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FrontRow Wearable Camera is Perfect Accessory for Flavor Flav Cosplay

first_imgStay on target Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.If only Ferris Bueller had a FrontRow camera.The latest wearable from Ubiquiti Networks, FrontRow hangs around your neck like a modern Flavor Flav accessory, snapping photos and live-streaming video.“Unlike traditional cameras and smartphones requiring manual operation, FrontRow can operate fully autonomously—allowing one to capture life’s experiences while completely staying in the moment,” according to a company press release.The latest wearable from Ubiquiti Networks (via FrontRow)Weighing in at less than 2 ounces, the palm-sized device acts as a more aesthetically pleasing GoPro—attach it to the included lanyard (or your favorite chain), or clip it onto a collar or strap. (Upcoming accessories include a car window mount and flexible coil mount.)Then use the 2-inch touch screen, start/stop button, or companion mobile app to pick your poison: live stream on Facebook or YouTube, save media directly to Dropbox, share filtered photos with Instagram followers.FrontRow comes with 32GB of storage and 2GB RAM, so keep an eye on your contents to ensure you don’t reach capacity mid-stream.Any Bluetooth-connected handset running the FrontRow iOS or Android app acts as a remote control, as does the online UI controller at frontrow.com.Boasting a standby time of up to 48 hours, FrontRow can operate in Story Mode—Ubiquiti’s fancy name for time-lapse (see video above)—for up to 16 hours, and in the live-streaming mode for up to two. Charge on the go or at home with a USB Type-C connector.Connect with your smartphone, tablet, or the Web (via FrontRow)Currently available in jet black—and coming soon (Sept. 15) in rose gold—the $399 FrontRow camera is on sale directly from Ubiquiti Networks (with free overnight shipping, or via Amazon.FrontRow is not exactly novel: Manufacturers have been trying to perfect the wearable camera for years: from Google Glass to Snapchat Spectacles.The Narrative Clip 2, for instance, stores up to 4,000 photos or 80 minutes of HD video—and costs only $199. (Though all three colors—black, white, red—are temporarily out of stock.)Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Geek Pick: DJI Osmo Action Is an Impressive Camera DebutHere’s What Happened When Scientists Strapped Cameras to Cats last_img read more