It could be a few years before the rest of us get the chance to take our own pair of Google Glass skydiving. Google co-founder Sergey Brin told Bloomberg that the “Explorer Edition” of Project Glass will be delivered to developers next year and made available to the general public a year after that — that means 2014. “These Explorer Editions I’d like to get out early next year,” Brin told Bloomberg. “Within a year after that I want to have broad consumer offering.” If Google really moves and hits the early side of that timeline, perhaps we can look forward to downhill skiers and bobsledders sporting Google Glass at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Could a pair of specs that tells an athlete exactly when to enter the next turn be considered a performance-enhancing device? Read the full story at CNET.
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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.