Google is teaming up with the noted venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in order to work on a new app platform for Google Glass. The app platform, which has been dubbed the Glass Collective describes itself in the following terms, “The Glass Collective investment syndicate will provide financing and support to entrepreneurs shaping the future through Glass.” the company is providing developed with a first look at the as yet unfinished Google Mirror API, which will allow developers to build services for the Google Glass hardware For now the information on the API is confined to a video that you can see below:
Interested parties can sign up for updates via Google to be the first in the know when the API Is up and running.
Think of this as your chance to help shape the future of wearable tech, in small part. If you have the dream but not the funding to get in done then you are in luck. The company is developing a system for taking proposals in the near future. What kind of proposals do they want to see? Well they describe their interest in being geared towards,
“Weâ€™re eager to see both services and hardware for Glass that define new paradigms for how technology fits into peopleâ€™s lives. In particular, weâ€™re excited about consumer and enterprise innovations that impact areas that millions of people rely upon everyday â€” like messaging, sharing, search, and navigation.”