Google Glass Aims To Entice Travelers With New TripIt, Foursquare, And OpenTable Integrations


A day after Google announced that it will sell Google Glass to anyone in the United States, the company is unveiling some new “Glassware” (basically, Google Glass apps) that’s supposed to be particularly useful for travelers.

This isn’t the first travel-related Glassware. The company announced Word Lens for Glass last fall, so if you saw a sign written a language that you didn’t understand, Word Lens could superimpose the translated text, as if you were reading a sign in your native language. (Even though Word Lens isn’t brand new, I got to try it out today and it was really cool.) Plus, the new Glassware isn’t only useful when you’re traveling — you might just want to find a restaurant near your house.

Nonetheless, the company seems to be making a concerted push around travel with today’s releases. It’s even asking Glass owners (“Explorers”) to share photos and videos…

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