This blog is still and maybee always will be in alpha. There is no strict editorial direction at this time, but it's likely to be rantings and ravings about technology, design, art, culture and especially all things new media.
Tuesday, July 13
Oakley's MP3 sunglasses
Name: Oakley "Thump"
Type: Combined Sunglasses / MP3 player
Plays: 35 songs
Memory: 128mb or 256 mb
Plays: 6 hours per charge
Coming to Market: December
There has been a lot of tech talk (engadet) surrounding Lance Armstrong (Wired) and the tour this year. Cashing in on it Oakley has staged a press event by getting Lance Armstrong to wear and be photographed wearing their new MP3/sunglasses prototype. Check out the following articles. (Posted in reverse chronological order.)
Oakley Press Release (via CBS Marketwatch) — Oakley Introduces Another World First: MP3 Music Player Incorporated Into Eyewear (July 12th)
Engadget — The scoop on Thump, Oakley's MP3 sunglasses
Engadget — More Tech from the Tour de France: Oakley's MP3 sunglasses
Gizmodo — Oakley MP3 Sunglasses?
Posted by Michael Meiser at Tuesday, July 13, 2004
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