The new generation of Google Glass will be created from scratch

Feb

7

2015

Google Glass glasses fell short of expectations, although their formal series product could not be considered, since they are distributed only among the volunteers, even on a commercial basis. Give $ 1,500 for the rather “crude” product decided only technically “immersion” users, many of the results of the same familiarity with the device turned out to be unhappy.

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Edition of The New York Times published an article about the history of the origin and goes on sale the first generation of Google Glass, which resulted in the decision to roll the program of public trials and rethink the device. In fact, responsible for the development of “smart” glasses next generation of engineers and designers tasked to create a new device from scratch. The project Google Glass, according to some, now heads the “fatherĀ» iPod and head of the newly acquired company Nest Tony Fadell.

Experiment with Google Glass in its current form considered a failure. By the way, it was public testing could play a negative role in the life of the product. When access to the prototype of the gadget was limited, some potential users were generated high expectations, and eventually they got expensive and far from perfect toy, which find good use in its current form is not so simple. Google Glass next generation will not be tested in public. The broad masses of the device will be presented only after the developers consider it sufficiently “mature”.

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Fadell have much to do, because even the head of Google X lab and co-founder of the company is losing interest in them, although, as noted by a former employee of the company, namely Sergey Brin decided to withdraw not fully prepared product on the market: “The team at Google X knew Google Glass that were not even close to ready. ”

Currently unknown or dates the emergence of Google Glass 2, or a list of changes. Most likely smart glasses seriously change the appearance, because now they can only wear curious adventurers, ordinary consumers such accessory is not much will like.

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