Google Glass competitors: 6 alternatives

Bring on the Google Glass competitors. Companies scramble to be the first to market.
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Sure there are plenty of non-Google Glass believers who take pleasure in deriding those who dare to wear Google's Internet-connected glasses. But don't tell that to following six companies that see a future where smart eyewear is as ubiquitous as smartphones.


What follows are top contenders to Google Glass. Some go on sale this summer, while others - I'd bet - won't make it out of the labs. 


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Tom Spring writes ITworld's Planet Google blog.

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