根據USPTO所公告的專利資料顯示：Google剛獲得一個透過側邊鏡架作為操控面板來操作Google Glass的專利。在Google Glass的兩側鏡架上均有操控面板，一邊為基本功能、另一邊為進階功能的操作，而操控面板的製材可以是塑膠、玻璃、或金屬氧化等原料，透過整合手指觸控接收器，用以操作鏡片上的顯示畫面。
Title : Wearable heads-up display with integrated finger-tracking input sensor
Filing Date : 2011.5.15.
Issue Date : 2012.6.19.
Disclosed are systems, methods, and devices for interfacing with a wearable
heads-up display via a finger-operable input device. The wearable heads-up
display may include a display element for receiving and displaying display
information received from a processor, and may also include a wearable frame
structure supporting the display element and having a projection extending away
from the display element. The projection may be configured to secure the
heads-up display to a user\'s body in a manner such that the display element is
disposed within a field of view of the user. A finger-operable input device
secured to the wearable frame structure is configured to sense at least one of a
position and movement of a finger along a planar direction relative to a surface
of the input device, and to provide corresponding input information to the