Facebook, one of the most popular social media giants, is to make announcements on its smart glasses. It is made after partnering with the famous brand, Ray-Ban. The name given to the smart glasses is “Ray-Ban Stories.” It has been described as a fresh way to carry out things like sharing adventures, taking videos and pictures, receiving calls, and listening to music. It is a built-in partnership that took place between two giants, EssilorLuxottica and Facebook.
Smart Glasses- Features
The starting price of the smart glasses is stated to be 299 USD. It has been stated that there are a total of 20 different styles to choose from. It will be made available in both retail stores as well as online. The countries in which the new innovation of Facebook and Ray-Ban is available are Canada, the US, Australia, UK, Italy, and Ireland. There is a 5MP camera that has been integrated into the Ray-Ban Stories. Apart from photos, people can also take videos for up to a span of 30 seconds. There is a capture button in the smart glasses to do that. It can also be done hands-free with the help of voice commands called Facebook Assistant.
Facebook gave a statement on the details of the functioning of the said glasses. It was stated that whenever a picture or a video is taken, the people around will come to know it as the smart glasses will emit LED lights. Other things that come with the product include speakers that are built-in, a “three-microphone audio array,” and there is also a noise suppression system in order to ensure the best calling experience. The smart glasses can be paired with the app, Facebook View.