Emerging Tech

It's not just Google Glasses that will make us all cyborgs

Google co-founder Sergey Brin demonstrates Google's new Glass, wearable internet glasses.

Google co-founder Sergey Brin demonstrates Google's new Glass, wearable internet glasses. // Paul Sakuma/AP

Google Glass now has a glasses-of-the-future competitor called the Vuzix smart glasses M100, which look about as cyborg-ish as Google's wearable computer invention, giving us pretty much no hope for a non-robotic version of these things, ever. If either of these products catch on, it looks like we're destined to a future with droid parts on our faces, as you can see in Vizux's version and above with Google's Project Glass creation. Even on pretty women that look is straight out of the Stars Wars sequels that haven't been made yet. Maybe one day android fashions will be in and computer face accessories will separate the hip from the square. But it doesn't look like that will happen any time too soon. Google's aren't for sale to the public yet. And Vizux's sales are down, per the most recent earnings report.

Read more at The Atlantic Wire

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