While the use case for these glasses can quickly become quite dubious, the YouGen.tv glasses by Vergence Lab are pretty cool. Not only do they instantly change from sunglasses to clear Buddy-Holly-style specs they also record your life as it happens.
Created by Jon Rodriguez and Erick Miller, the glasses will go for a $199 pledge (they’ll retail for $299) and the creators expect these things to become more powerful over time by including HUD features in future versions.
Arguably, they’re pretty simple. Here’s the run down:
There aren’t many details in terms of actual hardware, storage, wireless capabilities and the like and I suspect it will be amazingly hard to get all that circuitry inside those frames, but gosh they’ll be great if and when they work.