The future of Google goggles is here

So far only a few hundred developers and tech experts have worn the futuristic glasses, but at last month’s Google I/O annual developers’ conference in San Francisco, everyone wearing the US$1500 ($1600) prototype had a permanent smile on their face.

A short time wearing the glasses explains the fascination: the wearer has access to all the information available on the internet without having to use a smartphone or computer to get it.

So far the glasses can be used to read and