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Eric Schmidt: No consumer Google Glass until 2014

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 23 Apr 2013 9:45 User comments (4)

Eric Schmidt: No consumer Google Glass until 2014 According to new comments from Google chairman Eric Schmidt, there will be no consumer Google Glass rollout until 2014.
During an interview the exec was asked when the Google Glass would come to market in which he responded, "there will be thousands of [Google Glass] in use by developers over the next months, and then based on their feedback, we'll make some product changes, and it's probably a year-ish away."

Schmidt also addressed privacy concerns, which are valid given the fact that Google Glass users could record in any situation: "The fact of the matter is that we'll have to develop some new social etiquette. It's obviously not appropriate to wear these glasses in situations where recording is not correct. Companies like Google have a very important responsibility to keep your information safe but you have a responsibility as well which is to understand what you're doing, how you're doing it, and behave appropriately and also keep everything up to date."

The Google Glass glasses were just rolled out to early adopters via the Google Explorers program.

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4 user comments

123.4.2013 17:26

Consumer release: 2014
Actually useful: 2020

I just don't see this fitting into society yet...

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225.4.2013 13:02

It use is already beginning to be banned in places.


Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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326.4.2013 18:17

the problem is that people will wear them into movies, concerts and the like. Google will be raked over the coals if they dont put stops on that stuff prior to releasing.

426.4.2013 21:26

Originally posted by EEE31:
the problem is that people will wear them into movies, concerts and the like. Google will be raked over the coals if they dont put stops on that stuff prior to releasing.
How are they gonna do that? Goggle will leave it to the consumers.

Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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