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Eyewear: Ray-Ban’s Meta Smart Glasses Unveiled, Redefining the Future

Eyewear: Ray-Ban’s Meta Smart Glasses Unveiled, Redefining the Future

The Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses collection, developed in collaboration with EssilorLuxottica, offers innovative features and improvements based on user feedback. These glasses allow users to capture photos and videos from their unique perspective, enhancing the moment and the memory.

The Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses collection, unveiled by Meta Connect in collaboration with EssilorLuxottica, introduces new and improved features to smart eyewear. These glasses not only enhance existing capabilities but also bring innovative features previously unseen in smart glasses.

Starting at $299 USD, the Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses are available for pre-order on meta.com and ray-ban.com. Customers can expect online and in-store availability starting from October 17th.

The first-generation smart glasses developed in partnership with EssilorLuxottica have allowed users to capture and share numerous moments, from music festivals to everyday experiences. The Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses take this experience further by liberating users from the need to hold a camera, allowing them to capture photos and videos from their unique perspective.

The next-generation smart glasses have undergone a complete redesign based on community feedback and user preferences. These improvements build upon the beloved features of the previous version, such as the effortless form factor, hands-free convenience, and open-ear audio, while addressing areas for enhancement, including media quality and comfort.

Some key highlights of the Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses include improved audio with custom-designed speakers that offer extended bass, higher maximum volume, and improved directional audio. This provides better call quality, music, and podcast experiences even in noisy or windy environments. The five-microphone array supports immersive audio recording for videos, capturing sounds precisely as experienced.

The camera quality has also been enhanced with an ultra-wide 12 MP camera, allowing users to clearly document their adventures in both photos and 1080p videos. Users can even share images directly from their glasses using voice commands.

Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon AR1 Gen1 Platform, these glasses offer high-quality photo and video processing and faster computing. The redesigned charging case provides up to eight additional charges, totaling 36 hours of use, in a sleeker and smaller package.

The Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses come in two designs: the classic Wayfarer style and the new Headliner design, both available in Matte Black and Shiny Black. The glasses feature a transparent frame, which is available in three color options: Jeans, Rebel Black, and Caramel. With over 150 frame and lens combinations on the Ray-Ban Remix platform, users can customize their glasses. The glasses are also compatible with prescription lenses.

The Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses offer improved control with reduced weight, a slimmer profile, water resistance (IPX4), an improved touchpad, and faster response to commands. Users can now enjoy hands-free live streaming to Facebook or Instagram, engaging with their community in real time, all from their smart glasses.

The glasses also feature integrated Meta AI, a voice-activated conversational assistant, for hands-free convenience, information access, and feature control.

Overall, the launch of the Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses introduces an array of innovative features, making them a versatile and stylish accessory for users seeking a more immersive and hands-free experience.

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