Saturday, November 15, 2014

Google Glass Future Clouded as Some Early Believers Lose Faith | Re/code

Excerpt from a Google Glass reality check

"While Glass may find some specialized, even lucrative, uses in the workplace, its prospects of becoming a consumer hit in the near future are slim, many developers say.

Of 16 Glass app makers contacted by Reuters, nine said that they had stopped work on their projects or abandoned them, mostly because of the lack of customers or limitations of the device. Three more have switched to developing for business, leaving behind consumer projects.

Plenty of larger developers remain with Glass. The nearly 100 apps on the official web site include Facebook and OpenTable, although one major player recently defected: Twitter."
Google Glass Future Clouded as Some Early Believers Lose Faith | Re/code
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