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Creator of Google Glass and camera-equipped contacts moves to Amazon
Creator of Google Glass and camera-equipped contacts moves to Amazon

The man who created Google Glass has left the Mountain View, Calif.,  tech giant for Amazon, a sign that the Seattle online retailer may be eyeing an entrance into the wearable device market. Babak Parviz announced his move this weekend through a post on Google+, saying he was "super excited" to start at Amazon. He was director at Google X, a Google division for futuristic projects like self-driving cars, levitating hover boards, and Glass, a device with a small screen and camera that users wear like a pair of glasses.   Parviz founded and headed the Glass team until May, when he was replaced by Ivy Ross, a veteran of the fashion industry. Parviz also led the...

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