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Swimming goggles with full HD camera

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Thanko has released swimming goggles with full HD camera that allows you to shoot videos and photos of scenery as you see it underwater.

With the goggles, you can take a 5MP full HD video (1080p) and HD video (720p) covering a 135-degree wide-angle view, and photos (QXGA 2048×1536). It's completely waterproof (IP68) and enables you to dive to depths of up to 3 meters.

On the right side of the goggles, there is a mini camera and control area including a movie start button and a camera shutter for photos. The vibration function and LED light tells you if the camera is taking a movie or photo even while you wear the goggles.

Price: 21,800 yen Size: 115x195x70mm Weight: 173g Interface: USB2.0 Battery: 660mAh lithium polymer battery Battery life: 1.5 hours Charging time: 2-3 hours Media: microSD card (up to 32GB)

Source: Thanko via AkihabaraNews

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Brilliant idea on the sea. Terrible idea in the swimming pool.

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A terrible idea in the swimming pool? Just think about the possible uses. Soon we'll be hearing news stories of sleazy college professors and police officers being arrested for taking unsavory underwater photos.

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just enjoy what you're doing. You don't need to take photos and video of things you'll never look at again

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Nothing is good if you abuse the crap of it. Do not punish majority just because one dumb ass do the wrong thing. Where I live, camera & video are totally banned in public swimming pool. Sad reality!

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I'm no perv, but why would you wear bathing suits in public that you wouldn't feel comfortable with other people seeing anyways? I don't see what the problem is.

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ahhh yes I can see all the pervs at the beach swimming upto girls to take photos

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This is really good in swimming pool as well as sea.

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