Google Glass to Come in Prescription Frames

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Google is exploring virtual reality for its prescription specs.
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Google Glass is being integrated into prescription frames from the US tech giant, a move that could broaden the appeal of the Internet-connected eyewear.

Google announced Tuesday it was making a version of the eyewear for people who wear prescription glasses, addressing one of the concerns about the new product.

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"If we had a nickel for every time someone has asked about prescription lenses for Glass? well, we'd have a lot of nickels," said a Google Glass blog posting.

"So we want you to be the first to know that the Titanium Collection is here, with a handful of new styles for Glass so you can make it your own. Whether you wear prescription glasses or just want a new look, we?ve got four feather-light titanium frames designed just for you."

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Google Glass is currently being tested by a small number of "explorers" who paid $1,500 each for the eyewear. It is expected to get a wider release sometime this year.

During the testing phase, developers are creating apps for the eyewear, which can range from getting weather reports to sharing videos to playing games.

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