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Google Glass confirmed to support prescription lenses later this year

Updated Oct 30th, 2013 3:37PM EDT
Google Glass Prescription

Google (GOOG) confirmed on Tuesday that a prescription version of Google Glass will be released later this year. There had been concerns that the company’s highly anticipated device would be unavailable to consumers who rely on traditional glasses to see, however this won’t be the case. Google revealed that while a prescription version won’t be available when the Explorer Edition of Google Glass launches this summer, the company expects to release a version that will support prescription lenses ahead of the holiday season. Google Glass is expected to launch later this year for under $1,500.

Dan joins the BGR team as the Android Editor, covering all things relating to Google’s premiere operating system. His work has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business and Yahoo News, among other publications. When he isn’t testing the latest devices or apps, he can be found enjoying the sights and sounds of New York City.