Smart glasses with cameras and microphones are mainly seen in James Bond movies. The first attempt was made with Google Glass in 2014, but it never caught on with the general public Snapchat Spectacles were also less successful than hoped, but Meta is trying to turn things around with a collaboration with Ray-Ban and is even offering new second-generation smart glasses to German eyewear retailers.
Ray-Ban Meta Smart Glasses were presented together Mixed-reality-Brille Meta Quest 3. Unlike Google Glass glasses or Snapchat glasses, the Meta model comes in a typical Ray-Ban wafer design. It is equipped with a 12-megapixel-camera and a total of five microphones. This allows Pictures and videos To be included.
However, video length is limited to 15, 30 or 60 seconds. There is a parenthesis in parentheses to save the file 32GB large memoryfor which About 500 photos or 50 videos in 60 second format should be enough. The files can then be transferred directly to an Android smartphone or iPhone Bluetooth 5.3.
Photos, Videos and Whatsapp
Ray-Ban sunglasses can be operated through voice commands or through touch input on the right arm. However, currently only English voice commands are possible. For example, you can take a photo or adjust the volume with “Hey Meta, take a photo”.
The latter is important if you use sunglasses to make phone calls or listen to music. The temples have two speakers, located directly at ear level. Apart from photos and videos, the sunglasses can also be used to send WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger messages.
Up to four hours of battery life
Inside the 48 gram glasses is a powerful one Qualcomm Snapdragon AR1 processor first generation Although Ray-Ban doesn’t give an exact number of milliampere hours, it does say that Up to four hours of battery life Should be long lasting. If it is empty, the camera can be recharged in the corresponding charging case. It offers an additional eight hours of battery power for sunglasses.
The Ray-Ban Meta Wayfarer is already available now Ray-Ban Online ShopBut also With chains like Fillman or Apollo Optic Purchased overall he has Seven different colors For a suggested retail price 329 euros Sounds like a lot for a pair of sunglasses available, but pretty cool for a gadget like this – Meta is definitely trying to bring the new sunglasses to the masses. However, it’s probably more worthwhile for content creators or influencers. Taking photos and videos from your nose is a cool trick, but it’s unlikely to be used in everyday life by someone who doesn’t do it for a living.
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