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Google Glass now with new prescription and sunglasses frames, shades

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 28 Jan 2014 22:47 User comments (4)

Google Glass now with new prescription and sunglasses frames, shades Google has announced new prescription frames and sunglasses shades for their Google Glass eyewear.
The frames and shades are available now if you are a Google Glass early adopter, and will remain available through the general launch of the glasses later this year.

Among the new designs are "bold, curve, thin and split" choices and the sunglasses shades will come in "classic and edge" designs. With the new editions there are now a total of 40 different style combinations, says Google.

"This marks the next phase in the evolution of Glass as we move toward a wider consumer launch later in 2014," Google said in its statement.

The frames cost $225, the sunglasses are $150, and invited early adopters have to pay $1500 for the glasses. Google partnered with VSP for the frames and Google says those that "purchase the new frames take their device, the frames and their prescription to one of Google's preferred eye care professionals, who can cut and fit prescription lenses. For now, those professionals are only in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Google said VSP will reimburse members for their frames and lenses based on their prescription plan."

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4 user comments

129.1.2014 16:19

Google has been SOOOOOOOO slow at launching this by teasing and tempting but frankly........it's old news now and not worth the big bucks. The temptation is dwindling away.............especially for 1500 bucks.

230.1.2014 22:03

So now people with eye problems can become Google Glassholes!

331.1.2014 13:48

Originally posted by xnonsuchx:
So now people with eye problems can become Google Glassholes!
That made my day. Lol

43.2.2014 17:19

Originally posted by DDR4life:
Originally posted by xnonsuchx:
So now people with eye problems can become Google Glassholes!
That made my day. Lol
I laughed that one aloud!

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