Can these smart glasses do what Google couldn’t?

  • Published on Feb 14, 2019
  • Focals smart glasses by North use some of the tech previously seen in Intel’s Vaunt glasses. They project a laser onto your eye and show notifications, map directions, and text messages. Unlike Google Glass though, the Focals do not have any cameras. We reviewed the new smart glasses and found that while the technology might be the best yet, it’s far from perfect.
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  • The Verge
    The Verge  4 months ago +860

    Would you use these smart glasses or a smartwatch?

    • yanglue611
      yanglue611 2 days ago

      I take the Holo Lens 2

    • goth14wx
      goth14wx 15 days ago

      This is the future for the AR too , I would love that something like this come out.

    • Dickey Channel
      Dickey Channel 17 days ago

      Both, so i could cheat on my test perfectly

  • Mace
    Mace 22 hours ago

    These should have paired with Google Assistant and work with smartwatches to control

  • josh hill
    josh hill Day ago

    Yeah but then I watch cost like $500

  • Ali arshad Ali
    Ali arshad Ali 3 days ago

    اگر اس آ پیٹکل میں گھوسٹ چیزوں کو رات اور دن میں با آسانی دیکھ سکے جیسے انسان کے جسم کے عکس سایہ پرچھائیاں وغیرہ شکریہ

  • Gaunter O' Dimm
    Gaunter O' Dimm 6 days ago +1

    try use this glass for exam and now i past the test! Thanks for creating this glass🙂

  • Marco Antonio Faustine

    How can I buy one of these?

  • Jsem Martin
    Jsem Martin 7 days ago

    Im in here jist to Know one thing can i cheat exam

  • Pappu Maxx
    Pappu Maxx 8 days ago

    How to buy in india

  • vasalem
    vasalem 9 days ago

    until there is not a brain interface that can be used as efficiently as a phone or better, this tech won't take hold.

  • Jayden Slaughter
    Jayden Slaughter 11 days ago

    Dam we in the future already 🎆😉😉😂

  • Hà Phạm
    Hà Phạm 12 days ago

    Can it watch you tube

  • Deep Maan
    Deep Maan 13 days ago


  • Michelle w.
    Michelle w. 14 days ago +1

    OMG she sounds like Britney 🧐

  • Swaran Bains
    Swaran Bains 15 days ago

    i wish the google glass worked out- it was far past its time 5 years ago

  • Roger didit
    Roger didit 16 days ago

    Dating app notifications? Ooh La La...

  • justMan justMan
    justMan justMan 16 days ago


  • Albert Balaga
    Albert Balaga 16 days ago

    Can I cheat on an exam please? Am soon having one.

  • Peter Xiao
    Peter Xiao 17 days ago

    3:47, that man’s creepy expression is exactly why you shouldnt buy it.

  • Mr Postboxface
    Mr Postboxface 17 days ago

    Almond milk and cat food. Says it all.

  • solo V squad
    solo V squad 17 days ago

    At starting you looked like kingsman golden circle psychopath

  • Rob Turner
    Rob Turner 19 days ago

    1st world problems..

  • EvenStar LoveAnanda
    EvenStar LoveAnanda 21 day ago

    They are turning you into Borgs...... Resistance is Futile.....
    Next is a chip in your brain.
    You think you will control it, but NO, it WILL control you.

  • Amir Seven
    Amir Seven 23 days ago

    I wish this lady could do all the reviews. Great review!

  • Dirt Worth
    Dirt Worth 23 days ago

    This is a negative comment.

  • Kazuki Kagoshima
    Kazuki Kagoshima 25 days ago

    People say they are scared about artificial intelligence taking over while proceeding to upgrade it😂😂😂

  • Ben Ismu
    Ben Ismu 27 days ago

    That be cool if you can watch videos...

  • Hikaru
    Hikaru 27 days ago

    Exam is coming

  • mary nortcliff
    mary nortcliff 28 days ago

    so you have to fly to new york and only 4 apps and takes 10 weeks to get them

  • Gougoulina 20
    Gougoulina 20 28 days ago

    His is at a baby stage

  • bill Niko
    bill Niko 29 days ago

    I can put this glass on my gun.

  • ahmedrugo20 Ahmed
    ahmedrugo20 Ahmed 29 days ago

    Is this glass has photo too ?

    DEVON BLAKE Month ago

    Oh, I wish this did everything now that it will someday in the future

  • Ritchie Nava
    Ritchie Nava Month ago


  • king fisher
    king fisher Month ago

    The first pup up in my mind is cheating exam in school using this 😅

  • Casius CBU
    Casius CBU Month ago

    we are of species made tech friendly, was meant to and with safety in mind.

  • Abhishek Bhaidkar
    Abhishek Bhaidkar Month ago

    Dating app notifications lmao

  • Soukat Sarkar
    Soukat Sarkar Month ago +3

    This glass was invent by Tony stark first

  • ifdal amir
    ifdal amir Month ago

    How to buy.. can someone assist me..tavm

  • A10mpt
    A10mpt Month ago

    Where can you order or find them?

  • ツ·MichiIsNice·
    ツ·MichiIsNice· Month ago

    How much is it?

  • Ausland TV
    Ausland TV Month ago

    Bad video

  • Lava Bro's
    Lava Bro's Month ago

    so i can lead taraweeh wearing this

  • Blazing Snake
    Blazing Snake Month ago

    It's lame but it's a a second step to what it can truly be. Let the people criticize because with out that ,we will be stuck in the 70s.

  • pavy415
    pavy415 Month ago

    600 dollars to develop brain cancer one one side of the brain? No thanks I pass.

  • Dedric444
    Dedric444 Month ago +1

    Second statement in description:
    "They project a laser onto your eye-"

  • Faustin Gashakamba
    Faustin Gashakamba Month ago

    I would like the glass listen to conversations i'm having with my friends and suggest puns and jokes in real time. That'd make me less boring!

  • JD Ros
    JD Ros Month ago

    I thought I could just buy it through Amazon or something... But it needs to be fitted, too bad.

  • karya diamond
    karya diamond Month ago

    I could watch youtube whilst in class

  • UltiStop
    UltiStop Month ago

    The only reason I want these is so I don't have to learn for school

  • Kazuki mave
    Kazuki mave Month ago

    but can I watch some videos using that tho?😜

  • Ricardo Milos
    Ricardo Milos Month ago

    This is a lie

  • the guy from the thing

    Why were there negative comments on this video

  • _coyote_
    _coyote_ Month ago

    Only if it had more than 4 apps

  • Lol YouWontFindMe
    Lol YouWontFindMe Month ago

    So when and where can I buy these ? 👀

  • Blue Arsemr
    Blue Arsemr Month ago

    i love your humor haha

  • Emil Mathew
    Emil Mathew Month ago

    We develop tech so do not need to use our hands
    If this goes on we would evolve into just a pile of meat with no arms or legs. Good god save us.

    • Emil Mathew
      Emil Mathew Month ago

      @TickTock Bam no it works it's called evolution.
      But nobody told about the direction could be up or down

    • TickTock Bam
      TickTock Bam Month ago

      That's not how it works bro lmao.

  • SCAN bro's
    SCAN bro's Month ago

    The technology no one needs

  • Bluebear Creative
    Bluebear Creative 2 months ago

    Thank you.

  • dyolf10
    dyolf10 2 months ago

    i like the way her lips twist when she speaks , give the focals a couple of more years to improve

  • cowboygareth
    cowboygareth 2 months ago +1

    joke company with joke products.

  • Paul Watkins
    Paul Watkins 2 months ago

    Could it display the content of a presentation I'm giving, so I don't have to look at my notes?

  • RazzBazz
    RazzBazz 2 months ago

    0:16 "and they were roommates"

    PRANAV SINGHAL 2 months ago

    Some people would try to cheat with this in exams..
    But not us
    Not us

  • Pankaj Rai
    Pankaj Rai 2 months ago

    3:45 she don't know how to use watch or she don't have one.

  • Luna
    Luna 2 months ago +1

    This Channel Smh

  • Brick Collision Animation

    Who just watched Smosh

  • Maggie Lau
    Maggie Lau 2 months ago

    This is a good tech, l would like to try , love it

  • tyson koster
    tyson koster 2 months ago

    it should mirror entire phone and the ring should work as a mice

  • IorvethTheXolo
    IorvethTheXolo 2 months ago

    Once the price is reasonable and they give me a sunglasses option, I'm in, no doubt.

  • Clevelandshowfan420
    Clevelandshowfan420 2 months ago

    Very niche market, I would expect very low sales.

  • Eric Garcia
    Eric Garcia 2 months ago

    Lies lies lies they only have navigation Uber and you can’t text you can only see the text and you can only see the weather there lying they can’t look on Instagram or text or anything this is a misleading video

  • Juan Sanchez
    Juan Sanchez 2 months ago

    Gonna wait for v2, btw you should do a review using android to see if its any better.

  • JalanWelo
    JalanWelo 2 months ago

    They can only do those 4 things, what a waste.

  • ItsAnmolHimself
    ItsAnmolHimself 2 months ago +1

    Imagine looking at a notification and smiling constantly while a stranger looks at you thinking you are crazy.

    UTKARSH PATEL 2 months ago +1

    *Face the critics*

  • Simply Chloe
    Simply Chloe 2 months ago +1

    people in the future are just laughing at us.

  • Dogs are Pros
    Dogs are Pros 2 months ago

    I hate this

  • Arun k
    Arun k 2 months ago

    It's work in EXAM

  • True Sures
    True Sures 2 months ago

    I want tiz b4 my exam

  • Boy Banayad
    Boy Banayad 2 months ago


  • Michael Langley
    Michael Langley 2 months ago

    this seems useless to me. let me know when they are able to implement true AR.

  • Ivan A. Medina
    Ivan A. Medina 2 months ago

    Walking on the streets while is not dangerous?

  • Tim Richards
    Tim Richards 2 months ago

    "Dating application She says"

  • Hanan Aljaber
    Hanan Aljaber 2 months ago

    will caption d debunk this

  • Sham Maideen
    Sham Maideen 2 months ago

    The Verge Would you be able to display pre-written text? For example if I have to make a long speech which I have not had much time to memorize. Would I be able to use this spectacles to allow me to scroll through the pages and pages of text for the speech on the lens? It would really help when making presentations as well as I could have prompts on screen instead of on the laptop

  • De Cnijf Kris
    De Cnijf Kris 2 months ago

    Always liked GoogleGlass and also these...

  • Aazam Ben
    Aazam Ben 2 months ago

    4:57 Now I only need Doctor Octopus address and I'm ready to be Spider-man

  • CluelessVache牛
    CluelessVache牛 2 months ago +1

    This is stupid as is the review

  • Meme Renew
    Meme Renew 2 months ago

    You could use this at school to cheat tests

  • Gaster Rodolft
    Gaster Rodolft 2 months ago

    What is that name

  • siosin V
    siosin V 2 months ago +1

    how to cheat in school 2019 edition.

  • ilikefoxy _123
    ilikefoxy _123 2 months ago

    This perfect for student on exam xdd

  • RTB For Deabreath
    RTB For Deabreath 2 months ago

    Can I customize the lens

  • Matt Hui
    Matt Hui 2 months ago

    Is this safe health-wise?

  • Paul Johnssen
    Paul Johnssen 2 months ago

    Can this thing have an automated calculator please?

  • Benjamin Elamparo
    Benjamin Elamparo 2 months ago

    This will get me dizzy

  • Andrew Geddes
    Andrew Geddes 2 months ago

    Anyone know where to find that epic wallpaper -- a link would be appreciated!!

  • Zodinsanga Hauhnar
    Zodinsanga Hauhnar 2 months ago

    What about the radiation that it emits

  • Uneasy Game
    Uneasy Game 2 months ago

    I like the idea, still needs work though, maybe in 5 years itll be better

  • Owen Broek
    Owen Broek 2 months ago

    they should add that sound that flows through your eardrums so no one else can hear it