Fb’s good sun shades help you take images and movies with out arms


Fb has unveiled Storie Ray-Ban, a brand new pair of glasses with built-in audio system, microphones and cameras, designed to let customers take images and movies hands-free.

The $ 449 glasses, inbuilt collaboration with eyewear firm EssilorLuxottica and resembling a pair of conventional Ray-Ban Wayfarers, wouldn’t have a show or web connection, and as a substitute join wirelessly to the a person’s cellphone.

Fb’s Ray-Ban Tales help you take images or movies with out reaching to your cellphone, and it additionally works as a wi-fi headset.

Tales and its charging case collectively boast a battery lifetime of three days, and sufficient built-in storage to carry 500 images or 30 half-minute movies. Content material might be streamed to a smartphone with the brand new Fb Imaginative and prescient app, however the glasses can’t be uploaded on to Fb or be used for reside streaming.

“Ray-Ban’s story is meant to assist individuals reside within the second and keep linked with the individuals they’re with the individuals they need to be with,” Andrew Bosworth of Fb Actuality Labs stated in a press release.

“We’re introducing a very new method for individuals to remain linked to the world round them and to be really current in crucial moments of life, and to look good whereas doing so.”


Fb has made it clear that it is a first-generation product and can be expanded sooner or later, with plans to finally make augmented actuality glasses with screens.

The Ray-Ban Tales bear a hanging resemblance to the Exhibits produced by rival Fb Snap. These had been launched in 2016 with built-in fundamental cameras, however have since been developed to grow to be far more complicated, with the model launched this 12 months that includes AR screens and extra cameras, microphones and audio system.

However whereas Snap solely provides Spectacles to pick out AR creators and builders, Fb sells Tales on-line to the general public. They may also be provided by OPSM and Sunglass Hut.


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