As it turns out, the near future at least is not going to be sidewalks peppered with folks wearing smart headsets that can access information about the buildings and people around them.
No, Google Glass did not change the world quite the way people thought it might. There were a lot of social issues in adoption, and then there was the problem of the camera – the fact that it wouldn’t be very useful without such a camera. Things just didn’t pan out for Google Glass.
However, plenty of enterprise and government applications exist for smart glasses, and according to a Google watching organization, Google is presently hard at work developing an upgraded [...]