There was a time when Google Glass was deemed the future — one in which people might walk the streets wearing a glass tab over one eye to display information beamed from their smartphones. But after criticism and safety concerns, the idea was killed as a consumer project.
Instead Alphabet, Google's parent company, secretly began marketing the product to be used by factory workers. Here & Now's Lisa Mullins speaks with Steven Levy (@StevenLevy), editor of Backchannel, about the resurrection of Glass.
This article was originally published on July 20, 2017.
This segment aired on July 20, 2017.