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An attendee tries Google Glass during the Google I/O developer conference on May 17, 2013 in San Francisco. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

An attendee tries Google Glass during the Google I/O developer conference on May 17, 2013 in San Francisco. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beauty is in the eye of the Google Glass wearer.

At least that’s what the Internet search giant hopes a handful of young filmmakers will discover. Google is enlisting film students from five colleges to help it explore how its wearable computing device can be used to make movies.

The $1,500 Google Glass headset is already being used by 10,000 so-called explorers. The device resembles a pair of glasses and allows users to take pictures, shoot video, search the Internet, compose email and check schedules.

As part of its experiment, Google will lend each school three pairs of Google Glass.

The participating schools are American Film Institute, California Institute of the Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, University of California, Los Angeles, and University of Southern California.

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