Google has introduced a new augmented reality headset Glass Enterprise Edition 2
Google announced a new version of its business-oriented sets of augmented reality Glass, which is positioned not as a pilot, but as the official Google product. Glass Enterprise Edition 2 costs $ 999, however, as the previous version, is not sold directly to customers. Points have received a new processor, a better camera, USB-C port for fast charging, and a number of other updates.
New Glass Enterprise Edition 2 worth of $ 999
Google still does not position Glass as the main product. However, appear to expect an increase in sales of Glass Enterprise Edition 2. The device was removed from the "fairy-tale factory" of the parent company Google Alphabet - X - in the family of Google products, so that the company could "meet the needs of the growing market of portable devices in the workplace."
Glass basic design has not changed much. This is still a relatively simple display before the eyes, and not mixed reality headset in the spirit of Microsoft HoloLens. But he got expedited processing through the chip Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1, specially designed for augmented and virtual reality. Google says that thanks to the power XR1 new headset Glass may include "computer vision and advanced machine learning". Google has released a consumer-oriented tool for Computer Vision - Lens - which offers such functions as translating signs and recommendations of restaurants.
Glass now work on Android with support for Android Enterprise Mobile Device Management.
Initially, the headset was designed for the mass market, but after the failure of Google decided to make it a tool for surgeons, factory workers and other professionals. The original version of the Explorer Edition cost $ 1500 - the new version will be much more accessible.
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