In December last year, we saw the first photos of the Google Glass with prescription frames surface online. Today, Google has made things official by announcing that these prescription Google Glasses (Explorer Edition) will be available on the Google Glass Web Store this week. Also Read - Timex Helix Smart 2.0 with temperature sensor, heart rate sensor launched: Details here
Prescription glasses are a feature that has been widely requested in Google s Explorer program, and Google will be finally offering it in partnership with VSP, which is an US-based Health insurance provider. One will be able to choose from four different titanium-made prescription frames Bold, Curve, Thin and Split priced at $225 or two new shades of sunglasses Active and Edge which are priced at $150 each. Counting the already available colors on the Google Glass and these new add-ons, one will be able to choose from around 40 combinations.
Though Google Glass is still available as a part of the company s Explorer program, Google is said to be planning a public release for late 2014. Until that time you can see a short video of these new prescription frames in the video embedded below, and also read the Google Glass review here.