Google Glass could include built-in bone conduction headphones

By Shawn Knight
Feb 1, 2013
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  1. Despite the fact that Google recently held a hackaton for Project Glass developers a few days ago in San Francisco and is hosting another event starting today in New York, we still don’t know an awful lot about the search...

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  2. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,890   +1,224

    "If Google Glass does indeed contain the tech in the prototypes we have seen, there is little doubt that they will change that negative image stigma."

    And that goes for the entire 'wearable technology' stigma, not just bone conducting headphones. Google Glass will really have to be cool to counter act how unfashionable it is to wear technology. The only thing that's not dorky are ear-buds and headphones. The Bluetooth headset and cell phone holster look more like accessories to a bad super-hero costume than they look like a fashion statement.

    Google will have quite the challenge to make sure these things don't look like a prop from Back to the Future part II. But what do I know... large-framed glasses and bow-ties are now 'cool' thanks to LaBron and company. Maybe I'm the dork.
  3. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,664   +1,949

    Your head turns into a speaker, brain-liquefying reality :)

    Probably also sends in subliminal idea of "must pray Google" :)
    hammer2085 likes this.

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