Google recently released more information about its Google Glass project, which involves small, portable computers users can wear on headgear to take photos, videos, apply voice commands, and more. Google has opened a contest to give limited access to early Glass users. How many might be interested in using such a product down the line?
In Ask Your Target Market’s latest survey, only 2% of respondents said that they have entered the preliminary contest to sign up for Google Glass. 7% said that they know what Google Glass is. And another 8% said that they have heard of it, though they don’t know exactly what it is. 84% of respondents said that they have never heard of Google Glass.
Of those who have not already signed up to try Google Glass, just 7% said that they would definitely be interested in a headgear computer like Google Glass. 27% said that they would probably be interested in using Google Glass at some point. 48% said they probably wouldn’t be interested in using Google Glass. And 17% said they would definitely not be interested.
In general, 32% said they feel very positive about Google’s ability to create innovative new technology. 31% said they feel somewhat positive about Google’s innovative technology. 33% described their opinion as neutral. 3% said they have somewhat negative opinions toward Google’s new technologies. And just 3% described their feelings as very negative.
Voice recognition technology looks to be a big part of the Google Glass experience. So far, just 6% of consumers said that voice recognition technology is something they use often. 21% said that they sometimes use voice recognition technology. 24% said they rarely use it. And 49% of respondents said that they have never used voice recognition technology.
Of those who have used voice recognition technology, just 13% said they are very happy with the way it works. However, 60% said they are somewhat happy with the way voice recognition technology works. 22% said that they are somewhat unhappy with the way voice recognition works. And just 4% said they are very unhappy with voice recognition technology.
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Results were collected on February 21 via AYTM’s online survey panel.