Scott Torborg and Star Simpson
EDN (July 12, 2013)
Google Glass is not only difficult to come by but requires tremendous skill to teardown. Scott Torborg and Star Simpson, in cooperation with SparkFun, took a look inside the sought-after device. They then graciously agreed to share the teardown as a way to give back to the engineering community. What follows is their look inside Google Glass.
What is this Glass thing anyways?
Google's latest and hottest gadget needs little introduction. Since its public unveiling in April 2012, the tiny head-mounted Android computer has been collecting controversy and sociological analysis. It is currently available in limited beta to eminent members of the tech community and to a selection of "Glass Explorers." As members of the latter program, we are delighted to be able to explore Glass.
Growing up on a rich diet of dystopian tech fiction, we were filled with both intrigue and concern about Glass and decided to take our model apart to bring you a detailed view into the electronics guts of the device.
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