Report: Google Glass to be available to public

Report: Google Glass to be available to public

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An attendee tries Google Glass during the Google I/O developer conference on May 17, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Eight members of the Congressional Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus sent a letter to Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page seeking answers to privacy questions and concerns surrounding Google's photo and video-equipped glasses called 'Google Glass'. The panel wants to know if the high tech eyeware could infringe on the privacy of Americans. Google has been asked to respond to a series of questions by June 14.

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by BRANDON CARTE

USA TODAY

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 2:44 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 10 at 2:44 PM

Google will make Glass available to anyone who wants to purchase a pair as soon as next week, reports The Verge.

According to documents obtained by The Verge, Google will sell the wearable computing device to anyone willing to pay $1,500.

Buyers will also get a sunglasses shade or one of Google's newly-introduced prescription glasses frames with their purchase.

The sale is reported to be only one day long and only U.S. residents will be eligible to make purchases.

The rumored sale is just an expansion of Google's Glass Explorer program, which began back in 2012.

"The Glass Explorer program includes people from all walks of life, including doctors, firefighters and parents," read a previous statement from Google. "Anyone can sign up to become a Glass Explorer. The only requirements we have is that he or she is a U.S. resident and over the age of 18."

The report comes just two days after Google rolled out its new Glass at Work program.

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