Does anyone still care about Google Glass?

backstreetboy

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kianm

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Dead before it even got here. Of all the Google products they decided to make this an expensive one
 

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When the contact lenses are announced, I'll start selling body parts.
 

falcon786

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Thats pretty nerdy,did you do that with your nerdy google glasses?:p

On a more serious note though I think what Google glass really needs to take off is one simple thing,proper transparent displays which could place content where you want it opaquely or solidly and where you want it also.

Also naturally it needs to be more slick with better battery life,but that normally improves with time anyway,the transparent display lenses are key IMO,they just need to be one way visible.
 
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It's too big still, it needs to literally fit into the frames of normal glasses, and the display needs to be >9000
 

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Too bulky, too nerdy, too gimmicky. I would think that Google would team up with Samsung to use their flexible lcd screens to put over the lense instead if that bulky projected crystal thing.
 

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Yes specially in real world usage like assisting doctors in surgery and helping the hearing impaired. http://9to5google.com/2014/10/03/fo...s-closed-captioning-for-the-real-world-video/
Yes - it's a great niche product, but was never going to replace cellphone screens in the mainstream. I think the death blow was when not a single speaker wore Glass at the last Google I/O, and you had to go to the more specialised talks to even hear mention of it - where the year before Glass was everywhere... it was clear that Google had themselves lost interest in this beta product.

I think that watches will suffer a similar fate - they're niche devices; brilliant for activity tracking, or for the tiny subsection of the world that is so desperate for notifications they'd strap one to their wrist (although it looks like a lot of tech journalists who thought that was a good idea a year ago are already tiring of it), that it'll suffer a similar fate and be a niche product - albeit a bigger niche.
 
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