Is Microsoft glass coming?

Google has had a couple of smaller competitors step into the tech eyewear segment, but they haven’t had anyone big until Microsoft.

Microsoft Corp. is testing prototypes for Web-connected eyewear similar to Google Glass, people familiar with the matter said, potentially pushing the company into the much hyped but unproven market for Internet-enabled technology gear worn on the body.

A person familiar with Microsoft’s project said the company has asked several component makers in Asia to supply cameras and other key components for eyewear prototypes. The person cautioned the device may never reach mass production.

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