Menu
SpaceX and Boeing build manned NASA Spaceships

SpaceX and Boeing build manned NASA Spaceships

iOS 8 Download Release is Expected at 10 am PDT

iOS 8 Download Release is Expected at 10 am PDT

Matt Damon is Jason Bourne Again

Matt Damon is Jason Bourne Again

Galaxy Note 4 Screen is the World's Best

Galaxy Note 4 Screen is the World's Best

iPhone 6 Reviews are Glowing

iPhone 6 Reviews are Glowing

Google Glass Prescription Models Are Coming

Oct 29 2013, 4:13am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

The next upgraded version of Google Glass, with prescription frames and a mono earbud, is coming out next year for general public. But 'Glass Explorers' who own the former will receive the latter as a renovated substitute early in November.

Google Glass Prescription Models Are Coming
Photo Credit: Getty Images
 
 

YouTube Videos Comments

Full Story

Google Glass Prescription Models Are Coming

The people who currently own Google Glass will be in for a new variety called Google Glass 2 by 2014. These explorers are lucky since they will be the only ones to get the device in mail. Google Glass was the wearable technology from Google that consisted of a mini computer fitted into a spectacles frame. 

The major difference between the first prototype and the later version, which is yet to come, is the compatibility with prescription glasses. Even tinted glasses will be perfectly in synch with the novel model. Since the bone conductor speaker in the current variety was found lacking in functionality, Google Glass 2 will sport an ear bud to boot. 

Google announced on Monday that "later this year, all Explorers will have a one-time option to swap out their existing Glass for a new one. This hardware update will allow your Glass to work with future lines of shades and prescription frames, and we’ll also include a mono earbud."

It’s not clear whether the current users of Google Glass will get Google Glass 2 for free or at a fixed price, according to ArsTechnica. The number of users of Google Glass at present amounts to 10,000. They may recommend the new model to three friends or acquaintances of theirs. The related three people will of course have to pay the regular cost price of $1500. 

The official launch is due in 2014, yet Google is already road testing the device. It wants to see how it fares in the hands of the common people. Although Google Glass is a fairly handy device and appears non-intrusive, it has provoked fears among the public. Some think you can take surreptitious pictures of people with it and even invade anyone’s confidentiality.  

 

You Might Also Like

Updates


Sponsored Update


Advertisement


More From the Web

Shopping Deals

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/20" rel="author">Sumayah Aamir</a>
Sumayah Aamir (Google+) has deep experience in analyzing the latest trends.

 

 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Nasim Pedrad met Kim Kardashian. Hear the Hilarious Story
Nasim Pedrad met Kim Kardashian. Hear the Hilarious Story
Former SNL star Nasim Pedrad revealed on Conan what Kim Kardashian thought about her impression on SNL. This is already funny. Watch on top of that Nasim Pedrad as Aziz Ansari in unaired SNL sketch.
 
 
iOS 8 Download Release is Expected at 10 am PDT
iOS 8 Download Release is Expected at 10 am PDT
Apple is releasing iOS 8 today.
 
 
America Ferrera and other Members of Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants have a Reunion
America Ferrera and other Members of Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants have a Reunion
America Ferrera, Amber Tamblyn, Blake Lively and Alexis Bledel of the film Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants had a reunion recently.
 
 
Carmelo Anthony Eager to Learn New Triangle Offense
Carmelo Anthony Eager to Learn New Triangle Offense
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony told ESPN New York on Sept. 13 he is eager to learn their new triangle offense under new head coach Derek Fisher. Anthony also said he "was angry" at how the Knicks' 2013-14 season turned out.
 
 
 

About the Geek Mind

The “geek mind” is concerned with more than just the latest iPhone rumors, or which company will win the gaming console wars. I4U is concerned with more than just the latest photo shoot or other celebrity gossip.

The “geek mind” is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets. The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year. The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants—needs—knowledge.

Read more about The Geek Mind.