First Wearable State Government App Created for Google Glass by Utah.gov

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SALT LAKE CITY, Feb 25, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Utah.gov announced today the availability of OnTime for Glass, a first-of-its-kind transit-tracking app for Google Glass. Google Glass users may enable the free app now at http://ontime.utah.gov .

"OnTime for Glass brings Glassware to transit riders in a unique app that notifies them when their vehicle is approaching," said David Fletcher, Utah chief technology officer. "OnTime for Glass is the most recent example of our long-standing innovation in web and mobile applications that help the citizens of Utah. Wearable technology is a huge opportunity to provide better online experiences for our citizens. And where better to focus than on mobile services where so much of what we do today can be augmented by technology."

Utah is the first state website to create an application for Google Glass. The Google Glass Explorer Program is designed for developers and consumers who want to get involved early and help shape the future of Glass.

Key capabilities of the OnTime for Glass app include:

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About Utah.Gov

Utah.gov is the entry point to over 1,000 online services and benefits over 2.7 million residents in the State of Utah. Utah.gov provides citizens and businesses with more convenient options for interacting with government. Through Utah.gov, citizens can find public meetings, renew their vehicle registration, buy a hunting and fishing license, register a business, find a transparent state budget, and much more. In 2012 alone, Utah.gov received an unprecedented 24 awards making it the nation's most honored state website. Utah.gov is managed and operated through a public-private partnership between the state and Utah Interactive, the Salt Lake City-based official eGovernment partner for the state of Utah. Utah Interactive is part of eGovernment firm NIC's family of companies.

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SOURCE: Utah Interactive

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