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Google co-founder Sergey Brin models Google Glasses

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By John Glenday | Reporter

January 22, 2013 | 1 min read

Celebrated tech-head Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, has modeled a pair of his firms eagerly anticipated Google Glasses project on the New York subway.

According to The Telegraph Brin was spotted by an eagle-eyed fellow passenger on the system, who happened to be an augmented reality enthusiast, who snapped him nonchalantly reclining in a carriage.

Noah Zerkin wasted no time in tweeting the resulting portrait shot of a bemused Brin to the wider world but not before engaging the billionaire in amiable chit-chat.

The hi-tech glasses do a lot more than Specsavers finest, bestowing the wearer with a fighter pilot style heads up display that streams information via a wireless link.

For those keen to get their hands on the kit to put it through its paces themselves Google will begin shipping test versions of its hardware for $1,500 a pop early this year.

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