According to an insider, Google Inc. plans to make Google Glass with Foxconn Technology inside of the U.S.
Google Glass, one of the newest Android-powered projects by Google, is scheduled to be made by the Taiwanese company at its California factory, said the insider who has asked to remain anonymous due to the fact that these plans are not public as of yet.
Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, has been touting Glass as the future of mobile computing. Brin also dubbed smartphones as “emasculating.”
As reported earlier today, Foxconn will be making the device. Both Jay Nancarrow, spokesperson for Google, and Louis Woo, spokesperson for Foxconn have refuse to comment at this time.
Based out of Taipei, Foxconn is the World’s largest contract manufacturer of electronics. They are also the primary supplier of Apple iPhones, iPads, and iPods. Its factories in China and Brazil make up to 400,00 iPhones a day.
Founded back in 1998 by Brin and Larry Page, Google has ascended the ranks to the world’s largest Internet-search company with an annual revenue last year of $50 billion. Google entered the hardware business in 2008 with the release of the G1 handset with the Taiwanese company HTC Corp in attempts to promote the Android mobile operating system.
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