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Silicon Valley Eyes Reboot of Google Glass-Style Headsets

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Google unveiled its smart glasses in 2012 and shelved them for consumers in 2015.

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Silicon Valley’s search for a consumer device to succeed the smartphone has revived the concept of smart glasses that Google failed to popularize about a decade ago.

This time, however, the products are infused with AI and rely more on voice than visuals.

"We see an incredible potential for smart glasses, especially as you use audio and large language models as an interface,” said Cristiano Amon, chief executive of Qualcomm, whose processors power Meta’s Ray-Bans.

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