Glass Shipping to Explorers within the Month and Glass Collective Funding Venture Announced

Last year folks at Google I/O got the chance to sign up for the developer version of Project Glass and since then they have been anxiously awaiting a ship date. Today according to TechCrunch and others that day may soon be here. Google hasn’t given an exact ship date but said they it is within the month which lines up with Google I/O 2013. Most folks expect Glass to be more of a player this year at I/O than just a flashy skydive stunt so having the units available for developers makes sense. For the 8,000 explorers who were selected as part of #ifihadglass no dates have been hinted at for the LA, San Fran or NYC pickups.

Also announced today by Google was a new funding venture that will help developers called Glass Collective. This will be a  partnership of Google Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers to help fund developers work on exciting products for Project Glass. So if you got a good idea for Glass and not the startup capital to get it done the Collective wants to hear from you.