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While we already dig what Google Glass has to offer (its ability to display photos, videos and messages on the wearer’s right eye), the techy frames just got a lot cooler as Google announced on Monday its partnership with Ray-Ban and Oakley.
Luxottica — the parent company of the two aforementioned labels — will work with the tech giant to integrate Glass features into the signature styles of Ray-Ban (Brad Pitt, David Beckham and Diane Kruger are fans) and Oakley (Jessica Biel and Zac Efron have worn the label).
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“Luxottica has built an impressive history over the last 50 years designing, manufacturing and distributing some of the most successful and well-known brands in eyewear today,” Astro Teller, the head of Google X, the lab where Glass was first developed, said in a statement. “We are thrilled to be partnering with them as we look to push Glass and the broader industry forward into the emerging smart eyewear market.”
In January, Google announced a new line of hipster-inspired wearable frames with four newly designed options priced at $224 each, which will be available later this year.
The prices and availability of the Ray-Ban and Oakley versions have yet to be announced. Either way, we’re stoked.
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