Source: The Next Web, Mar 2013
Glass is the next step along this transition. It is the fad after this fad. Google is skating to where the puck is going to be, not where it is now. Unfortunately, being on the cutting edge like this means that the product is subject to a lot of scrutiny. The media seems to want products like this it to fail.
Glass is the first step past the smartphone era, into a time where it’s entirely possible that peripherals such as Glass are going to be used more and more to allow interaction with the computer in consumers’ pockets in different ways.