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After weeks of development and several practice tests a summary paper is now available at the IDIRA webpage at www.idira.eu (local copy here)

It describes the findings and experiences of using Google Glass in Crisis & Disaster Management.

As already described in this post I’m testing Google Glass skills being used during disasters by relief field forces. Last week I conduct the second practice test during the IDIRA large scale excercise in Athens hosted by the Helenic Navy at their Skaramangas naval base and conducted as ENCELADUS 2014 exercise.
 
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Google Glass with frame

Friday, October 31, 2014

Finally after my first Glass was somehow damaged (see this blog post) the new one arrived. This model can be extended with a frame for prescription lenses. Nice - because for me needing prescription glasses wearing the normal explorer edition over my normal glasses was not always so comfortable.
 
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After lots of test and development in the last months it seems that some parts of Google Glass are not yet ready for daily life.

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Between 2. and 4. October 2014 the 2nd IDIRA large scale crisis and disaster management exercise in Dresden and Görlitz / Germany took place. Organizations of different countries (DE, AT, GR, PL …) tested various IDIRA components in a flooding scenario.

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