Michelle Spark develops a new technology: data glasses. The device can recognize faces and connect them with online information. The impact of this invention becomes evident when a private secret of one citizen is broadcast to the public.
The film tells the fictional story of Michelle Spark, a German developer of data glasses. The device is able to recognize faces and connect them with information available in the internet. The impact of this new technology becomes evident when a very private secret of one citizen is broadcast to the public using Spark's invention. The initial enthusiasm in media and politics turns into rejection. This new layer of information causes changes in everyday life that are too fundamental and challenging for politics, bureaucracy and the rule of law.