Snapchat brings hardware product, sunglasses with camera
Millions of people use Snapchat and share their pictures and videos with other people.
Snapchat bring this new device in the market to give people easy way to create memories, they name this device “Spectacles”.
Snap Inc. made their statement that “Spectacles are sunglasses with an integrated video camera that makes it easy to create Memories. We’ve created one of the smallest wireless video cameras in the world, capable of taking a day’s worth of Snaps on a single charge, and we integrated it seamlessly into a fun pair of sunglasses – available in 3 different colors! Spectacles connect directly to Snapchat via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi and transfer your Memories directly into the app in our brand new circular video format. Circular video plays full screen on any device, in any orientation, and captures the human perspective with a 115 degree field of view. ”
The Spectacles will be available for sale this year at a cost $130. and can record short videos of 30 second each. Note that first it will be available for limited stock only.
This device reminds us on Google Glass which gained some momentum and fame in earlier phase but couldn’t matured to be a consumer product.