Amazon has unveiled Echo Frames, its first smart glasses with Alexa. Let’s have a look if you want it to remind you of phone notifications and interact with compatible smart home devices.
The Echo Frames are a pair of all-day glasses powered by Amazon Alexa that measures 54-18-145 mm and weighs 31g. The smart glasses are designed for all-day wear with the lightweight design, and the frame is compatible with most prescription lenses. Meanwhile, the glasses are made of eyewear-grade TR-90, carbon fiber and titanium for maximum comfort and durability.
The smart glasses feature built-in Alexa, and with Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, the eyewear wirelessly communicates with your smartphone. Using 2 built-in beamforming microphones, you can ask Echo Frames to make calls, set reminders, play music and even control your smart home from anywhere.
Furthermore, using VIP Filter, the Alexa glasses allow you to customize which notifications to receive from the apps and contacts that matter most to you.
With Amazon open-ear technology, the sound directs to your ears without disturbing others while keeping you aware of your surroundings. Moreover, the glasses also supports access to Google Assistant and Siri.
With the double-press of a button, you can turn the microphones off to protect your privacy. Built-in rechargeable battery offers a day of intermittent usage at 60% volume between charges.
Amazon Echo Frames smart glasses with Alexa are priced at $179.99 USD. If you’re interested, jump to the product page for its more details.