Google Buys Smart Glass Company in June, Company Kills Flagship Product in July
Canadian company North has announced that on July 31, its flagship product, the Focals 1.0 smart glasses, would just go offline, with its official mobile app to also be removed from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.
North, which was according to CTV was founded in Thalmic Labs in 2012 and already planned to launch the second generation of its flagship product, has already abandoned the new version of the smart glasses.
In a statement on the company’s website, North explains that beginning July 31, customers would no longer be able to use their Focals to access online accounts.
“Focals smart glasses and its services are being discontinued and will no longer be available after July 31st, 2020. You won’t be able to connect your glasses through the app or use any features, abilities, or experiments from your glasses,” it says.
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