“Wearables security expert Matthew Ferrante, CEO of Aurora Security and CSO of Security Optics, told Mashable that companies such as Snap offer an easy way to capture video but users don’t think about the metadata — including location, facial and voice recognition data — that is really captured.
‘People are just giving their information out,’ Ferrante said, in regards to Snapchat. ‘Can it be abused? Absolutely.’”
“My first reaction? Wow.
From the first moment of opening the lid to pairing the Spectacles with my phone, they were everything I hoped they’d be: well-designed, stylish, fun, and easy to use. Walking around New York City with them, I felt like part of an exclusive club, and was simultaneously worried someone would snatch them off my face.”
“I’ve never thought about how I frame my eyesight before, and it’s a bit odd to be so aware of it now. But looking back at what I shot, it really does feel like seeing the world through my own eyes again. The real victory, though, is that this is the absolute fastest camera I’ve ever used. There’s no thinking, no planning, no missing shots, because there’s nothing to pull out or grab or unlock. Just press, and you’re recording.”
“The glasses are stylish and a whole lot of fun. Snapchat has done a great job at making the operation drop-dead simple. But if you’re looking for great video quality, stick with a camera or smartphone. The clips are low-res and really jerky — shooting from your eyes doesn’t allow for any steadiness help from the hands.”
“The new Spectacles, stylish glasses that can
Just over 70 sales have been completed since the glasses started appearing on the online marketplace. The prices on successful auctions range from $500 to as much as $2,000 for a single pair glasses, with most going for $800 to $1,000.”