Fortune 500 firm interested in acquiring CrowdOptic to build apps for Glass ‘Enterprise Edition’

Me, writing for 9to5Google (as usual):

CrowdOptic is one of the most well-established of the 10 current Glass for Work parters, and now the company is in acquisition talks. According to people familiar with the matter, the company has been in advanced discussions with a Fortune 500 firm that intends to build software applications for the upcoming iteration of enterprise-focused Google Glass hardware

Any Fortune 500 company making apps for Glass using CrowdOptic’s well-received technology is notable for the platform. Glass isn’t dead.


Google Glass is now available to everyone (Updated: nope)

Google Glass is currently available to anyone in the US that is willing to lay down $1,500 for the device. With no official word from Google, it’s unclear whether or not this is a bug in the Glass checkout system, or else a real decision. Regardless, some are having success in ordering the device.

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Are you buying Google Glass tomorrow?

Google recently announced (and heavily advertised) that it will be extending its Explorer program to make the hit head-mounted wearable computer available to the masses tomorrow, April 15th. This offer will be open for one day only, but who should really take advantage of this offer? Will you? Continue reading “Are you buying Google Glass tomorrow?”