Would You Wear Ugly “Google Glasses”?
11:38 am, February 24th | by Hillary Reinsberg
We know: you’re tech-savvy. You wouldn’t mind if your iPhone were embedded into your skin. When the WiFi connection gets volatile, so does your mood. But would you wear a pair of ugly, huge augmented reality “Google Glasses”?
Google announced recently that it was debuting augmented reality glasses to be on sale by the end of the year. Instead of checking Google Maps on your phone to see which direction you’re supposed to walk, Google Glasses will beam the info into your eyeballs. It’s like Siri, but even more invasive.
All for around the price of an iPad ($250 to $600, The New York Times says). Or, if you indulge in designer sunglasses, about as much as a pair or two of those.
The only problem? They’re going to be…pretty ugly. The Cut calls them “robot-esque.”
Tell us — would you clunk around in high-tech ski goggles for the sake of tech-savviness?