Canadians looking to try on a pair of smart glasses are finally getting their chance, but it’s not Google who is making the dream come true. Instead, the first commercially available pair of smart glasses comes from Vuzix, a video eyewear and smart glasses company based in Rochester, New York.
Vuzix announced today that they’ve completed the necessary production and regulatory testing of the M100 Smart Glasses, and have started to ship out the device to registered developers and those who pre-ordered. The M100 retails for $999.99 USD, nearly $500 cheaper than Google Glass. And though Glass looks better, it is currently only available for residents of the US — Vuzix is shipping the M100 to anyone worldwide. (more…)