Updated Jan. 22, 2014 at 3:16 p.m.

Premium Lock Exclusive: Firefighter develops Google Glass app to help save lives

Published: 2014-01-21 06:43:00
Updated: 2014-01-22 15:16:54

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If you see firefighters wearing Google Glass in NBC's "Chicago Fire" someday, there may be a Rocky Mount connection. Google Glass - the wearable computer technology that resembles space-age eyeglasses and features a heads-up display (HUD) just as fighter pilots use in their jets - is more than a tech fad, as Rocky Mount firefighter Patrick Jackson is proving. In an exclusive interview with WRALTechWire, Johnson talks about the app he is developing that turns Glass into potentially life saving technology for firefighters and other emergency workers....

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