Google is working on a new augmented reality device

Google was early to the augmented reality industry, but hasn’t had much of a presence there in recent years. The heads-up display Google Glass was released in 2013 as a prototype, but never became a widespread consumer product — instead, it’s now sold to exclusively to businesses for workplace use. Now it seems Google is working on a new AR product.
Mark Lucovsky previously worked at Oculus (owned by Meta, formerly Facebook) for over four years as a General Manager for Operating Systems, and he revealed on LinkedIn (via Ars Technica) that his new role is leading Google’s Operating System team for AR. He also posted a comment explaining the group’s goal:
100% correct that the OS is just one piece of the puzzle. My broader group is ultimately responsible for delivering compelling end-user value and a lot of that is a function of the experiences that are delivered on top of the OS.

There are also 14 job openings at Google right now for an ‘Augmented Reality OS’ (via 9to5Google) includ…

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