The First Fight And Arrest Captured By Google Glass [Video]

Posted Jul 7, 2013

Google Glass Explorer Chris Barret for a walk on July 4th at the Jersey Shore to capture fireworks from his smart-glasses.  The independent filmmaker likely did not expect to be the first one to capture a fight and arrest using the device.

“With Glass I went closer to the action than I probably should have and saw a couple fights going on. I think I got the first arrest with Google Glass ? kinda cool!” said Barret in an interview with VentureBeat.  The people involved in the fight and arrest had no idea that they were being recorded.

“I think if I had a bigger camera there, the kid would probably have punched me,” stated Barrett. “But I was able to capture the action with Glass and I didn’t have to hold up a cell phone and press record.

Check out the video below: