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Snapchat (now Snap Inc.) isn’t a company that comes to mind when you think of camera hardware, but they’re changing that. Today the company announced a camera called Spectacles.

To me, I find the idea of Spectacles quite interesting. You can record moments seamlessly without anything having to interrupt your view instead of having to stare at your phone and watching the moment through that.

Spectacles come in three colours; videos are recorded by pressing a button on the left-hand side of the frame. Videos are saved on the device itself and then wirelessly synchronised to your mobile device and saved into the Memories section of the Snapchat app.

Snapchat Spectacles

One controversial issue though is people secretly recording others in public, but Snap has attempted to tackle this by adding a ring light onto the frames that will illuminate when Spectacles is recording its 10 second clips.