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Ray-Ban maker to help manufacture Google Glass

Media | 03/25/2014 2:12 pm EDT

Italian eyewear maker Luxottica Group S.p.A. said Tuesday that it has reached a deal with Google Inc. to collaborate on making its Google Glass wearable technology. The company said in a press release that its main brands, Ray-Ban and Oakley, would be included in the partnership, which would combine Luxottica's expertise in eyewear-making with Google’s technological know-how “to design, develop and distribute a new breed of eyewear for Glass.” “We believe that a strategic partnership with a leading player like Google is the ideal platform for developing a new way...