Extreme GoPro camera has gained immense popularity not only image quality but also compact size. However, it is still not too comfortable for long wearing on his head and takes some time for installation. If embed the camera in such a familiar accessory like sunglasses, shooting will be much easier to maintain.
The idea to build a video camera in glasses, probably arose immediately after the camera was invented, but successful practical realization began to emerge relatively recently. The project began life on Kickstarter. Users of the service he was immediately interested and the required amount for the start of production was assembled quickly.
device looks like regular sunglasses in sporty style and weighs ’68 camera lens is not trying to somehow disguise for covert filming and is located between the eyes. At the same time, most passers-by until further suspect the existence of such gadgets, so do not realize that they are being filmed. Pleased that the manufacturer is not saved on the quality of the lenses – they are well protected from the sun and prevent distortion. Due to thick pieces with a pleasant touch coating color glasses sit tight and comfortable. However, what would be the camera’s view coincides with the field of view of the eye, most likely need to fit under a specific person.
All navigation device with a single button on the right bow. It must be pressed once to start recording, followed by a confirmation in the form of four beeps. To stop recording, press and hold the button until you hear one long beep. Wave convenient but not excluded from being pressed accidentally. Check the current status can be indicated by LED on the inside – while recording it flashes blue. All settings are done after connecting via USB-cable. Install any additional software is required. Sunglasses Cam 200 is defined as the most common flash drive. In its directory is a text file that you want to edit to change the required parameters. To set the date and time it is necessary to create an additional text file with this information. The manual shows an example of the desired recording format.
camera lens has a 125-degree viewing angle. Native resolution is 5 megapixels, which allows you to shoot video in Full HD (1920×1080) at 30 frames per second. File saved in MOV (H.264) to the memory card MicroSD / SDHC. Its maximum volume can be 32 GB. Battery built-in and is charged via mini-USB. Enough capacity for about an hour recording. There is a built-in microphone.
Exposure and white balance are adjusted automatically, but can be entered manually. Also, by editing the file, you can change the resolution to 720p.
Quality shooting away from the GoPro, but quite satisfactory for their tasks. Bit lacking dynamic range and automatic balance adjustment sometimes fails. It is believed that the function of the human neck effective stabilizer, so the video captured by the camera-glasses should be no jitter. However, this is not so. The audio recording level is average, but it will be enough to dismantle it.
– ease of use
– you can not do without attachment and wire
– high quality lenses
Rollei Sunglasses Cam 200 is a very comfortable and functional DVR. The device performs well both their destination. Before using better to estimate future conditions and shooting manually adjust balance settings and exposure. Points can buy on amazon for 155 euros.