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