Alternative products to Spectacles

16 alternative and related products to Spectacles

Spectacles

Embedded camera sunglasses by Snapchat

Capture amazing stories for your friends, for memories and for Snapchat, just the way you see them! Spectacles are innovative glasses with circle camera to let you see everything in front of your gaze, so you can rotate your phone while watching and never miss a thing! They come with a charging case so you cannot run out of battery! Smile, snap!

16 Alternatives to Spectacles

Glasses with a holographic display only you can see 👓📲🤓

Focals are custom-built glasses with a transparent holographic display only you can see. Focals let you see and respond to texts, get turn-by-turn directions, check the weather, request an Uber, talk to Amazon Alexa and more — all without looking away from your surroundings or calling attention to yourself.

Pre-order now: shop.bynorth.com

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Twitter
KW is a hub for innovators & tech companies - and @focalsbynorth is a prime example. Congratulations to the entire team on your launch. https://t.co/dXKe9icchJ
Uncrate
If smart eyewear can achieve mainstream success, it might be through this new release from North. Focals are their augmented reality eyewear without a screen and instead rely on light that filters through a holographic lens with a display that...
Engadget
"Focals are a pair of everyday smart glasses that are designed from the eyewear-first perspective," Stephen Lake, North's CEO and co-founder, told Engadget. "We realized that it can't be like previous approaches of smart glasses, where they try to stick a computer or tech on your face."
CNBC
Google and Intel made smart glasses - Google Glass and Vaunt - but neither product took off with consumers. Now, a start-up called North, formally Thalmic Labs, is introducing a pair of smart glasses that it thinks will appeal to the masses because the design looks so similar to normal glasses.
Wareable
While Silicon Valley shoots for total mixed reality immersion, the 500-person strong North (previously Thalmic Labs) has spent five years building Focals, a pair of stylish, everyday smartglasses. Focals are in many ways what you wanted Google Glass to be. They use an invisible holographic display that can show subtle overlays like...
Techvibes
Wearables; the mention of the word evokes something different in everyone, whether it's a sleek metal watch that tracks heartbeats while streaming Spotify, or a bulky pair of goggles that any person-a techie or not-wouldn't be caught dead wearing in...
VentureBeat
Well-financed wearables company Thalmic Labs is no more - the Canadian startup today announced that it will henceforth be known as North. But more important than that, Thalmic Labs North finally unveiled its second product: holographic smart glasses.
The Globe and Mail
A once-sawdust-ridden corner of a former woodworking shop in Waterloo, Ont., is now a tightly sealed laboratory where even a single speck of dust is considered a threat to the big gamble that one of the region's highest-profile technology companies is undertaking.
8 Alternatives to Focals by North

Sunglasses that capture your world, the way you see it.

Sunglasses that capture your world, the way you see it.

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Snap
We've made your favorite hands-free camera even better!
TechCrunch
so the opposite of Google Glass Photos, not just video. No yellow ring alerting people to the camera. Underwater-capable. Classier colors with lighter lenses. Prescription options. Faster syncing. And a much smaller charging case. Snapchat fixed the biggest pain points of its Spectacles camera sunglasses with V2, which launch today for $150.
The Verge
Snap today released the next generation of Spectacles, its wearable camera, with new features for taking photos and water resistance. The sunglasses, which have the same striking form as the first-generation model, have been slimmed down and now come in three jewel tones: onyx (black), ruby (red), and sapphire (blue).
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