You can now wear Spectacles indoors with Rochester Optical’s lenses
If Snaps Spectacles are really aboutsharing your life with the world, we need asolution for capturing the majority of our lives that occur boxed inside buildings. This solution could come in the form of replacement lenses or in the form of an entirely new device. Niche lens manufacturerRochester Optical gave us the first onetoday with replacement lenses forSpectacles that come inclear optical, sun and photochromic versions. Sure, this is good news for people whocant wear sunglasses without prescription lenses, but it also means Spectacles can nowbe used indoors.Lucky Spectacles owners can send their glasses in to be cut and upgraded to any prescription strength (including none at all). From the ascetics of the plating on that hipsterdinner you ordered to the smiles on the faces of your family meeting you at the airport after a long time apart, many moments are missed for the sheer fact you would look like an idiot wearing tintedSpectacles inside a fancy restaurant or busy airport. This is not to mention the fact thatcapturing video with a smartphone is cumbersome and often impolite. Unfortunately, the pricing on the custom alterations put the changes out of reach for most people. Even regardless ofprice, the average consumer is not going to take the time to send their new glasses in to be altered. What we really need is an integrated solution for capturing video indoors. This could come in the form of something like Glides smartwatch bandthat features two cameras, but it could also just be refined indoor glasses withouttint. Its notnecessary that Snap or any other company sell millions of units either. At this point,any product in this category is niche, but I can think of more than one instance where a camera on an ordinary pair of (cool) glasses could come in handy.
Read Full Article at https://techcrunch.com/2016/12/01/you-can-now-wear-spectacles-indoors-with-rochester-opticals-lenses/
Tags: airport, asolution, camera, category, company, consumer, cumbersome, device, family, hipsterdinner, instance, majority, mention, ofprice, prescription, product, replacement, restaurant, smartphone, solution, something, strength, withouttint