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GPS Directions on Google Glass

Navigation has become a large part of this decade. The availability of GPS devices for consumer purchase has made companies like TomTom and Garmin well known for road trippers. Since the boom of the Smartphone market, the GPS is now considered a feature, not a device. With the next step in smart technology being wearable, Google Glass carries the feature of directions.

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GPS Location Services on Google Glass

Google Glass contains a wide array of data, constantly updating with the latest information for the end-user. This is what makes Glass so exciting for the user, though can raise challenges in forensic analysis. If Locard’s principle holds true on this device, then all of this data should be recoverable, though this wearable technology does have limited resources, and therefore limited retention.

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Google Glass Forensics: Location Artifacts

This semester I begin to tackle my capstone at Champlain College. My years at Champlain College come together to perform original research to benefit the forensic community. For this, I have chosen to take a closer look at Google Glass and the available forensic artifacts on the device. Since Google Glass has so much to offer in the scope of forensic artifacts, I have narrowed down my research to pertain to location data stored on Google Glass and devices it interacts with.

Text as it is seen through Google Glass
Text as it is seen through Google Glass

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