According to the recent rumors, Google is releasing new Google Glass Enterprise Edition, which aims to provide support to companies. The new gadget will feature many tech options that will render company-related activities a lot easier, tech savvies have specified.
The wearable gadgets that Google launched last year turned out to be a general fiasco, after very few customers have actually shown interest in the product. Nevertheless, the search giant is willing to try its luck with a new Google Glass edition.
Based on the few pieces of information that tech analysts have managed to collect, the new Google Glass project will be a 2.0 edition. It will be mainly designed to offer support to enterprises; hence, the name Google Glass Enterprise Edition.
The search firm has kept silent about their new project; yet, the recent patent that Google has purchased has cast more light on the project. Judging from the description on the patent, the Enterprise Edition will be slimmer and lighter than the one last year.
The internal scheme of the Google Glass 2.0 could be developed by Intel, even though these rumors have not yet been confirmed.
The idea of a new pair of Google Glasses that could be used exclusively by managers and CEOs has been well-received by market analysts. The majority of them have labeled Google’s new initiative as an attempt to compete against other tech giants releasing similar wearables.
It’s the case of Microsoft, who is now preparing the HoloLens technology – a powerful Glass that will also be included in NASA’s space missions. Sony Corp. has also paid visible interest in the matter and is now working to release similar lenses for its customers.
In spite of the increasing competition that Google is getting from other tech firms, market analysts think there is still hope for Google’s Glass project. Theo Priestly from Forbes, believes Google could draw the interest of many enterprises, particularly if they choose to channel their product on a single type of user: companies.
Priestly believes Google Glass 2.0 will bring managers the freedom and the velocity they need to effectively supervise their employees. The Wi-Fi connectivity enables users to get access to all the data and videos they need without being forced to carry a tablet or a smartphone with them.
The official release date has not yet been disclosed. What analysts know for certain is that the new Google device is being tested by developers to ensure the best quality of services. This means the prototype has already been designed, so enterprises could soon benefit of the new wearable.
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