Feb 21st, 2012

The New York Time is reporting that according to Google insiders, ‘ol Mountain View’s long rumored heads-up display glasses will officially be sold this year. No longer science fiction, these HUD glasses will allow for a wearer to see information in the world around them by integrating augmented reality into what would be normal, everyday glasses. Also revealed is that these Robocop/Terminator glasses will be experimentally priced at around $250-$600 — the cost of your average smartphone — and of course, geared to the more techie crowd.

With an integrated camera, GPS, motion sensor, 3G/4G connectivity and running on some type of Android OS, I’m excited to see what they come up with. Well, as long as they’re fashionable enough, am I right? If you think about it, not having to pull out your phone every few seconds to read a text message or tweet could have its advantages. You could even be in the middle of a face-to-face convo with the Mrs. while checking the latest sports scores. These HUD glasses sound too nerdy for you? Or will you be lining up on launch day?