Information Technology Ethics Issues Article Summary Essay
December 15, 2014
University of Phoenix
[Your Name] cc: Learning Team B
Wearables with augmented reality are mind-blowing -- and an ethical nightmare.
Ethical risks posed by wearable technology, utilizing “AR” software.
Companies like Google are straying away from the once popular Virtual Reality, in favor of what they are calling “Augmented Reality”, or AR. According to Merriam-Webster, AR is “an enhanced version of reality created by the use of technology to overlay digital information on an image of something being viewed through a device (as a smartphone camera); also: the technology used to …show more content…
It seems inevitable that there will soon be a new generation of technological ubiquity: wearables, like Google Glass or Samsung’s Gear S. However, these new devices bring with them a slew of unknown challenges and complications that will have to be overcome before they can become commonplace.
Device manufacturers not only have to worry about the functionality of their products, but how they can integrate them into other common networks and operating systems as well. With companies like iTunes and Google Play monopolizing the computer application industry, Facebook and Twitter in charge of social media networks, and iOS and Android developing the most commonly used operating systems, businesses would be remiss not to incorporate these apps into their products. Below is a table depicting how common it is to use multiple different social networking sites, in order to be exposed to the highest level of connectivity.
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% of LinkedIn users