Over the weekend, tech company Snapchat — er, excuse us — Snap Inc. unveiled plans to release the latest in wearable tech: Video recording sunglasses.

Yeah, you read that right. The glasses, announced over the weekend by recently rebranded Snap Inc., record life in 10-second snippets and will only cost $130 — which is surprisingly affordable in the wearable tech world.

The new sunnies are to be called “Spectacles” and are a sign of the tech giant making a tangible mark in the industry — taking its product offering from digital to wearable.

The Spectacles will be able to take 10-second videos and upload them wirelessly to your Snapchat Memories using Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. Which, for the busy traveler looking to live life and document it at the same time, is pretty cool. I mean, just imagine going to concerts and not having someone’s iPhone blocking your view or going on a hike and sharing your experience without ever having to take out your phone.

The glasses come with a self-charging case and have a light that turns on when you’re recording, letting people around you know that they’re on camera. The case will make sure that as you’re gallivanting around the world, you’ll never be without the ability to record your memories — it’s capable of holding a full week’s worth of charges!

Honestly, after watching this video, we kinda want some. It’ll make it so that we get to experience our travels and share it with our friends back home — that’s the best compromise!

And it looks like some other folks are into it, too.

Needless to say, we’re ready for our closeup, Mr. Spiegel.

Are you going to get some Spectacles? Let us know in the comments!

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When she is not figuring out what the middle button on her headphones is for, explaining the difference between Washington State and Washington D.C., arriving to the airport too early or refusing to use the Oxford comma, you can usually find Mary in the mountains, at a show or on her couch. Mary is a content writer at Fareportal and likes annoying her coworkers with weird GIFs throughout the day.