Google Taps Former Motorola Chief For New Hardware Division

Google is fusing its hardware products into a new division, tapping former Motorola president Rick Osterloh to oversee the business unit.

The new unit will house many of Google’s upcoming, as well as existing, hardware projects such as the Nexus smartphone, Chromecast video streaming stick, Chromebook laptops, tablets, and OnHub Wi-Fi routers among others.

Google said that Osterloh will now oversee Project Aura, the group in-charge of reinventing the Google Glass. Google launched its $1,500 smart eyewear developer kit in 2012 but never released a consumer version because of privacy, as well as safety, concerns.

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