One of the shortcomings of the initial Glass hardware was its inability to be used in conjunction with prescription eyewear. Although users could sometimes get away with wearing Glass on top of or in addition to glasses, users with certain prescriptions ultimately couldn't see the HUD either way. In a post to Google+, Google today announced a new version of Glass coming with support for a new line of sunglasses, compatibility with prescription eyewear, and the addition of a mono earbud, hopefully in place of the bone conducting speaker on the current Glass model. The current Explorer Edition (XE) model of Glass is based on a 45nm OMAP4430 clocked at up to 1 GHz, and 1 GB of RAM. Although there's nothing in the announcement...

Google Announces Glass Specs, Developer SDK, Shipment to Glass Explorers in Waves

Google dropped a bunch of Glass related news today. First up are some high level specifications which posted in an FAQ document. There's still no word about SoC or...

21 by Brian Klug on 4/16/2013

Google Talks Project Glass - Glass Explorer Edition for I/O Attendees

With a pretty crazy live Google+ stream from skydivers wearing Project Glass, Sergey Brin introduced Project Glass. We've already heard some of the details, including the presence of an...

2 by Brian Klug on 6/27/2012

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