Google's AR Glasses May Come to Consumers within 12 Months of Developer Version

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  1. dgstorm

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    Besides all the hullabaloo about the new Nexus 7 tablet and Android 4.1/Jelly Bean, there are some other cool things going on at Google I/O this year. Google went to a lot of trouble to show off the newest version of their augmented reality glasses, aka Project Glass and Google Goggles. Several Google devs from the Project Glass team even jumped out of airplanes to show off the device. As we reported previously, Google is already making developer editions of the glasses available for $1500 bucks. However, some new info has emerged regarding the new tech. Supposedly, Google intends to make a consumer edition of the glasses available within twelve months. Here's a quote with some more details,

    Who wants one?

    Source: SlashGear
     
  2. Sue7M3

    Sue7M3 Moderator Staff Member

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    What about those of us who wear glasses to correct our vision? I guess we will be left out in the cold.
     
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    No kidding, but I might be willing to try contacts for these ;-)
     
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    Glasses engineers had better put some glass into the frames, otherwise the eye-pads will spear the user in the eye if they get bumped from the side.
     
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    You could probably buy the normal glasses as shown in the picture, and have an optician make and install the prescription lenses you need on them.
     

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