The search giant is going forward with its connected-eyewear project, and it has partnered with the maker of Ray-Ban and Oakley for the next version.
The carmaker's Augmented Vision is a new concept projecting information, navigation and safety information onto a set of glasses.
The executive chairman says that reports of Glass' death have been greatly exaggerated and that the tech remains "a big and very fundamental platform for Google."
The SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1 smart glasses are cheaper than Glass, but far less elegant.
The search giant's wearable headset was plagued by numerous problems, including an excess of attention for a product that wasn't ready for a mass-market audience, according to The New York Times.
The search giant is tapping Tony Fadell, who worked at Apple and co-founded the Nest thermostat company, to oversee its connected-eyewear project.
A tiny little projected display and integrated camera make Sony's sport-oriented variation on their Smartglass tech feel very familiar.
Intel doesn't want to repeat the billion-dollar mistakes it made in the mobile market.
It seemed like such a good name at the time, did Icis. And then suddenly it didn't. So a challenger to Google Glass must now find a new name.
You can get the look of Google Glass without dropping $1,500. You won't get any functionality either, though you may manage to make a few enemies.