The Google Glass are probably one of the most ambitious projects of the company in the last few years, but have never had the success or importance in the market that the company hoped, while last year it reached a new version oriented to companies to Spain. Might have a new impetus in the near future, if we rely on the purchase that Google has just make.
The american company has confirmed the purchase of North, a company canadienese specialized in glasses smart and responsible for the Focals, their model is most well known. Have not revealed details about the operation, though some media speak of a purchase for value of $ 180 million.
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Google buys North
The attempts of Google to have presence in the market of eyewear smart have been several, as we can see with the Google Glass, although its results in the market have not been particularly positive. The purchase of North, responsible of glasses intelligent as North, can be an impetus for the development of a new generation of glasses-smart, after the little commercial acclaim of previous.
The Focals are glasses most well-known of Norththat have a performance that in part is similar to the Google Glass, but with a small projector on the pin, which is in charge of projector, the information on the lens, instead of in the eye. In addition, feature a microphone that allows you to communicate with the wizard. Keep a design of glasses normal at all times, which means that one can use in most situations.
The announcement of the purchase has been a surprise to many. Google has not wanted to give too much data, simply mentioning that this purchase aims to give a boost to your efforts of hardware. Does this mean that some of the new Google Glass are on the way? For now, it seems soon to tell, but the purchase of the North is seen as a clear movement in this direction. Might help that the brand lance finally glasses and smart to be successful in the market.
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