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Google Glass Explorer Edition XE-C 2.0 Optical Display Device, 2013

This is a Optical Display Device. It was manufactured by Google and Google X and the design director was Isabelle Olsson.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Robert Greenberg as part of Bob Greenberg Selects.

It is dated 2013. Its medium is titanium, plastic, steel, electronic components, led, silicon, liquid crystal, carbon, glass, copper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Robert M. Greenberg.

  • Case And Eyeglasses, 1820–1850
  • sheet silver, silver-plated metal, optical glass (glasses); stained shagreen....
  • Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-6-9-a,b
  • Glasses
  • Gift of Unknown Donor.
  • 1980-32-475

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 2.5 × 13.5 × 21 cm (1 in. × 5 5/16 in. × 8 1/4 in.)

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