The last thing we heard about the new Google Glass was that Google were testing out components for the device from a company called Crystal Optech.
According to a new report the next version of Google Glass will use OLED micro displays, the current version of Google Glass uses LCoS micro displays.
Himax are the supplier of the LCoS micro displays for the existing Google Glass, Google owns a stake in the company, which it bought back in 2013.
The new Google Glass is said to use OLED micro displays from a company called MicroOLED, that produces small OLED displays with a high resolution.
Google recently opened up their Google Glass Explorer program and made the device available to everyone, the current version of Google Glass retails for $1500.
The Google Glass Explorer version is intended for developers, and there are no details as yet on when Google will release a consumer version of the device, who knows the new Google Glass that the company is developing could be intended for consumers.
A Google Glass teardown earlier this month revealed that the device costs around $152 to make, this includes components and estimated manufacturing costs, in order for a consumer version of Google Glass to launch, the company will have to bring the price down significantly from its current $1500 price tag.
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