Google has recently introduced a follow up to its Google Glass Enterprise Edition, simply called Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. Like Microsoft HoloLens 2, Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 provides its wearer hands-free access to the information and tools he/she need to complete their work. With it, workers will be able to do things like access checklists, view instructions and send inspection photos or videos – all without taking their hands off whatever they are doing.
However, it is worthy to note that, Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 is probably less immersive as the HoloLens which is pretty much Tony Stark’s tech in real-life. Also, as you may have already noticed, it is way less futuristic aesthetically. In fact, Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 has safety frames by Smith Optics. Thankfully, if you have no use for nerdy-looking safety glasses, this newest Enterprise Edition Google Glass also has a standard version evolved from the original design.
Regardless of which version you choose, you can expect a 640 x 340 resolution Optical Display Module that overlays augmented reality content onto the real world view. There is, of course, smart voice assistant to allow for hands-free operations.
Under the hood, the Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 gets a Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 chip (quadcore, 1.7 GHz, 10 nm process) that boasts a new AI engine, 3 GB LPDDR4 RAM, 32 GB eMMC flash storage, an 8 MP camera, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0 with audio support, 3 beam-forming microphones, a multi-touch gesture touchpad, 6-axis accelerometer/gyroscope, 3-axis Mag, and a 820 mAh battery with fast charge support.
The eyewear is water and dust resistant, and it further features on-head detection sensor, as well as eye-on screen sensor. Out-of-the-box, Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 runs on Android Oreo.
The Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 being an Enterprise model, it is, obviously, not for everyday consumers. However, businesses are welcome to purchase the smart glasses for $999 a pop.