Google Glass is the first, and still the most capable, face-mounted wearable computer. Introduced to great fanfare, in 2013, the project was not, in the end, successful.
- Cade Metz (2019-07-17). "Google Glass May Have an Afterlife as a Device to Teach Autistic Children". The New York Times (San Francisco, California): p. B1. Archived from the original on 2021-09-09. https://web.archive.org/web/20210909224857/https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/17/technology/google-glass-device-treat-autism.html?action=click&module=RelatedLinks&pgtype=Article. Retrieved 2021-09-10. "Catalin Voss started building software for Google Glass in 2013, not long after Google unveiled the computerized eyewear amid much hullabaloo from the national media."
- Mike Isaac (2021-09-09). "Smart Glasses Made Google Look Dumb. Now Facebook Is Giving Them a Try.". The New York Times (San Francisco, California): p. B1. Archived from the original on 2021-09-10. https://web.archive.org/web/20210910035854/https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/09/technology/facebook-wayfarer-stories-smart-glasses.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimes. Retrieved 2021-09-10. "The process was instant, simple, unobtrusive — and it was powered by Facebook, which has teamed up with Ray-Ban. Their new line of eyewear, called Ray-Ban Stories and unveiled on Thursday, can take photos, record video, answer phone calls and play music and podcasts."