#Google Glass this is not – @Snapchat video @Spectacles go on sale – an annotated infographic

Snapchat, the imaging messaging service, has begun selling sunglasses which can record videos of what the wearer is seeing, in 10-second segments.

Snap, Inc. are hoping for success where Google failed with its own video glasses (aka Glass), which were roundly lambasted and eventually discontinued in 2015.

E&T looked at the reasons why Glass got cancelled last year.

Snapchat is taking a typically wacky approach to retailing for Spectacles, selling them directly out of custom vending machines that have popped-up in California.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

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