The social network’s smart glasses are here #WearableWednesday

Facebook s smart Ray Ban glasses are disappointingly familiar CNET

Are these Ray-Bans the anti-Roddy Piper glasses? Instead of AR their primary function is as a camera/phone peripherial, great for surveillence! C-Net takes a look at Facebook’s new wearable:

On Thursday, Facebook’s smart glasses — under the Ray-Ban brand — go on sale online and at some stores in the US, UK, Canada, Italy, Ireland and Australia. Called Ray-Ban Stories, the smart glasses shoot photos and 30-second videos with the press of a button. They also play music and podcasts and make calls. The glasses include a virtual assistant so you can snap photos and videos hands-free by uttering the phrase “Hey Facebook.”

Read more here and here!

Editor’s note: We’ll be taking a pair apart / and/or trying to hack them and test ways to block their recording, etc. -pt

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