Google Glass to come in Rayban, Oakley frames

Google Glasses currently make the most wearers look like they’re a self-entitled techie who is singing in his mind (or hers), “You can’t get one na na na na na.”

Luxottica, the company behind Rayban and Oakley has announced a partnership with Google which will hopefully bring style and class into the Google Glass world. It wasn’t long ago that Google began offering options for prescription glasses or sunglasses, but the partnership with Luxottica aims to positively increase the device’s image.

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This is not the first time Luxottica has ventured into this space. In 2012, Oakley revealed ski goggles which had an in-built HUD (heads-up display), an accompanying iOS app, and a host of killer features. The Airwave, as it’s called, experienced moderate sales, but that can probably be attributed to the fact that it was targeted at a very niche market.

Andrea Guerra, CEO of Luxottica Group, says his company is proud to “set the pace in the eyewear industry once again,” but there were no further details mentioned as to when we can expect to see Rayban/Oakley Google Glasses.

A Google+ post from Google Glass explains further.

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