Thursday, 29 June 2017

Through the looking glass

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 16 January 15

Google says it is lining up a sequel to Glass but its vagueness about a launch schedule poses more questions than it answers.

Google wants Glass to grow up and be taken seriously, but in order to do that it is taking its connected eyewear off the shelves. The Internet giant on Thursday announced that it is closing its Explorer pilot scheme – which gave developers the opportunity to shell out $1,500 for Glass and provide feedback to Google – and will stop selling the device on 19 January. "Now we're ready to put on our big kid shoes and learn how to run," said Google. The company said Glass has outgrown its current home, the Google[x] lab…

Google wants Glass to grow up and be taken seriously, but in order to do that it is taking its connected eyewear off the shelves. The Internet giant on Thursday announced that it is closing its Explorer pilot scheme – which gave developers the opportunity to shell out $1,500 for Glass and provide feedback to Google – and will stop selling the device on 19 January. "Now we're ready to put on our big kid shoes and learn how to run," said Google. The company said Glass has outgrown its current home, the Google[x] lab…

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