Google has this week followed on the recent availability of their Google Glass App-Development Kit to all developers, by now allowing developers to buy Google Glass Explorer editions. Google has today started sending out invitations to developers via email with codes allowing them to purchase Google glass hardware, which is shown in the image below.
To re-cap the Google Glass eyewear is fitted with a high resolution display which gives you the equivalent display of a 25 inch HD display from eight feet away and is positioned just in front of your right eye.
Google Glass is also equipped with a 5 megapixel camera that can record HD video in 720P, together with 12GB of internal storage for apps, files and media that is synced with Google’s Cloud Storage, as well as connectivity provided by with Bluetooth and WiFi.
Last week Google’s Timothy Jordan gave developers a sneak peek of the brand new Glass Developer Kit, which can be seen in action in the video below and follows on from announcement by Google for their Glass Mirror API.
The latest Google Glass Developer Kit enables developers to make a variety of applications using the new features and includes a new user facing feature called “live cards” which provides users with an immersive experience whilst wearing Google Glass devices.