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Submission + - Google Glass signs deal with Ray Ban owner ( 1

sfcrazy writes: Google has signed a deal with The Luxottica Group, the world’s largest eyewear company which owns 80% of the eyewear market. Luxottica owns Ray-Ban, Oakley, Vogue-Eyewear, Persol, Oliver Peoples, Alain Mikli and Arnette. This deal shows how serious Google is about Google Glass contrary to the skepticism raised by high-profiled users like Robert Scoble who spelled doom for the device implying that Google itself is not sure about the future of the device.
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Google Glass signs deal with Ray Ban owner

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  • Ray-Ban sells $0.20 worth of molded plastic for $200.00. How much more expensive is this going to make things? Luxottica doesn't do small margins...

    A side note, Ray-Ban owe their current existence to Tom Cruise and Top Gun (not to mention stupid people). They were super close to bankruptcy, then the film came out...

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