You’ve probably heard about Snapchat, is a popular cross-platform chatting app which allows users to send pictures and videos which will self-destruct after ten seconds and youngsters are loving it. It became the first ever Augmented Reality Social Platform by introducing World Lenses feature. A five years old app formerly known as ‘Picaboo’, Snapchat came out to take on the Google glasses with first ever wearable hardware called ‘Spectacles’.
What is Snapchat Spectacles?
Snapchat is definitely a fun messaging app but the developers at snap.Inc formerly known as snapchat.Inc wanted to take this experience to the next level and want to live the memories. It is world’s first wearable hardware introduced by a social platform and it looks funky. imagine one of your favorite memories. What if you could go back and see that memory the way you experienced it? Specs make memories, from your perspective. Spectacles are sunglasses with an integrated video camera that makes it easy to create Memories. It is capable of taking a day’s worth of Snaps on a single charge, and integrated it seamlessly into a fun pair of sunglasses and available in 3 different colors! To charge the spectacles, just put them into the case. Spectacles connect directly to Snapchat via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi and transfer your Memories directly into the app in our brand new circular video format. It captures circular video that plays full screen on any device, in any orientation, and captures the human perspective with a 115-degree field of view. A single press of a button allows you to make a 10 seconds snap, a circular ring of lights shows your friend that you are snapping.
What is a Snapbot?
Snapbot is a happy looking vending machine to sell these spectacles. It is the only way to get your own spectacles, no flash sales, no preorders nothing like that.Choose your color of spectacles virtually on your Snapchat app and check out what suits you. Just put the selected color snapbot swipe your credit card for $130 and within a few seconds you can carry your own specs. First ever snapbot appeared at Venice Beach, California and then Santa Monica. Snapchat has map to track where the snapbot is. It seems that it is available in some big cities of US for now.
So if you’re staying in US and lucky enough, you can get your hands on new spectacles today. Happy Snapping 🙂