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Bose Frames are augmented reality audio sunglasses

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We're still a way off from augmented reality devices being an everyday part of our lives, but Bose's new sunglasses are a subtle step towards that reality.

Bose Frames are sunglasses, but they're also a wearable audio device. Embedded in each arm of the glasses is a Bose speaker, and near the temple on the right arm is a microphone and multi-function button. The speakers are pointed backwards allowing them to fire audio into your ears without the need for earbuds.

First shown at SXSW earlier this year in prototype form, Bose calls the new Frames the world's first "audio augmented reality platform." In reality, Bose just combined headphones and glasses, but also unlocked a few smart features in the process. Read more...

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