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Luxottica, Google clinch partnership for Glass eyewear

Published on Mar 25, 2014 7:17 AM
Google co-founder Sergey Brin wearing the Google Glass. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP 

MILAN (REUTERS) - Ray-Ban sunglasses maker Luxottica said on Monday it had sealed a strategic partnership with Google to design and distribute a new kind of eyewear for the US group's Internet-connected Glass eyewear.

In a statement, Luxottica said the two groups would work together to create innovative wearable devices for Google's iconic Glass brand.

No financial terms were provided.

Luxottica said its two major brands, Ray-Ban and Oakley, would be part of the collaboration with Glass but gave no further details.

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