More Google Glass glasses might be coming soon to the US, after the US Department of Defense said it was investigating Google’s wearable computer.
The DOD’s Defense Science Board (DSB) issued a report on Friday saying it was looking into whether the Google Glass could be a potential weapon against improvised explosive devices.
The agency said the Google wearable computer could help in the detection of improvised explosive device (IED) attacks, and that it could help “combat the proliferation of IEDs in the United States.”
It also said Google Glass “could help reduce the impact of IODs and their associated costs.”
The report, which was first reported by TechCrunch, did not specify what sort of devices it was referring to.
However, earlier reports suggested that Google Glass may have been designed to detect roadside bombs and roadside bombs in the US.
However, the Pentagon did not name the country or other countries it was studying.
It was not clear if the Pentagon was seeking to develop a weapon against IED threats or to prevent IED attacks.
The report comes a day after Google announced that its Glasses would be coming to US military forces in a number of ways, including as “smart eyewear.”
The US Defense Department is also investigating the safety and efficacy of Google Glass, which is expected to be sold in the next few months.