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Spy glasses snap sneaky photos at half the price of Google Glass

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Available through Online Spy Shop, these inconspicuous spectacles will snap shots of unsuspecting civilians.

Google Glass may have some people ready to wait over a year to shell out $1,500 for a chance to check their email while trying to maintain eye-contact with their waiter. But you can start using one the basic functions of Glass for a fraction of the price right now with the Spectacles Camera from Online Spy Shop.

These sneaky glasses cost £438 (about $660 USD) and record at 720 x 625 resolution, sending a video feed down a thin cable to a 32GB storage device the size of a matchbook.

Of course this sort of James Bond technology is nothing new. Other options are far more inexpensive, like the Night Owl Covert Video Sunglasses with 4GB microSD card (about $70 USD from Radio Shack) or the eFashion Spectacles Eyewear Glasses DVR Camcorder Camera (about $50 USD on Amazon), and a plethora of similar specs you'll find through any Internet search.

Unlike Google Glass, these glasses do not come with a built-in computer or calling capabilities (maybe you cound invest in a high-tech spy shoe for that), but they will turn your face into a camera and kind of make you look like a dork.

However, you'd likely still look cooler than this Google Glass photographer:

Comments

Total comments: 5
Dan Tong
By Dan Tong (11 months ago)

The current price is listed at 365 pounds.

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rallyfan
By rallyfan (11 months ago)

Pointless "article."

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MikeFairbanks
By MikeFairbanks (11 months ago)

I am not a hater. I have no reason to jump on the booing bandwagon against Justin Bieber (just a successful artist in my opinion) and I don't like to marginalize any segment of society based on politics, culture, heritage, etc. I am a very accepting person.

But I do hope Google Glass fails. I think it's very presumptuous for anyone to wear these things in public and expect everyone else to be okay with it.

Some will say to me, "hey, anyone can take a picture or video with their phones now." That is true, but with G-glass it's on all the time without so much as a courteous "May I take a picture"

I don't like it. Furthermore, I find them extremely unattractive.

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fuego6
By fuego6 (11 months ago)

Lauren needed an article to submit... not bad to get some hits on the internet and drive more folks to dpreview.

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joe6pack
By joe6pack (11 months ago)

Don't know what's the point of this article since "spy glasses" like that are everywhere on eBay years ago.

I guess the youtube video is worth my time.

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