Snap Unveils Eye-Popping Camera Spectacles - TechNewsWorld

Snap, the company formerly known as "Snapchat," on Saturday announced sunglasses that take videos through a built-in camera in the frame -- bringing to mind Google's controversial Glass product. Snap's Spectacles let users take 10-second videos by ...and more »

Snapchat's Daily Active User Count Has Surpassed a New Milestone - Fortune

Imran Khan, the company's chief strategy officer, publicized the number during the annual Advertising Week conference in New York City on Monday, as Bloomberg reported and Snapchat later confirmed to Fortune. This market represents about 40% of the ...and more »

Life's a Snap! - New Republic

Snapchat is no longer Snapchat, the creator of an app used by tens of millions. It has been reborn as Snap Inc., the maker of Spectacles. A pair of colorful sunglasses with a camera at the corner, it shoots 10-second video with a circular 115-degree ...and more »

Snapchat's playful shot at sunglasses - Phys.Org

A paparazzi photograph of Snapchat Chief Executive Evan Spiegel prematurely revealed the Los Angeles company's first piece of consumer electronics: a pair of video camera sunglasses. Though it spoiled the surprise delivered last week, the fact that ...and more »

Snapchat changes name, rolls out video-recording Spectacles - CBS News

NEW YORK Social media app Snapchat is introducing video-recording sunglasses called Spectacles and is changing its company name to incorporate the new product. The glasses can record video 10 seconds at a time by tapping a button on the device.and more »

Snapchat launches first camera sunglasses - Yahoo Finance

Snapchat just announced new camera sunglasses that may or may not be the next best thing. They're called “Spectacles” and they have a small camera on the edge of the frame. Snapchat announced the specs via an exclusive with The Wall Street Journal …and more »

Why Snapchat's new glasses could be more than just a toy - CNBC

If Snap's lighthearted rebrand takes off, it could pave the way for serious new lines of business — including augmented and virtual reality, experts told CNBC. Along with a name change, the company behind Snapchat released over the weekend a new set ...and more »

Meet the man behind Spectacles, Snapchat's new smart sunglasses - Recode

Snapchat finally pulled back the curtain on its new camera sunglasses last Friday night, its first hardware project, in the works since at least early 2015. Now we also know who built them: Steve Horowitz, the former engineering SVP at Motorola and ...and more »

Why Snap's Spectacles Are Going to (Finally) Make Life Logging Cool - MIT Technology Review

The human desire to log the realities of everyday life is something that technology companies have been trying to turn into a successful product for years. With a new pair of smart glasses on offer, the company behind Snapchat hopes that the answer ...and more »

Snapchat Spectacles: Why $130 for a pair of camera-glasses isn't a crazy idea - CNET

Snapchat is making sunglasses now, if you haven't heard. $130 pairs of glasses with a camera inside, which takes snaps of the world without ever removing them from your face, have started descended like magic from strange pop-up vending machines.and more »