Facebook Inc. has unveiled head turning smart glasses which can take pictures and videos, relay music and take phone calls on the move.
The hi-tech eyewear—a collaboration of Facebook and Ray-Ban, the hi-tech maker of shades, does not appear different from “dumber” sunglasses. But they do conceal an array of smart features: dual 5-megapixel camera sensors; embedded Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi to synchronize with a phone; a battery; enough storage for 500 pictures; and speakers, Bloomberg reports.
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A user can “click” a photo by long pressing a button on the right side of the glasses. Videos can be recorded by a single short press.
On the right side of the glasses, there is a touch area for tapping music, a voice assistant and for taking calls. Volume can be adjusted using a left or right swipe feature. Simple taps can play, pause or skip music, and to answer and end phone calls.
The smart glasses are not a stand-alone product, the report adds. Music and calls are streamed to the glasses from an Android or iPhone devise via Bluetooth.