Pivothead video glasses offer impressive quality, we go hands-on (sample video)

There’s a new adventure video capture company in town, and both Zeyez and GoPro would have good reason to be afraid. You may not have heard of Pivothead — the company has had a remarkably quiet push to market over the last few months — but the video recording eyewear startup could very well become a household name after its first products hit the market this April for $ 349. Aurora, Durango, Moab and Recon may offer distinct exterior designs, but they’re virtually identical under the hood. Each model includes an eight-megapixel Sony sensor (that reportedly captures higher quality images than the iPhone 4S cam), a four-element glass lens, 8GB of built-in storage, a 440mAh battery (with about an hour of shooting time) and three video modes: 1080/30p, 720/60p and 720/30p. We had a chance to go hands-on with Pivothead earlier today, and took the glasses for a spin on the streets of New York City. You’ll find that sample video, along with our impressions, just past the break.

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