Google has shipped out the first batch of Google Glass devices to 4,000 competition winners who will try them out and offer feedback.
The "wearable computing" will initially not include advertising. The company has released guides in order for developers to write software for the product.
Voice-controlled Google Glass boasts an embedded screen providing resolution which is "the equivalent of a 25in HD screen from eight feet away".
The device can show information from the internet in the screen via a wireless connection to a smartphone, as well as take pictures and video using a front-facing camera.
Google says the videos will enjoy 720p HD resolution and the camera has a five-megapixel resolution.
The devices, which are set to go on general sale later this year, will cost around £980 each.
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