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Google Reveals Image of Enhanced Reality, Iron Man-Style Glasses

How many people say now they'd never buy them but you know they'll cave once it becomes cool?

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Dave Swindle

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April 5, 2012 - 5:36 am

Via Mashable:

Doesn’t look like they’re quite there yet — both in creating an attractive design and a product ready for market:

The search giant’s research arm launched a Google+ page Wednesday for Project Glass, its augmented reality glasses project. The page revealed that Google researchers have started testing the glasses, with an Android-run heads-up display, that the New York Times suggested Google will start to sell this year for roughly the cost of a regular smartphone.

[Update: a Google spokesperson has indicated to Mashable that the company selling the glasses this year would be "extremely unlikely."]

Related, Total Film News has some new behind the scenes pics from The Avengers:

What other components of Iron Man’s suit might Google have tucked away in development? Or is that a task left to tech companies with larger cash reserves?

David Swindle is the associate editor of PJ Media. He writes and edits articles and blog posts on politics, news, culture, religion, and entertainment. He edits the PJ Lifestyle section and the PJ columnists. Contact him at DaveSwindlePJM @ Gmail.com and follow him on Twitter @DaveSwindle. He has worked full-time as a writer, editor, blogger, and New Media troublemaker since 2009, at PJ Media since 2011. He graduated with a degree in English (creative writing emphasis) and political science from Ball State University in 2006. Previously he's also worked as a freelance writer for The Indianapolis Star and the film critic for WTHR.com. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their Siberian Husky puppy Maura.
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