Google Glass Returns--with New, Clearer Vision
Business wards daily is brought to you by Dell. Don't miss out on Dell small business month celebration. Get up to forty five percent off select computers with Intel core processors, call eight seven seven by Dell to speak with a small business technology advisor today. That's eight seven seven b u y de l l for tech advice and one on one partnership. From wonder I'm David Brown. And this is business wars daily on this Thursday may thirtieth. Hey, remember, Google glass back in twenty thirteen. Google announced it had created a revolutionary product and augmented reality headset aware of computer with the power to change the world. Alphabet Google's parent company launched Google glass with all the fanfare, one would expect of a company racing into the future time magazine called the soon to be released glass. One of the best innovations of the year, and then the glass, shattered glasses were expensive and buggy and they solved a problem how to wear a computer on your face that no one had. Furthermore glass, featured a tiny video camera, right there in the lens prompting privacy concerns, the glass quickly became the object of ridicule. It was parodied on the Simpsons and the daily show after about two years. The product was withdrawn from the. Market. Well now Google's giving it a go again last week. The company relaunched Google glass with a few key changes at nine hundred ninety nine dollars. It's quite a bit cheaper than it was. Even so the company isn't trying to sell them to consumers these will be marketed only to business and professional users from warehouse workers to surgeons, the headset, which has a screen in one lens. That's where see lists instructions and watch training videos, all while keeping their hands free back when Google first launched glass, it wasn't just a brand new product. It was a brand new product category. No more goo glass will go up against a significant rival. You may have heard of Microsoft Microsoft's hollow hololens to has screens on both lenses and offers more features. But Google glass comes in a lot cheaper. A pair of Microsoft's smart glasses will set you back more than three thousand dollars. Google sees more clearly now how not to over hype. New product is. Relaunching glass more quietly than it did in twenty thirteen question is half a decade later is the market now ready for smart glasses. Well, maybe, so at least in the operating room and on the factory floor. From wondering this is business wars daily. Hey, if you like our show, would you see to it that you share it with a friend Senate tax, the tweet an Email? How about an old fashioned phone call? Thanks so much for listening. I'm David Brown and we'll see you tomorrow. Business worse. Daily is brought to you by Dell. The clock is ticking on Dell small business month celebration. Enjoy up to forty five percent off select computers with Intel core processors, plus a free external hard drive with select computer purchases before it's too late. Call eight seven seven by Dell to speak with a small business technology advisor today. That's eight seven seven. B. U. Y. D E L L for tech advice and one on one partnership, eight seven seven by Dow.