Google recently announced that it will be officially discontinuing its Google Glass Enterprise Edition(opens in new tab) AR headsets.
While long out of the consumer market, the widely publicized wearable computer/heads up display was still being offered for potential business customers. «Thank you for over a decade of innovation and partnership,» Google wrote in its announcement. «As of March 15, 2023, we will no longer sell Glass Enterprise Edition.
We will continue supporting Glass Enterprise Edition until September 15, 2023.» If you're at all like me, you saw this news and thought, «Wait, Google Glass wasn't discontinued like, eight years ago?» Turns out it's had this extended second life for industrial and medical settings for some time since.
Back in 2013 Glass was another shiny promise of the Google Future alongside Chrome, Fiber, and its support of Android OS. There was a much-publicized initial rollout of Glass headsets among tech journalists and enthusiast influencers.Read more on pcgamer.com