Glass At The Gun Range”

  1. Hank says:

    I’m such a geek. I’d secretly love to have these to play around with. It’s still early tech now. Sounds like battery life is the big issue, with the glasses lasting about 3 hours or so. I’m told that some kid “developer kit guru” built an app for this that mimics the Terminator screen in red, augmenting your own vision. Pretty cool toy if you ask me. That’s all it is for now.

    It doesn’t matter how silly we think it is, the kids will grow up wearing these. Can you imagine how many people will be driving around with these while surfing the web? Lets hope the self driving car wins the race.

  2. straps says:

    I think I was hoping to see a targeting reticle with IFF info.

  3. Billy says:

    And my Dad laughed at the Flash Gordon trailers in the 1930′s. Like man would ever fly in outer space, wherever that is (was)…

    Laugh and be cynical today, be amazed with mouth wide agape tomorrow.

  4. Jim says:

    Six15 (formerly Vuzix) has been building glasses like google glass for years that have remote reticles and are compatible with many thermal and optical scopes.

  5. Patrick says:

    ahhh the youtube comments bringing out the best humanity has to offer

  6. Dalton says:

    I think they just put google glasses in the title because it will increase hits on the video. If the google glasses were the feature of the video why not show them or do anything to indicate you have them

  7. Bill says:

    Huge potential as a training tool, maybe being able to show what a proper sight picture looks like, etc

  8. Darkstar says:

    after reading through some of the comments, it made me think:

    “Man, I am glad that I have taken the time to educate myself, not just through school, but on firearms as well.”

    Having the gear I have acquired and knowledge from my training in the military as well as from instructors reminds me that we will be some of the few left standing when SHTF. We will laugh as these imbeciles who will be running around in panic because they chose to watch Kanye West and the Kardashian’s instead of learn a useful skill that will save their lives.

  9. Reverend says:

    After working with the dregs of society for coming up on 17 years now I have come to three conclusions:
    1.) People are not as smart as they think.
    2.) People are generally not to be truly trusted until tested.
    3.) Stupid people breed amazingly fast.

  10. Haji says:

    For the sake of my health, I avoid reading comments on YT as much as humanly possible.

  11. Mike Nomad says:

    Looks like the same POV when playing DOOM.

    Yesterday I got to wear Google Glass for the first time.

    Not ready for Prime Time. Operations required a combination of voice, head movement. Definitely not ready for anything beyond light handling.

    Three of us in the group wear corrective lenses of varying types. You have to remove your daily drivers to put on GG. No Joy for any of us. Oddly enough, most of the rest of the group (who don’t wear glasses) were underwhelmed, to say the least.

    We all figured that I would have the best luck (near sited, not a very strong script). Still couldn’t fully resolve.

    Being left eye dominant did not help. It appears there are no left eye GG (currently).

    About YT comments, etc. The couple of places I tracked down the video (including YT) there were only a handful of comments, and 3-digit view counts. SSD, which YT link are you hitting?

  12. Greg says:

    the camera seems really far from where the line of the eye should be, I’m guessing it’s someone with a video camera strapped to the side of their head, not a google glass.