Second Generation Google Glass Features Improved Design & Enterprise Focus

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    It could easily be argued that Google Glass was a big flop, even though it never actually became a true mass-market retail product. Still, that doesn't mean Google has completely given up on the project. In fact, they have already created a second generation version of the device.

    Google has wisely decided to focus on the enterprise market with this new version (for at least the time being). It's called the “Google Glass: Enterprise Edition.” This makes sense, because the device was basically just too far ahead of its time. Most consumers are not ready for this level of "connected tech" just yet. It also makes more sense for the device to be useful in the enterprise segment, where business users, construction managers, medical techs, etc., can get full benefit of its functionality.

    This next gen version of Google Glass features a few notable enhancements. Here's a quote with the details,

    Do you think Google can eventually develop this into a viable product?

    Source: 9to5google
     
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    Looks slightly improved from the original "Explorer" edition. Wish they could come up with a way to make it attach to existing prescription frames. I'm also hoping they found a way to make it lighter or more balanced. The Explorer edition I have hurts my ears after extended wear.
     
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    I see me wearing one for communicating a patient's deteriorating condition to the doc. A "I see what you mean" beats a telephone call any time.
    Do I EVER see me wearing one as I stroll down the street?
    Ahhhhh.......no