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Google Extends Glass Initiative for Nonprofits

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Google extended the eligibility period for Giving Through Glass, an initiative the company launched in October to put its wearable computing device, Google Glass, in the hands of U.S. nonprofit organizations.

Giving Through Glass will select five nonprofits from a pool of applicants to receive the device and a trip to a Google Glass training center to learn how to use it. In addition to the wearable computer, the program will also award each of the organizations a $25,000 grant

To illustrate how at least one nonprofit has already used the device to aid its efforts, the Glass team posted a video featuring World Wildlife Fund (WWF) senior research officer Sabita Malla using the device in Nepal’s Chitwan National Park to track and record the movements of rhinos Read more…

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