According to the Financial Times (subscription required), Google will up production “substantially”. That is despite the company not planning on selling Google Glass to the general public until next year.
All existing Google Glass owners are part of the company’s Explorers programme. 10,000 of the gadgets were sold to developers, celebrities and contest winners.
Google’s goal of the slow roll out is to get both users and the general public used to the device and the privacy concerns that have been raised.
According to the company it has been making changes to the hardware based on user feedback. Google has said that it will be updating the hardware at the end of this year. Existing owners will be able to trade in their current Glass headsets for the updated model.
The updated hardware is said to be compatible with future lines of shades and prescription frames, Google said in a blog post.
The post also revealed that Google will soon allow three of their friends to purchase the device as well.