While Google’s new Glass hardware is pretty cool, it certainly wasn’t … well, pretty. It’s vaguely dorky vibe hasn’t seemed to have been a problem for its early adopters in its Explorer program. Ahead of the product’s wide launch later this year, though, Google has announced new glasses and sunglasses with Glass built right in.
Google posted this video of the new looks to YouTube:
Not only will the new frames make the technology look a touch less like you’re attending a sci-fi convention in costume, but you can also add prescription lenses. According to The Associated Press, the glasses can be taken to any vision care provider to be fitted with your prescription, and some insurance plans will cover the cost of the lenses. The frames themselves cost $225, while the sunglasses cost $150 – both in addition to the $1500 price tag for Glass.
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