North Carolina firefighter writing Google Glass apps to help save lives

  1. Patrick Jackson, who happens to be a firefighter for Rocky Mount, North Carolina, is developing Google Glass apps to help save time and lives. According to CNN, the idea first struck his mind when he saw a skydiving demo of...

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  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,430   +2,822

    Just don't get caught wearing them while driving.</sarcasm>
    Jad Chaar and GhostRyder like this.
  3. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,114   +1,378

    Is he a good fire-fighter though? If my house catches fire, I don't want no IT geeks coming to put it out...
  4. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Addict Posts: 292   +68

    I hope they don't just rely on that in the future (I can see FD around the nations jumping on it). I think it is cool as long as they still know how to do their jobs and find their resources when Google services are down (or taken down).

    Scenario: "Oh no... The Internet is slow today due to some DDOS.... Where the heck is that old map that shows us fire hydrant locations?"
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    This is phenomenal. What an amazing story.

    All firefighters have to go thru specialized training. It doesnt matter who they are.
    cliffordcooley likes this.

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