Snapchat Spectacles Capture Deep Sea Exclusives

first_img Snapchat’s New Snap Spectacles Will Have Two Cameras, Cost $350Snapchat Launches New Original Programming, Multiplayer Games Stay on target The SeaSeeker mask is @robertoochoahe approved. Check out the barracuda! See conservationist Gaby Nava’s dive today. : @RoyalCaribbean pic.twitter.com/sv96DexdIa— Royal Caribbean (@RoyalCaribbean) June 22, 2017Over in Belize, Baird gave spectators extreme FOMO by visiting the Great Blue Hole—an underwater sinkhole believed to be the largest of its kind.“The SeaSeeker will enable all adventure-seekers to get a front-row seat to the thrilling adventures found underwater in a way that has never been possible before,” Jim Berra, chief marketing officer for Royal Caribbean International, said in a statement.“Snapchat continues to be a favorite channel for curious travellers and is the ideal platform for this first-of-its-kind undersea exploration,” Berra continued. “We are excited to find an innovative way to use the Snapchat Spectacles with our SeaSeeker mask so that we can bring the underwater experience to our guests.”SeaSeeker underwater snap (via Royal Caribbean)The company, which also applied for a patent for its scuba masks, intends to bring the covers “exclusively” to Royal Caribbean guests (smart glasses not included).Snapchat Spectacles launched in November, initially available only from bright yellow vending machines dubbed “Snapbots.” As of February, though, the $130 sunnies are sold online—in black, coral, and teal. Sync the shades with your mobile device via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi for easy social sharing.For more, see Geek sister-site PCMag’s full review of Snapchat Spectacles.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.center_img Snapchat and Royal Caribbean last week gave users a deep-sea look at life using Spectacles smart glasses.Three dives broadcast over five days provided a rare glimpse into underwater adventures thanks to the custom-designed “SeaSeekers” scuba mask.Engineered by the cruise line for use specifically with Spectacles, the mask allows wearers to capture images and 10-second videos, which are beamed back above the surface.SeaSeeker underwater snap (via Royal Caribbean)From June 21 to 25, the Royal Caribbean Snapchat channel invited fans to #SeekDeeper with marine wildlife photographer and conservationist Roberto Ochoa, marine biologist Gabriela Nava, and free diver Ashleigh Baird.In Mexico, Ochoa gave viewers a rare glimpse into the annual migration of Whale Sharks, the largest known extant fish species, while Nava showed armchair oceanographers a coral reef restoration project.last_img

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