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Limited quantities of Google Glass to be made available to public next week

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 10 Apr 2014 20:46 User comments (3)

Limited quantities of Google Glass to be made available to public next week Google is using tax day to offer up its Glass Web-connected eyewear to the public for the first time.
On Tuesday, April 15th, the company will make a limited quantity available to the public, the first time the glasses are available to anyone outside of the Glass Explorer program.

"Every day we get requests from those of you who haven't found a way into the program yet, and we want your feedback too," Google said. "That's why next Tuesday, April 15th, we'll be trying our latest and biggest Explorer Program expansion experiment to date. We'll be allowing anyone in the U.S. to become an Explorer by purchasing Glass."

Google has never given a set time frame for a full consumer release of the glasses, but they are expected to launch the headset this year.

The launch should be a boost for manufacturers like Himax, who build the LCOS micro-displays used by Glass.

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3 user comments

111.4.2014 9:25

Will wait till they release to general public. If it's under $500 I'm in.

211.4.2014 12:45

I must admit these are not for me but look pretty cool just the same. there is a nice video about them here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1uyQZNg2vE

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 11 Apr 2014 @ 12:51

314.4.2014 1:09

Originally posted by ChiefBrdy:
Will wait till they release to general public. If it's under $500 I'm in.
Yeah............you wish buddy........well........so do I! LOL

I'm guessing 1500. This isn't retail, it's still beta testing a working and evolving product so I think they'll treat it like a membership still. Guess only.

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