Google Glass—in vogue? How the device is shattering the barrier between fashion and tech

Originally posted on TED Blog:

In its most recent September issue, Vogue offers a futuristic vision of fashion that blurs the line between gadget and accessory. A 12-page spread titled “The Final Frontier” features models wearing Oscar de la Renta and Gucci, gazing out over a space age landscape, taking in the view through the lenses of Google Glass. The subtle details of the shoot’s art direction — a hand resting on the Glass frames, the light reflecting off the lens, a shot as if the camera were wearing Glass — suggest that these glasses are the future.

[ted_talkteaser id=1745]Glass, the wearable computer that Google’s Sergey Brin shared at TED2013, is the first mainstream electronic device to be worn and operated on your face. Following in the footsteps of eyeglasses and wristwatches, Glass just might be the next revolution in wearable technology.

With Glass, Google hopes to achieve ubiquitous computing — a constantly accessible digital…

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