Snapchat makes sunglasses with built-in cameras
Photo: Snap Inc.
Snapchat comes with a pair of sunglasses with two built-in cameras, that round videos of 10 seconds of recording.
The Snapchat Spectacles to take in an angle of 115 degrees, a wider field of view than that of most of the smart phone camera’s. That should for a more natural looking video’s, says Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel at the Wall Street Journal.
The Spectacles have cameras in the top corners of the glasses sit. A press of the button allows for recording of 10 seconds. By filming without a smartphone, users will no longer suffer from a ‘wall’ in front of their face, says Mirror.
The glasses makes according to Spiegel for that people their memories through their own eyes can see. Despite the fact that Mirror the glasses ‘toys’, the concept, according to him liberating. The videos are, according to the CEO around because rectangular videos, an unnecessary remnant of the printing of pictures on paper.
The Spectacles cost $ 130 and are, from this autumn, available in red, green, and black. Charging is done in an enclosed brillendoos. In the first instance, the glasses in the limited edition are available. The videos wirelessly to a paired phone will be sent.
With the presentation of the glasses has Snapchat his company name changed from Snap, Inc. According to the company, this is more appropriate now more than Snapchat only makes. The app retains his title, but his site describes Snap Inc. as camerabedrijf.