Snapchat changes company name to Snap Inc., introduces Spectacles

Posted at 8:02 AM, Sep 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-26 10:00:25-04

The company behind Snapchat now has a new name  -- and a new product to push.

Snapchat officially changed its name to Snap Inc. over the weekend.

Snap Inc.’s new website identifies itself as a camera company, focused on products to "empower people to express themselves."

One of the company's first products: Spectacles. Move over, Google Glass.

Snap Inc. says in a news release that these sunglasses have an integrated video camera. The eyewear helps users capture moments in their every day life.

The video then transfers to the Snapchat app through Bluetooth or WiFi.

Snapchat says Spectacles shoots 115-degree video in a new circular format. 

No official word yet on when they will be released, Snap Inc. simply notes they will be available soon.