Strategic Partnership Between Luxottica and Google

Luxottica Group S.p.A. a leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and sales of premium, luxury and sports eyewear, and the American company, Google Inc., announced their partnership in order to join forces for designing, developing and distributing an innovative and iconic wearable devices.

The companies will match up high-tech developers with fashion designers and eyewear professionals, who will design, development, tooling and engineering of Glass products that straddle the line between high-fashion, lifestyle and innovative technology.

Also the Italian eyewear company has appointed that two of its major brands, Ray-Ban and Oakley, also will be involved in the project.

“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Google, and are proud to be once again setting the pace in the eyewear industry, as we have been, with more than 50 years of excellence.” Expressed Andrea Guerra, Chief Executive Officer of Luxottica Group.