When Google's floating cultural exhibit opens to the public, you probably won't see many Apple devices on board. Take a closer look at what we've learned so far.
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"Strategic plans have been developed to manage lines so not to overwhelm neighbors and passersby," the proposal says. "We believe this curious and visually stunning structure will be a welcome addition to the waterfront; an experience unlike any other that celebrates community, local organizations, and the history of San Francisco Bay."
Google anticipates handling 1,000 visitors a day, 150 at any given time, with a maximum occupancy estimated at 215.
There will be 50+ security cameras in the facility, which will be monitored locally (with the possibility of remote monitoring in case of emergency). There will be guards, medical personnel and duress buttons (to warn of onboard crime or threats) at various places in the vessel.
Planned hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, with potential additional private events.
"We intend to take small vessels alongside the landing and allow guests to come aboard by water," the proposal explains. "This may be a common occurrence for private events and high-profile arrivals."
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