Google Glass largely went off sale to consumers in 2015, and Google has since been specializing in how the headset might be helpful for companies and builders. However even these efforts have come to an finish. The corporate is now not promoting Google Glass Enterprise Version 2, Google spokesperson Patrick Seybold informed The Verge. A help document spotted by 9to5Google says the corporate will finish assist for the AR headset on September fifteenth.
In response to the corporate, the units ought to nonetheless work after that date, but it surely’s not planning on releasing any software program updates. The assist cutoff additionally extends to the built-in Meet app and restore service. “The app might cease working at any time after September 15, 2023,” warns Google’s assist web page, earlier than saying that “Google will proceed to interchange units below the prevailing course of” till that date.
It’s powerful to say whether or not Glass particularly has a future — at the moment, google.com/glass simply has a message saying “thanks for over a decade of innovation and partnership,” and asserting the discontinuation. However final 12 months Google appeared eager on it, asserting that it will be testing augmented reality glasses with cameras in public and displaying a (slightly unrealistic) demo of two individuals utilizing AR to speak in several languages throughout its I/O keynote.
Seybold informed The Verge that the corporate remains to be “deeply dedicated to AR” and that it’s “been constructing AR into many Google merchandise and we’ll proceed to take a look at methods to carry new, progressive AR experiences throughout our product portfolio.” It’s all the time doable that the corporate’s planning another face-mounted expertise, however for now, Glass is getting one other entry in the Google graveyard.