Google Glass: How will users who wear spectacles use Google Glass?

A question that I asked myself,  Google Glass: How will users who wear spectacles use Google Glass?

Answer:

Users who wear spectacles will need to purchase custom designer frames that mount the corrective optics to the glass hardware. Example:

Google has publicly stated that the factory-standard aluminum band is easily detachable from the core electronics. This implies that the core electronics can be attached to any number of third-party OEM frames. It is highly likely that upon public launch, several designer eye-wear brands will release “Glass-compatible” frames.

A similar approach is implemented by Recon Instruments for their I/O Recon heads-up-display for skiers and snowboarders.

UPDATES:
Isabelle Olssen, chief industrial designer on the project, is quoted as saying:

We ideally want Project Glass to work for everyone, and we’re  experimenting with designs that are meant to be extendable to different  types of frames. Many of our team members wear glasses, too, so it’s  definitely something we’re thinking about.

 

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