Prescription Lenses for Google Glass Arriving in January
November 11, 2013 8:02 AM
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They're expected to be priced in the same range as standard prescription lenses
If you've been eyeing a pair of Google Glass, but can't ditch your prescription specs, fear not: prescription lenses for
new wearable device will be here soon.
According to a new report from
, Google Glass prescription lenses will be available in January 2014.
The prescription lenses will be provided by New York-based company
The report said that the special prescription lens add-on for Google Glass will be priced in the same range as standard prescription lenses. The arm mount will fit Google Glass "perfectly."
Customers interested in a prescription version of Google Glass will be able to visit a website and select a matching color for their existing device. From there, they enter their prescription information and the lenses will be shipped within two business days.
Just be careful: police officers in certain parts of the U.S. seem to be
handing out tickets
to those wearing Google Glass while driving.
Google Glass is a wearable device from Google that displays information in a hands-free way via natural language
. The glasses allow the user to see information right on the lens in front of them.
The Explorer Edition of Google Glass, which costs a hefty
, was released in February 2013. The consumer version, expected to cost $300 to $500, will be released in 2014.
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I'd just show the police...
11/11/2013 4:49:52 PM
I'd just show the police the back of my driver's license where it says "corrective lenses required."
RE: I'd just show the police...
11/12/2013 8:26:57 AM
If there's one thing I learned is that it's pointless to argue with a police officer.
I save myself the aggravation, take the ticket and fight it later in front of a judge. Or, if it's a clear cut case, I simply do Trial by Declaration. I never had to paid a ticket doing this.
Released in Feb 2013 ?
11/11/2013 10:32:01 AM
"The Explorer Edition of Google Glass, which costs a hefty $1500, was released in February 2013. "
I wouldn't call that released. It was available for dev's to purchase for a steep price ahead of the real consumer release so they can work on apps.
Anyhow, great that there will be prescription options. I cant wait to see where they go with with this product in a few years time.
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