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There are a few steps to take care of ahead of in between the scheduling call and the Glass fitting itself.
For starters, explorers are asked to set up Google+ accounts -- if they haven't already. (It might be shocking if someone in this program didn't already have one considering the test pool is made up of Google fanboys -- or at least tech nerds who are likely social media savvy and must have set up a Google+ account, even if it's not active anymore.)
The Google+ account is considered vital to the Glass experience because users can share photos and videos recorded on Glass with their Circles and "the world."
There isn't much else to do with Glass beyond sharing photos and videos yet, so users might as well comply.
Explorers are also asked to enable Bluetooth tethering on their mobile data plans for pairing the device with smartphones.
(More on this later as there is a loophole of sorts for Android users, but not so for iPhone owners).
Finally, explorers also need to have consumer Gmail accounts. More so than with the Google+ account, this tip seems like a done deal at this point -- especially considering a Google account is integrated so much with the registration process for Google I/O, which is where Explorer Program sign-ups took place.
But the keyword is "consumer." Google Apps customers are out of luck for now, but a Gmail account is free anyway.
Nevertheless, this rule could initially present a number of problems for business use cases. In a way, it heralds the whole BYOD trend and concern if users want to use consumer apps and products (i.e. Gmail paired with Glass) for work and storing corporate information.
Furthermore, many companies might not want something as light, mobile, and eye-catching (no pun intended) as Glass to be used for work-related purposes with sensitive data onboard in case the device is stolen.