Google takes Glass on its first US tour – Durham, North Carolina is their first stop

Google Glass US tour

There’s no question that Google Glass has reached celebrity, pop culture status. Making appearances on everything from talk shows, to magazines, up until now, the only way to try out Glass for yourself was to be selected, and cough up $1,500.

was no way for the general public to see for themselves what it was like to look at the world through Glass.

Well, Google is about to change that. They’ve announced on their Google+ page today that they’re ready to take Glass on its official US tour, where the general public can see for themselves what it’s like to look at the world through Glass. Things kick off first in Durham, North Carolina on October 5th.

The Glass team will be posted at Bay 7, American Tobacco Campus between 10am to 6pm, where they’ll have snacks and drinks. Just make sure you RSVP first before showing up. More US cities are soon to follow, with scheduling to be announced at a later date. Pretty exciting stuff, right?

You can RSVP for the Google Glass event here.

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  • David Nolan

    Great, now where can I go to see the upcoming dates?

    • Gideon Waxfarb

      Or better yet, when is this f-ing thing coming out already?

      • Chris Chavez

        They’re building up hype. They want people foaming at the mouth for this thing. An tech accessory they arguably don’t really need. :P

  • steveb944

    Keep us updated on future locations and date Chris. I am willing to drive to NC for it but I’m sure there’ll be a closer location in the future. Thanks!

  • Aaron Sua

    Wow, first time I’ve ever been living in the city #1 on the list for something. ;-)

    • CodyTaylor

      Haha me too

  • Steve Albright

    Don’t show my wife that thumbnail. O_O ™

    • Anthony Tran

      I remember when that story first ran. Hot girls working for Google. What more could a man want?!

  • CodyTaylor

    Wait a second…. I live in Durham, well 20 minutes from it.

  • Steven Cannan

    I live 10-20 min away from there!! Best son and dad time ever!!!

  • Steven Cannan

    Its funny to see the people that live close to Raleigh :p

  • hemipw54

    SO it’s a Bluetooth Convention?

  • mo gafoor

    this is so awesome….I will be there!!!

  • ajerman

    Glad I visited to see this. RSVP’d!