Google relaunches Glass for businesses

Wednesday 19 July 2017 | 10:28 CET | News
Google is reviving its augmented reality glasses in a new programme targeting business users. After two years in development, Glass Enterprise Edition is now available to businesses through a network of partners. Google first introduced Google Glass to consumers, offering a type of connected eyewear to interact with the user's surroundings. After limited success in the market, the product was withdrawn in 2015, and the company has since been working on redesigning the eyewear for enterprise applications.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google
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