This stop motion short was shot entirely on Google Glass

by Felix Esser

posted Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 3:15 PM EST


When it was announced earlier this year that it's possible to snap a picture with Google Glass merely by blinking, the story would raise concerns about privacy issues (in addition to those that had been raised before by the mere announcement of Google Glass). Despite the fact that the social implications (and possible legal entanglements) of Google Glass are still far from clear, it's also true that the device has a couple of practical applications -- and some are downright awesome.

In this particular case, Google Glass has been used to make a stop-motion film by capturing over 1,000 still images with the device. The film tells the story of a (presumably?) young man who is left in a bar with a lipstick phone number written on his palm. In the course of the film, the lipstick color develops a life of its own, and the story takes on a surreal note. "CATCH," so the film's name, was made by a "group of animator and filmmaker friends," and the photography alone took them four days.

This may not be what Google had in mind when they conceived Glass, but so far this is one of the most creative applications of the device we've seen. If this is what Google Glass wearers come up with, then by all means Google, make the device available to everyone!

(via DIY Photography)