The winners will have to pay $1,500 apiece if they desire a test edition of the product, called "Google Glass." They also will have to travel to New York, Los Angeles or the San Francisco cove area to pick up the device, which isn't predictable to be obtainable on the mass market until late this year or early next year.
The enthusiasm stems from the belief that Google Glass is at the front position of a new wave of technology recognized as "wearable computing." Google, Apple Inc. and numerous other companies also are working on Internet-connected wristwatches, according to available reports that have cited anonymous people recognizable with the projects.
Google Glass is theoretical to perform many of the similar tasks as smart phones, except the glasses react to voice commands instead of fingers touching a display screen. The glasses are prepared with a hidden camera and tiny display screen friendly to a rim beyond the right eye.
The engineers who have been edifice Google Glass tout the technology as a way to keep people connected to their email, online social networks and other essential information without having to regularly gaze down at the small screen on a Smartphone. The hidden camera is intended to make it easy for people to take hands-free photos or video of anything they are doing.