Late last month, Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, said Glass' general availability is still about a year away.
Meanwhile, about 8,000 Glass Explorers are expecting to begin testing the technology soon.
Google I/O, the company's annual developer conference, is set to open next week in San Francisco. Developers and members of the press are eager to see what Google executives have to say about the project, as well as to see prototypes of it.
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