NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Oct 1, 2012) - Pivothead (www.pivothead.com), makers of the world's only 1080p High Definition Hands Free (HDHF™) video recording sunglasses for seamlessly chronicling life's everyday adventures, today announced the market-wide availability of Air Pivothead™, a portable wireless drive/router specifically created to simplify and enrich the overall Pivothead user experience. Users simply connect Air Pivothead to their Pivothead sunglasses to immediately share their videos and photos wirelessly and securely via WiFi to iPhone®, iPad®, iTouch® and Android™ mobile devices.
Air Pivothead includes ports for an SD Card and USB flash drives, offering added convenience and flexibility for sharing Pivothead content, music, and other files with up to five WiFi-enabled devices. Air Pivothead is the size of a half-deck of playing cards and features a built-in Li-On battery providing up to three hours of WiFi hotspot access. Alternatively, a battery charge will last approximately one hour when transferring files from Pivothead Eyewear. Air Pivothead can also be used as an emergency smartphone charger. A free companion Air Pivothead mobile app is available today for Android devices on Google Play, and coming soon for iOS devices.
"Each of our avid fans is the producer, director and camera crew for the creation of the compelling content that is their life's story, and they are emphatic about sharing their adventures as they happen," said Christopher Cox, founder and president of Pivothead. "Air Pivothead empowers our customer to experience and share their 8MP photos and full 1080p videos immediately in near real-time with nearby friends and family, and our mobile apps make it incredibly convenient and easy to edit, trim and post content to Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites."
Pivothead's ever-expanding line of stylish yet rugged sunglasses currently includes 17 eyewear styles, including four styles specifically designed for women. The entire family offers a broad array of options and features for the ultimate in flexibility, with various models featuring polarized lenses, tinted lenses, full UV A/B/C blocking, anti-scratch coatings, hydrophobic lenses, and interchangeable lenses on select models. Custom prescription lenses are available for select models as well, and can be ordered at http://www.pivothead.com/products/.
Every model and style of Pivothead sunglasses incorporates a camera discretely centered in the bridge for the truest first-person perspective possible. Now, High-Definition Hands-Free (HDHF™) video recording is always one click away, without the need for after-market mounts or geeky helmet cams. The lens, featuring an 8MP Sony CMOS sensor, can capture full 1080p HD MP4 format video at 30 frames per second as well as 8MP stills. The glasses include 8GB of internal memory, which can store up to one hour of amazingly brilliant video content.
Pricing and availability:
Air Pivothead is available for $99.00 MSRP from Pivothead and at select retailers in the U.S. Pivothead eyewear is available for $349.00 MSRP from Pivothead and at select retailers in the U.S. For more information, please visit www.pivothead.com.
Headquartered in New York City at the intersection of Fashion and Technology, progressive upstart Pivothead is blazing a fresh trail in wearable technology with the world's first and only 1080p HD video recording sunglasses for today's fashion-forward life enthusiasts who share a passion for style, technology and adventure. Featuring state-of-the-art camera technologies seamlessly fused with brilliantly styled and superbly crafted sunglass frames; Pivothead brings unprecedented comfort, always-ready simplicity and sensuous style to true hands-free still photo and HD video capture. To experience our ever-expanding collection of frame styles or accessories, or to discover how Pivothead is forever changing the way we chronicle the adventure we call life, visit www.pivothead.com.