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Google Glass set for a comeback due to AI

Wearers of the original headsets came in for derision from the wider public with many labelled as ‘glassholes’

After the initial headset was phased out in 2015, the company sold enterprise versions for businesses, but those too were discontinued last year

Google Glass — the augmented-reality headset that flopped with consumers a decade ago — is poised for a revival, thanks to artificial intelligence.

Alphabet’s Google has struggled for years to get AR spectacles to work. After the initial headset was phased out in 2015, the company sold enterprise versions for businesses, but those too were discontinued last year.

Wearers of the original headsets came in for derision, due to their refusal to remove them in ...