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Luxottica is working with Google on a second version of Google Glass, and the online giant is also rethinking how the future model will look.
Google Glass which is still being sold to business will be reviewed at some point as a product of customer.
Massimo Vian, one of Luxottica’s two CEOs, “In Google, there are some second thoughts on how to interpret version 3 [of the eyewear]. What you saw was version 1. We’re now working on version 2, which is in preparation.”
He didn’t say anything about the product or when the product will be introduced.
Google Glass was launched in 2013, it has become very popular but its $1,500 price tag held back wider adoption.
Many also felt awkward about wearing a computer on their face in public, and the device also records video surreptitiously has raised questions about privacy.
Google believes that it can used by consumers but it needs to be reworked. The device is having market, where it is sold to businesses, which have found uses for it in the workplace.
Google has enlisted Luxottica in 2014 to help make the Google Glass more stylish.
Vian has recently travelled to California to meet with the Google Glass team. After Google has ended consumer sales in January, it has revamped the team.
Some of the personal changes include giving Tony Fadell, oversight of Glass’ development; head of Google’s Nest connected home division.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said, his role would be to get the Glass ready for users.
Luxottica is not only working with Google but also with Intel on a device that will come out next February or March.