These smart glasses feel like they were designed by people who’ve never worn glasses

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Ersun Kartal wearing mockups of Tooz’s next smart glasses

Smart glasses are ever so slowly returning to public view after the embarrassing flop that was Google Glass. And the latest pair of glasses are meant to get ready for a possible boom: that’s because they aren’t really one pair of glasses, but a hardware platform ready to be customized with any number of sensors and input methods, then marketed for sports use, for industrial applications, or even for daily wear.

The glasses come from a new company called Tooz, which is a joint venture between Zeiss and Deutsche Telekom, the parent company of T-Mobile. Though Deutsche Telekom is involved and ready to shout “5G!” at a moment’s notice (the glasses can support 5G connections, which don’t really exist), the project seems to have been born…

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