KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Innovative technology is helping immobile veterans visit their war memorials without leaving their bedrooms or nursing homes.
Veterans United Home Loans' Sarah Hill is one of the program creators and is one of 8,000 applicants chosen by Google to use and test the Google Glass, which is a set of glasses that can stream video live on the Internet.
Hill has aging veterans, dedicated volunteers and sharing strangers sync-up on a Google+ hangout while she travels to the different memorials across the would and shows the people in the hangout exactly what they'd like to see.
Hill spoke Friday morning at a Social Media Club of Kansas City and says the need right now is to find these veterans who could benefit from the program.
To get a friend or relative more information on the virtual tours, visit www.veteransunited.com/herotour.
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