Google sells a new version of smart glasses Glass companies
Google releases a new version of its smart glasses Glass. This time, the device is not aimed at consumers, but at businesses.
That has X, a sister company of Google that carry out research projects, announced Tuesday.
There were long time rumors about the new Glass, with the name Enterprise Edition. The device appeared in the beginning of 2016 is already on eBay.
In an extensive article, writes Wired Tuesday that the Enterprise Edition for two years is being tested by large companies like GE, Boeing, and Volkswagen.
Employees can on the glasses, for example, instructions to read while they perform their work. People who are in the warehouses of DHL to work, get to see where they have certain packages on trolleys.
The hardware of Glass since the introduction of the first trial, in 2013, improved a lot. Thus, the glasses have a longer battery life, better camera, and faster wi-fi. A red light shows when the camera is on, after many concerns were about privacy issues by Glass-wearers that sneak could film.
The Glass can now also be directly attached to safety glasses, safety goggles, and can be used by people who lenses wear. Google hopes moreover that brillenmakers frames will make that a Glass can be linked.
According to Wired costs the new Glass models between the 1300 and 1500 dollars per piece. Google seems to be currently no plans to have the device to consumers to sell.