You read that right, Google Glass is far from dead, as the company has just unveiled a new “Enterprise Edition 2″ headset. Priced at $999, it features Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR1 chip, designed specially for augmented and virtual reality, which enables it to incorporate “computer vision and advanced machine learning capabilities,” said Google. This Glass model now runs on Android, with support for Android Enterprise Mobile Device Management. Read more for a video and additional information.
“Google boasts that businesses have reported “faster production times, improved quality, and reduced costs” by using Glass for hands-free computing or troubleshooting. The original ‘Explorer Edition’ cost $1,500, so while the Enterprise Edition 2’s $999 cost isn’t cheap, it’s still significantly more accessible,” reports The Verge.