You know those glasses from Hollywood movies that allow the main character to scan secret documents and record crucial moments? Well, that's no longer something that exists only on screen.
Facebook and sunglasses brand Ray-Ban have partnered to create the next must-have high-tech lifestyle product, giving you a brand new way to take photos that goes way beyond a smartphone or smartwatch. Ray-Ban Stories are smart glasses boasting almost identical features to that of any technological product, but these also protect your eyes from the sun.
There are times when you go hiking or see a glorious sight and want to capture it but can’t because your phone is deep in your backpack. With Ray-Ban Stories, you can take snapshots special moment in your life. The process hands-free with voice commands inserted by Facebook, and you can film short video clips up to 30-seconds as well. It’s like wearing a Go-Pro camera on your head without the heavy load.
Worried about the ethical morality of taking photos and video with your sunnies? Ray-Ban Stories will shine a light when you use the recording or snapshot feature to ensure there are no issues with privacy invasion.
On top of photographic features, Ray-Ban Stories will allow you to listen to music as well as take phone calls. The glasses come with a compact charging case, and when fully charged, you can take it around for up to three days wherever you go. With the simple command, “Hey, Facebook,” you’ll have the glasses ready to go.
Sharing is easy too, with built-in integration to post on Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, Twitter, TikTok, Snapchat, and more. You can also save to your phone's camera roll and go from there.
You can definitely throw out the stereotype that smart glasses aren’t stylish. With Ray-Ban involved, there are more than 20 designs available, including the popular Wayfarers.
Intrigued? You don't have to wait. Ray-Ban Stories are available for purchase at Ray-Ban stores and online. You can buy them in the United States, the UK, Australia, Canada, Ireland and Italy. Currently, Ray-Ban Stories is priced at $299. Read more via tech.fb.com.