Google Meet video conferencing brings full support to Google Glass, the company’s often-forgotten added reality headset. Yesterday, Google announced open “Meet on Glass” beta for Glass Enterprise Edition 2. Here’s how Google users can sign up to test the service closed beta announced last year.
Like Edge Sean Hollister Meet on Glass, held last year, works differently than regular online video conferencing. When a Google Glass user connects, other participants get a first-person view of the headset. Google is setting it up as a collaborative remote troubleshooting tool for enterprise-centric Glass Enterprise Edition, replacing fewer hands-free options like capturing video on your phone.
Glass failed as a consumer product, however it found a new life $ 999 as business headphones that serve a similar niche as Microsoft HoloLens and (since last year) Magic Leap headphones. Microsoft markets a paid HoloLens remote tool which works in the same way as Meet with Glass.