Here's a Futurist, Brian Solis:
And ourselves, last October:#SnapChat becomes Snap Inc, a digital lifestyle brand, and introduces #Spectacles, fashion tech-sunglasses that record 10-second clips. pic.twitter.com/aao86IemTa— Federico Francioni (@FeDiNo82) September 27, 2016
Is Snap Inc. Building a Wearable Face Recognition Device for the National Security Agency?
For folks too busy having a real-world life to keep up with this stuff, Snap is the recently created parent company of double-decacorn Snapchat (think Google/Alphabet) which, deciding it would be more than just the app, rolled out video recording "Spectacles" to do image capture and upload:
They would now like you to think of them as a "digital lifestyle" platform, thank you very much.See? 'Company',' Brand', 'Platform', it's all good, as long as you have "Digital Lifestyle" in there.
They've also hired bookrunners for a potentially blockbuster IPO early next year....