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Harnessing Chaos Constructively:  Glass Through Indian Eyes

“Are those Google Goggles?” a man called out to me, five minutes after walking out of my hotel in Mumbai.

It took me a moment to register that he’d correctly identified Glass and then I confirmed, “Yes! Except they’re called Google Glass.” Giddy, his eyes lit up.  He had just been at a presentation on the future of augmented reality two days ago where he was introduced to Glass.

Guatam Kirtane works at a public policy think tank, Observer Research Foundation Mumbai. He told me that India can use technology like Glass for navigation help, in augmented realty, machine assembly and applied