First UK Google Glass trial gives Parkinson’s sufferers more independence

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Before Glass becomes a publicly available product, Google’s quietly embarked on a campaign to get its iconic eyewear into the hands of those who can use it to tackle complex issues.

After it gifted five pairs to researchers at Newcastle University, Google’s allowed its wearable to undergo its first UK medical trial, where it’s being used to support people suffering from Parkinson’s disease. Researchers want to help patients live more independently, and they’re already seeing results.

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