Snapchat introduces sunglasses with built-in camera




Snap Chat has unveiled a sunglasses which is equipped with a camera having a field of view of 115 degrees. The accessory allows users to record videos of ten seconds to be sent directly to Snapchat. The gadget is called Spectacles.

Snapchat makes the news itself known and has a website set up . The camera is in front of the carrier on the left. Presumably, the fake camera to the right and only placed in order to preserve the symmetry of the sunglasses. A ring of LEDs around the camera around lights when a snap is taken. Especially the sunglasses is that the videos are not rectangular, but round. This should better mimic human vision. Viewers can according to a demo on the website running their phone during play to determine what portion of this circle they want to see exactly himself. There the possibility is not mentioned on the site to also take pictures with Spectacles.

The snaps are sent wirelessly to the phone user. According include The Verge go Spectacles $ 130 cost and the gadget this fall brought in small quantities on the market. It is unclear which markets the camera sunglasses all appear in the fall. The Benelux countries may have to wait longer than the US The company moreover is simultaneously announced that it is renamed Snap, Inc. because it now has more than only provide Snapchat application.



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