Google promised last week that Google Glass Explorer Edition prototypes would be in developers' hands within a month. That month-long wait has now turned into just a few days.
The Web giant sent out an e-mail today to everyone on the Glass Explorers list to say that a few of the $1,500 wearable devices had already come off the production line. Anandtech's Brian Klug posted an image of this e-mail on Twitter (see below).
Instead of waiting for all of the devices to be ready at the same time, Google is shipping them to developers in batches. "We're producing enough for everyone, but only a portion of them are ready today. Therefore, we'll be notifying you in waves," Google wrote.
Google Glass is the company's augmented reality wearable project. The device comes in the form of eyeglasses that can record videos, take photos, chat, get directions, look up facts on the Web, and more. Google Glass is expected to arrive on the market for the general public later this year.
Via The Next Web.