Facebook and Ray-Ban present their smart glasses

The new Ray-Ban Stories are used to capture photos or videos of up to 30 seconds, in addition to making calls

After several rumors Facebook and Ray-Ban presented their augmented reality glasses. Unlike other devices on the market, Ray-Ban Stories they are focused on capturing photos.

These smart glasses They have all the style of the classic of the Ray-Ban Wayfaerer. With this device users will be able to take photos and videos, listen to music and answer phone calls.

Ray-Ban Stories

The Ray-Ban Stories They have two 5 megapixel cameras, Bluetooth 5.0 and WiFi. Also a battery, storage space for 30 videos and 500 photos, and headphones. They have three microphones and speakers on their pins.

To take pictures, the user must press and hold the right button of the glasses and for the video it should only be pressed once.

In the front of the Ray-Ban Stories it will have an LED light so that people know that they are being recorded or taking a doro.

There is also a touch area on its right side to control music, voice assistant and calls.

Although the Ray-Ban Stories lack AR, Facebook explained that it will be a feature that will be added in future releases.

“We are moving towards AR glasses as the next computing platform. We see it as a very important first step towards that vision “

For its use a device is necessary, either iPhone or Android, the glasses can be controlled through the application Facebook View.

One of the controversies that has been generated with Ray-Ban Stories is that it saves user information such as battery life, Wi-Fi information, and login credentials.

Users will also be able to share more data such as the number of photos they have taken and the length of the videos.

Price and availability of Facebook glasses

The Ray-Ban Stories They will have an approximate price of $ 299, which is equivalent to 5,900 Mexican pesos. They will arrive in three models (Wayfarer, Round and Meteor) in 20 colors.

Facebook and Ray-Ban release smart glasses but without augmented reality

It is expected that at first they will be launched in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy and Australia, they include a charging case similar to the one that houses the AirPods.

The Ray-Ban Stories They will have six hours of autonomy with moderate use, but they are not waterproof. It takes about an hour to fully charge

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