Internet giant, Google has entered into a partnership with Foxconn Technology Group to start manufacturing digital eyeglasses in the US.
The new digital eyeglasses will be designed by Google and will feature software and cameras, according to some sources closer to the matter. The Foxconn Technology Group is Taiwan is likely to produce the glasses at its plant in California in US. It is believed that Google working to develop the glasses under the `Project Glass' that is backed by company co-founder Sergey Brin.
Brin is reportedly describing the device as a new avenue in the future of the mobile computing. Some reports suggest that Google has tested the glasses with fashion designers, skydivers, acrobats and pilots to demonstrate its software, according to a post of the company's website. Some suggest that Foxconn's flagship, Hon Hai Precision Industry will produce the device for Google. Google might be planning to test interactive glasses in the next few days after conducting an online competition by inviting some users.
Google has not confirmed reports about the plans to produce the sunglasses for the customers. Louis Woo, a spokesman for Foxconn did not comment on the matter.
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