IPod creator Tony Fadell will develop Google Glass 2.0




Google will stop selling the current version of the smart glasses Google Glass and reorganize the department for the production of these devices, according to CNBC. Business to produce a new generation of Google Glass will head Tony Fadell, who is considered the founder of the cult your iPod.


Fadell joined the Google after buying Internet giant last year, the American firm Nest Labs, which specializes in home automation. Attention to the deal has attracted not only the amount paid is $ 3.2 billion, but the team that came under the wing of the corporation.

Nest Labs founded Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers, former employees of Apple. Fadell is considered the “fatherĀ» iPod – it was he who defined the look of the first generation of the cult of the player. Fadell also had the opportunity to participate in the creation of the iPhone, and besides, it’s pretty close contact with Steve Jobs – including after his departure from Apple in 2008. And now Fadell entrusted development Google Glass 2.0 .

Google introduced “smart” glasses, which can be connected to the internet or smartphone, record video and take photos in 2012 as a device aimed at the mass market. However, the product is not earned success with the masses and came under criticism because of privacy issues. The second generation gadget based on Intel processors and support for LTE to be presented this year.


It is noteworthy that this week, the founder of social network Facebook Mark Zuckerberg has criticized Google Glass for their strange appearance. At the same time, he noted that it is for wearable electronics – the future of the Internet.

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