Google Glass on sale in the UK now for £B,000 (Wired UK)


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Heads-up, early adopters — Google’s Glass Explorer Programme is
lastly touchdown in the UK as of at present. The notorious tech specs are
on sale now from
Google’s website
to any UK resident over the age of 18 with a
legitimate bank card.

Google is eager to emphasize that its geeky goggles are nonetheless in
their prototype part, however for those who simply cannot wait for the full
shopper launch, it’s now attainable to get your personal pair –
presuming you might have a spare £M,000 to spend, that’s. If you possibly can’t
fairly stretch your pennies however are determined to attempt the know-how
for your self, then you definitely all the time have the choice of nipping right down to a
Google Glass basecamp London — opening this Friday and
Saturday, RSVP here
for a face-on demo.

Google has additionally named a variety of UK launch companions, which have
all created their very own Glassware. These embrace The
Guardian
, Star Chart, Zombies Run and Goal.com. We love the
concept of with the ability to lookup at the sky and have the identify of the
constellations we will see spelled out throughout the heads-up show,
however we will not actually get our heads round going for a run with Glass
strapped to our faces simply but.

Google Glass has been out there to builders and VIP explorers
in the US since February 2013, and eventually gross sales opened as much as all
US residents final month. Now that it is lastly arrived in the UK we
should begin to debate a few of the privateness points that Glass
has thrown up in the US, and in Silicon Valley in specific, as to
the place and when it isn’t applicable to put on Glass.

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In a pre-emptive transfer, the UK’s Department of Transport banned drivers from wearing Glass final yr. This is simply the
starting for Glass in Britain although, and little question each
politician and his canine will chip in over the coming days and weeks
together with his or her personal private view on the know-how. Watch this
area.

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