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Are you one of the lucky ones to get a first glimpse through Google’s new mobile computing eyewear?
The company has begun shipping 8,000 pairs of Google Glass to individuals who entered a contest to be the first to try out the new eyewear. The winners have to fork over $1,500 for the privilege.
It’s one of the next big steps in bringing “wearable computing” to market. Apple reportedly is working on Internet-connected wristwatches.
As Techradar.com put it, Google Glass essentially frees data from desktop computers and portable devices like phones and tablets, and places it right in front of your eyes.
Google Glass displays data, photos, videos and other content on a small prism screen in the upper-right lense. The display is the equivalent of a 25-inch high-definition screen from 8 feet away, Google said. The futuristic spectacles have a camera, touch pad, battery and microphone built into its frame, which comes in different