Google seeking 'Glass Explorers'

Testers will pay about $1,500 for prototype of new eyewear device

Google’s much-hyped foray into futuristic eyewear has entered a new phase.

The Internet behemoth-turned-gadget-creator announced that it intends to distribute a prototype of "Glass," its sci-fi-like glasses product, to a crop of testers that it will select through an application contest.