The device that became a catalyst for a huge surge in wearable tech back in 2012 has officially been pulled from the market. The Google Glass Explorer program came to an end Jan. 19, and the fall of the futuristic eyewear has been regarded as an all-around failure.
Why is Google Glass a failure?
Unfortunately, the Glass failed because the inventors excluded defining and validating the users and what difficulties it was solving for them. Instead, they determined the product would sell itself even without actual solutions or importance, that its hype would be sufficient to appeal to everyone.
Was Google Glass a good product?
Google Glass supplemented little progress to users = it was a product with questionable value. Google Glass did not provide enough advancement for users compared to older technologies making the product a useless supplementation to their daily lives.
Do people still wear Google glasses?
These spectacles also come with AR and VR capabilities, USB-C charging, and an improved processor and camera. As a result, while its no longer commercially available as a retail product, Google Glass still does exist.
What happened to Google eye?
The headset received a great deal of criticism amid concerns that its use could violate existing privacy laws. On January 15, 2015, Google announced that it would stop producing the Google Glass prototype, to be continued in 2017 tentatively. In July 2017, Google announced the Google Glass Enterprise Edition.
Will AR glasses replace smartphones?
Share: JAKARTA - Mark Zuckerberg believes that the future trend of smart glasses based on Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) will be much loved. The Facebook boss also revealed that smart glasses devices will replace the smartphone trend because they can be relied on for communication in the next 2030.
Does Oculus work with Apple?
The minimum OS requirements for phones to run the Oculus app are: Apple iOS 10+ Android 5.0+
Why did Google Wave shutdown?
End of development of Google Wave On August 4, 2010, Google announced Wave would no longer be developed as a stand-alone product due to a lack of interest.