Thursday, September 4, 2014

Luxottica Founder: Google Glass Would Embarrass Him

“The chairman of Google’s most important partner for Google Glass says it would “embarrass” him to wear the Web-connected eyewear, which now appears unlikely to be in consumers’ hands before next year,” goes the blog post in the Wall Street Journal’s Digits. “Leonardo Del Vecchio, founder and controlling shareholder of Luxottica, the largest eyewear maker in the world, criticized Google Glass in comments to the Financial Times [British sister publication of the WSJ] Tuesday. Luxottica is a key partner for Glass, since it plans to release versions of the smart eyewear attached to its iconic brands like Ray-ban and Oakley.”
“I have not used Google Glass,” Mr. Del Vecchio told the FT  in an interview. “It would embarrass me going around with that on my face. It would be OK in the disco, but I no longer go to the disco.”
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