Facebook Reveals Its Creepy, Ray-Ban Smart Glasses: What About Privacy?

After being leaked everywhere in the web, Facebook has lastly gone forward and unveiled its first-generation smart glasses — Ray-Ban Stories, collaborating with the favored Italian eyewear model.


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The glasses are outfitted with two 5-megapixel cameras that allow you to seize and share pictures or movies in your social media handles. It means that you can take as much as 30-second movies with the assistance of a seize button on the fitting temple, in addition to by means of voice instructions. 

Right close to the temple ideas, the glasses are outfitted with open-ear audio system in addition to three beamforming microphones to take calls with out cancelling out the skin world. 


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The sensible glasses pair with Facebook’s View app that shares tales and reminiscences seamlessly with buddies and social media followers whereas additionally managing movies and photographs captured on the sensible glasses. 

Sadly the glasses aren’t waterproof, so be sure you take them off when it begins to rain. 

What about privateness?

Facebook and Ray-Ban spotlight that they’ve put nice emphasis on privateness whereas growing these glasses. The content material on the View app will stay on the view app and can solely be shared on social media after the person decides to share it.

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The glasses additionally get a tiny button on the left hinge to show off the sensible options at occasions while you need easy, non-techy eyewear. Moreover, the glasses are locked to your account and in case you misplace them, nobody can undergo its contents with out logging in together with your Facebook account. 

It has additionally made a couple of privateness measures for individuals in entrance of the digital camera. It has a white LED indicator to point out when the digital camera is recording.


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Ray-Ban Stories begin at a price ticket of $299 (which is round Rs 22,000) can be found in 20 variations, together with traditional Ray-Ban types –Wayfarer, Wayfarer Large, Round and Meteor — in addition to 5 colors with completely different lens choices together with clear, solar, transition and prescription. 


Would you need to strive these glasses out? And do you assume Facebook’s monitor document with person privateness will get compounded by this new gadget? Let us know within the feedback under. For extra trending and tech information, hold visiting Indiatimes.com.

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