Google has patented the design on its “Project Glass” high-tech spectacles. Now, no one else can copy the snazzy look of the official Google glasses that will guide you around town.

Engadget spotted the patent filings earlier today. As documented in the promotional video below, the augmented reality eyewear can tell you stuff, like the temperature outside; it can call your friends; and it can find you books on precious stuff like ukuleles.

As of press time, however, it still cannot make you a sandwich.

Check out the patent documents and stay tuned for when this eyewear equivalent of the Segway hits the market, date and price still TBD.

Molly Brown is a writer and editor who comes from an arts and culture background, including stints at Billboard Magazine and Kirkus Reviews. An avid blogger on all-things culture, she covers a wide range of fun, geeky topics on GeekWire's Geek Life beat.
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  • http://www.nickwhite.me/ Nick White

    MSFT should poach Google’s marketing department.

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