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Google has snaffled a 6.3 per cent share of chip designer Himax Display to supply components for its wearable Glass computer. The advertising giant's investment will give the Taiwanese biz enough cash to ramp up production of liquid crystal on silicon chips (LCOS), which will be vital in the building of head-mounted displays. …

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  1. John Smith 19 Gold badge
    Boffin

    Funny I thought there was a UK company that did this.

    Some sort of spin off from (IIRC) GEC, so only sold at stupid prices to defense contractors.

    This will a)legitamize the market (it must be good, Google use it) or b)Sink them without trace.

  2. Tom_

    What?

    "Google's Android-powered Glass works by beaming graphics into the wearer's eyeballs"

    I thought it displayed them on a little screen.

    1. Crisp

      It injects adverts directly into your eyeballs

      Just like this liquid gets injected into this egg.

      <<splat>>

    2. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge

      Re: What?

      From where the beams presumably end up in the user's eyeballs

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