Join Doug Winnie for an in-depth discussion in this video Fitting and initial customization, part of Up and Running with Google Glass.
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When you get Google Glass, there are two ways in which you can get the equipment. You can either have it shipped to you or you can set up an appointment for a fitting and orientation of Google Glass at one of Google's offices that they've set up around the country. Either way, when you get Glass, there are a few things that come with it. The box contains a number of items that you will use with Glass. First, after you open the box, you'll see the Glass device itself. Lifting that off and removing the cover, you'll see a microfiber pouch. This pouch is used for storing Glass when you aren't using it.
The bottom of the pouch is rigid to protect the nosepiece and screen. Inside the pouch is an insert that holds a USB headset that you selected when you first purchased Glass. You can get either a single or a double ear bud headset. When I bought Glass, I selected the single ear bud. The connector of the ear bud plugs directly into Glass using a micro USB plug. The earbud isn't required to use Glass. There already is a speaker like device that vibrates behind your ear to transmit sound without obscuring your ear. Under the pouch are a few other items. A USB charger and charging cable are provided.
Easiest is the micro USB port on the Glass. You can use other micro USB chargers that you might have, including the ones that are common on most Android phones. You can also get a set of tinted sun glass shades that you can connect to your Glass. Those are in a separate box, and comes with their own microfiber protector. To attach the shades, slide the centerpiece up between the nose pieces at a 90 degree angle. Make sure that the opening for the screen is on the correct side. Then, twist the shades 90 degrees to put them in place. To remove, simply twist the shades again and they should pop out with ease.
When you first get Glass, you'll need to put it on to see how the screen rests in your line of vision. The screen should be above your eyesight and not completely obscure what you see directly in front of you. To adjust the height of the screen, use the nose pads, and bend them to meet the desired fit. Depending on the position of your ears and nose, you may need to make some other adjustments to get the right fit. With the screen at the right height, you'll need to take it off and power it up. To do this, press the round power button. A small white light along the back of the device will display indicating that Glass is powering up and starting.
Put Glass back on and after several seconds you'll see the word glass appear on the glass screen. If the display is off center and items are appearing off screen adjust the arm left or right to fix the display.
This course explains how to get your Google Glass configured, connected, and working for you. After you get Glass set up on the Internet, Doug Winnie goes through how to navigate the voice and gesture-based interface, install apps to extend its capabilities, and use Glass in real-world scenarios: navigating a city, accepting calls, and taking photos and video.