The rumored “Google glasses” that the industry has been buzzing about are a reality. Google unveiled its internet-enabled glasses earlier this month through photos and a video on its website. The designers working on “Project Glass” are seeking feedback about what users might like to see the glasses do. The glasses are sleek and metallic-looking. They don't have lenses, but they have a small, transparent display screen mounted on one side just about eye level. The wearer of the glasses in the video is making his way through the streets of New York, using Google Maps and other applications to assist him. Using the gadget's built-in video camera, he sends an image of the scene before him to a friend. The glasses could be ready for consumers by the end of the year. Meanwhile, Oakley officials have reportedly indicated that they have been working on a similar project, adding an important compent of style.

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