Google glass makes a re-entry. This time the focus is on the enterprise segment

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Google glass, a much hyped optical head mount display developed by X in 2013 had an abrupt production call off in 2015. This is when Google announced a come back in 2017. It is now back with the glass for enterprise. This time Google glass is tested across various industries in USA and big companies like DHL, CHI Health, GE, McKinsey have got the chance to use it.

Are you an enterprise looking to get the new Google glass?

Google glass is not open to public stores where you can purchase. They are currently sold via google partners and cost of the glass will vary based on software, customer support and training.

What’s new in the enterprise edition?

Google glass now comes with an advanced camera, better battery life, faster wi-fi and processor. Besides the technical upgrades the glass comes with very handy features. The “OK GLASS” pulls up the right application any time. It’s easy to access the library of training videos, read instructions, review the quality checklist and use it for collaborating with fellow workers.

Benefits for enterprise

Google promises lot of benefits to the enterprise customers. The company work force, daily tasks right from checking their work log to executing the work, the glass proves to be playing an essential role. Few of the customer quotes will give deeper insights on the value add Google glass provided to organizations.
“Glass allows us to pick faster than normal and reduces the amount of errors that can happen. It’s quite easy to learn to use. Every piece of information you need is available on one screen. “
– DHL Associate
“With Upskill, we can support our Brilliant Factory strategy by offering technology that enables workers to be more agile and effective in their jobs, be it in the factory, the warehouse or in the field.”
– Ralph Taylor-Smith, Managing Director, GE Ventures
Google glass faced lot of criticism in the past when it was launched, right from customers to the military there were many concerns put up on the innovation but that did not stop Google from doing what they achieved with such a skill set. Google glass project leads have mentioned that we are no more experimenting with the glass. They are clear about a full blown production of the glass for different enterprise customers.
Google is prepared to take a walk with different organization who are looking the glass, understand their journey, people and come up with solutions to meet their business need.
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