Google glass goes public for the first time. The wearable device which costs $1,500 is at the moment only available to Google developers, surgeons, artists, and a select group of individuals. But on the 15th of April 2014, Google is opening online sales in the United States for Adults based in the U.S who can afford the $1,500 wearable face computer.
Glass stands as one of the most anticipated gadgets in 2014, and is
lauded for it's contribution to wearable technology, praised for its
anticipated usefulness in medical science, and is touted 'the future of
However, Google glass is also one of the most
controversial devices. According to a report by cnn.com, google glass is
criticized for hastening the death of privacy, and mocked for looking
silly. People wearing Google Glass have been banned from bars and
restaurants, given tickets for distracted driving, and dubbed
"Glassholes." It's been a busy year.
This online sales is however open for a limited time, probably a day, to adults based in the U.S.
Glass raises high expectations and raises high prospects in the field
of medical science. The device is speculated to help surgeons in surgery
and researchers are working on how Google Glass can support patients
with Parkinson's disease.