Foxconn to Build Google Glass 'Reality' Eyewear PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Thursday, 28 March 2013 10:50

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- Google is outsourcing production of its digital eyewear known as Google Glass to Foxconn, according to published reports.

The so-called reality glasses, which are capable of such diverse functions as taking pictures, recording video, sending a message and yes, enhancing one's vision, will be assembled by Foxconn's Santa Clara, CA, plant.

The glasses are expected to retail at nearly $1,500. The production quantities and manufacturing cost per item have not been disclosed.

Click here for Google's video demonstrating the product.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 March 2013 14:00
 

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