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Is Google speaking our language? Tech giant eyes computer glasses again

The company also teases a tablet to be launched in 2023 and a smartwatch that will go on sale late this year

Paresh Dave and Yuvraj Malik

The science-fiction is harder to see in Google’s second try at glasses with a built-in computer.

A decade after the debut of Google Glass, a nubby, sci-fi-looking pair of specs that filmed what wearers saw but raised concerns about privacy and received low marks for design, the Alphabet unit on Wednesday previewed a yet-unnamed pair of standard-looking glasses that display translations of conversations in real time and showed no hint of a camera.

The new augmented-reality pair of glasses was just one of several longer-term products Google unveiled at its annual Google I/O developer conference aimed at bridging the real world and the company’s digital universe of search, Maps and other services using the latest advances in artificial intelligence...

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