Project Glass Explorer Edition 'Special Events & Hangouts' Announced for Those Pre-Ordered at Google I/O 2012

Google's Project Glass Explorer announced at the last month's Google I/O -- Google allowing those who attended conference to exclusively pre-order the $1,500 Google Glass Explorer Edition. The company's Project Glass team sent a private email to those who pre-ordered the devices at the I/O, inviting them join to its early tester community. Google says, […]

Google Project Glass Explorer Edition Now Available to Goole I/O attendes

Google's Project Glass Explorer announced at the last month's Google I/O -- Google allowing those who attended conference to exclusively pre-order the $1,500 Google Glass Explorer Edition.

The company's Project Glass team sent a private email to those who pre-ordered the devices at the I/O, inviting them join to its early tester community. Google says, they will post exclusive content for those with pre-orders on Google+ and also invite them to special events and Google+ Hangouts with the Glass Team -- stating,

"We're going to start sharing private updates with you on Google+. We'll be posting exclusive content (see Sergey's post, above), as well as inviting you to special events and Hangouts where you'll get the chance to meet the team."

Here is the email:

Google Project Glass Explorer Edition Alpha Testing Begins

In one of the first of these private posts on Google+, Google co-founder Sergey Brin notes that he looks forward to " to hearing about your magical moments with Glass." He also shared that he is currently testing "a new mode of Glass which automatically takes a picture every 10 seconds without any distraction or disruption."

The idea behind Glass, Brin reiterated, is to let you "enjoy and share life's moments without being tied down by technology."

Update 03/27: Google also announced that it will soon send out invites to its Glass Explorer Program over the next few days.

"we're pleased to announce that the results are in. Over the next few days we'll be sending out invitations to our Explorer Program through Google+ and Twitter," Google announced.

Google has received great applications from businesses, says the company, adding, "At the moment, our Explorer Program is only for individuals. However, we are working on connecting with businesses in other ways," Google said.