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?

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