In a recent development, Meta CEO, Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of Smart Glasses, which will be available for use with the help of partnership with EssilorLuxottica. This announcement was made on the 27th of September 2023 at Meta Connect Event.
In partnership with EssilorLuxottica, we announced our next-generation Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses collection.
However, it’s important to inform you that Meta once launched the Smart Glasses as its first generation smart glasses in 2021. It’s called the RayBan Stories. Although, the smart glasses was initially launched to for the purpose of making memories and recording, but due to several privacy concerns and the low sales it recorded in that year, the project temporarily came to stop.
Now, Meta has rejoined hands with EssilorLuxottica to rebrand and relaunch Ray-Ban Meta Glasses with updated features and functionalities. That is to say the new Meta Smart Glasses is quite different from the Stories. The new glasses feature improved audio and cameras, over 150 different custom frame and lens combinations, and they’re lighter and more comfortable.
In this blog post, we’re going to be sharing details about the Meta Smart Glasses, how it works, newly updated tech features and how to use and the smart glasses price.
Meta Smart Glasses; How it Works
With Meta Smart Glasses, you can chat with AI assistance simply by saying “Hey Meta” to command Meta AI to activate livestream of Facebook and Instagram. You can also listen to music and receive calls using the Smart Glasses; it possesses an improved audio technology that provides reduced audio leakage for improved calls, music, and podcasts — even in noisy or windy environments.
Furthermore, with a new ultra-wide 12 MP camera that’s attached to the front-edge of the glasses, you can take pictures and record 1080p videos of up to 60 seconds.
In a nutshell, the new Meta Smart Glasses works on Qualcomm’s snapdragon AR1 Gen 1 processors to take control of the entire systems.
Features and Functionalities of Meta Smart Glasses
Here is some features that are available in the new Meta Smart Glasses.
1. Meta AI Chatbot
Meta has integrated artificial intelligence chatbot as an assistance in the new smart glasses for triggering any operations. In other words, the Meta AI receive commands using the in-built microphone in the smart glasses; simply by saying ‘Hey Meta’ you’ll activate the AI assistance just like Hey Siri.
2. Social Livestreaming
Meta Smart Glsses now allow Instagram and Facebook livestreaming. You can now livestream on your Facebook or Instagram account through the smart glasses. In addition, the glasses will also allows you to comment, listen through it in-built speaker and engage with your community simply by tapping and holding on the side of your glasses.
3. Capturing and Recording
The new Meta Smart Glasses possess 12MP and 1080p video resolutions from the two cameras installed on each frame. Both cameras can be used to take pictures and record videos. The Smart Glasses possesses an in-built 32GB Storage that can be used to save any recorded files.
4. Listening to Music and Receive Calls
With the in-built speakers that are designed with extended bass, higher maximum volume, and improved directional audio that provides reduced audio leakage for improved calls, music, and podcasts — even in noisy or windy environments, you’ll be able to listen to music and receive calls conveniently.
5. Charging Case
The Ray-Ban Meta Smart Glasses come-in with a redesigned and sleek charging case, which holds up to eight additional charges (for a total of 36 hours of use) while being slimmer and even smaller.
How to Use Meta Smart Glasses
To use the Meta Smart Glasses, you’ll have to purchase one. At the time this article is published, the smart glasses is only available for pre-order in over 150 different custom frame and lens combinations.
When your Ray-Ban Meta Smart Glasses Order is delivered/arrived, unpack the package and start by using the power button to turn ON the device. To use the AI assistance, say Hey Meta and use voice to input your command.
To livestream on Facebook or Instagram, tap and hold on the side of your glasses to activate hearing and to engage with your community as you’re livestreaming in the moment. To use the smart glasses for picturing and recording, tap and hold the button and a LED indicator will immidiately comes on to notify you and people in your surroundings that you’re recording.
To charge the Meta Smart Glasses, kindly fold the glasses and package it back into it suitcase and immediately, the glasses will begin to charge. The Charging case can charge the glasses up to eight additional charges before the suitcase requires charge for itself.
Price of Ray-Ban Meta Smart Glasses
Currently, the Meta Smart Glasses is only available for pre-orders at $299 USD. Hence, you can pre-order the glasses on meta.com/smart-glasses and ray-ban.com. However, the Meta Smart Glasses will be available for purchase online and in retail stores starting October 17.
In summary, the Ray-Ban Meta Smart Glasses is where iconic style meets cutting-edge technology. These glasses are a game-changer, seamlessly integrating augmented reality into your everyday life. With a sleek design and advanced features, they offer hands-free connectivity, navigation, and much more.
Whether you’re exploring the city or staying connected on the go, the Ray-Ban Meta Smart Glasses redefine the way you experience the world. Elevate your eyewear game and embrace the future today with these innovative smart glasses by Ray-Ban. Upgrade your style and stay connected effortlessly. Get ready to see the world differently with Meta Smart Glasses!