Ray-Ban and Oakley are working with Google Glass

Ray-Ban and Oakley are working with Google Glass

Google solely just lately introduced variations of its Glass headset hooked up to standard specs and sun shades (proven above), however a new partnership with Luxottica — the corporate behind manufacturers together with Oakley and Ray-Ban — will give it a big increase. Described as a strategic partnership to “design, develop and distribute” Glass eyewear, it guarantees headsets “that straddle the road between excessive-trend, way of life and progressive know-how.” Oakley has proven off its personal heads-up show outfitted goggles already, and one wonders if the 2 tasks will merge or proceed separate improvement. Andrea Guerra, CEO of Luxottica Group, says his firm is proud to “set the tempo within the eyewear business as soon as once more,” however presents few particulars on how or when that may occur, with extra information to be launched later.

The Google Glass G+ submit is a little more revealing, highlighting Luxottica’s greater than 5,000 retail places and distribution channels that may come in useful later. In fact, these massive identify manufacturers will even assist Glass increase past the forty or so variations provided at present in its Titanium Assortment (seen within the gallery under) and make the product one thing individuals do not need to snatch off of your face. Google’s “Captain of Moonshots,” Astro Teller, sees the deal as a option to push “sensible eyewear” ahead — though wearers might need to await the regulation to catch up.

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