Report: Mystery barge will be Google Glass showroom
By Doug Gross
updated 1:12 PM EDT, Fri November 1, 2013
-- The mystery barge in San Francisco Bay is indeed a Google project
, and houses a fancy, floating showroom for Google Glass and other products, a CNN affiliate is reporting.
According to KPIX-TV in San Francisco
, the barge structure will become one of a small fleet of luxury event spaces, complete with a party deck for invitation-only visitors.
The station cited "multiple sources" including at least one who has been aboard the barge, and said it was dreamed up at Google X, the company's secret facility where engineers have cooked up projects like Google Glass and a self-driving car.
The facility is constructed from interchangeable shipping containers and is designed to be disassembled and transported via barge or train to other locations, a source said.