Third Eye video camera

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Hammacher Schlemmer’s $300 “Third Eye” camcorder looks silly planted in the middle of the model’s head. I, however, will be wearing it as an eyepatch.

The Third Eye Video Camera.

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25 Responses to Third Eye video camera

  1. dainel says:

    Why not just put it in a hat?

    Or an mp3 player you can clip to your shirt pocket.

  2. netsharc says:

    It’s only so big because it’s got everything inside: camera, SD-card interface and power source. A mobile phone’s camera is only this big:
    http://www.techblog.tomksoft.com/data/iphone/camera.jpg , so imagine just having a the lens separate and connected by a cable to the rest of the device in your pocket (looping the cable through behind your ears for example).

    I’d buy that..

  3. gogsy1999 says:

    why is it being modeled by Aaron Eckhart?

  4. Anonymous says:

    Camera! Apply directly to the forehead!

  5. WalterBillington says:

    Eyepatch – fantastic, on the money

  6. guy_jin says:

    one step closer to cyborgification.

  7. shahryarrakeen says:

    It would need Solid-Eye like functionality before can I consider buying it.

  8. ponto says:

    Get two and make stereo images. Use a seeing eye dog if you use ‘em as eye patches, though.

  9. noir says:

    Put one on your dog! See the world through its eyes!

  10. monstrinho_do_biscoito says:

    oh yes to robotic eyepatch, does it pan about in it’s little round socket like a manic robot eye should?

  11. nehpetsE says:

    cervical cap cam coming right up.

  12. jimh says:

    320 x 240 resolution lol

  13. strider_mt2k says:

    Yar

  14. Agies says:

    The Boss could have worn it as a codpiece for a reverse angle shot.

  15. BastardNamban says:

    Put it on facing behind you, and link it’s video out port to a small view-port LCD over one eye, eye-tap style. Congratulations, you can now see both in front of you and behind you at the same time, without depth perception perhaps…

    Whatever happened to that Korean made “camball” that showed up here a few months ago?

  16. ROSSINDETROIT says:

    Hammacher should just outsource product development to The Onion and make their descent into self parody complete.

  17. Anonymous says:

    Oh man! It’s like a cyborg Mad-Eye Moody!

    That would be totally sweet.

    Or you could be a film pirate! Sailing the seven torrent trackers, sitting in theaters and recording movies with your innocent camcorder eyepatch! Plundering and taking what ye will!

    The costume possibilities are endless.

  18. Malgas says:

    Funny, my first impression was that it looks like a tefillin for some sort of Cyber-Judaism. The philosophical ramifications of using a camera for a phylactery are kind of mind-blowing.

  19. killdeer says:

    /r/ pics of it being used as an eyepatch.

  20. The Lizardman says:

    Worn as eyepath = Look cool and make POV movies all at once

  21. Rob Beschizza says:

    “tefillin for some sort of Cyber-Judaism.”

    awesome

  22. JayeRandom says:

    @MDGreen #7: Indeed, if you combine this with Evernote and an Eye-Fi card, then Bush’s Memex is actually and truly available now. (That is, if you can get past the creep factor of trusting your documentstream to a company whose EULA says they “will not monitor, edit, or disclose the contents of Licensee’s private communications, except in the following circumstances: (i) if required to do so by applicable Laws”)

  23. Silveradept says:

    Looks like the Black Jewel from Morecock’s ‘Hawkmoon’ series.
    But could be an eyepatch, sure.

  24. RedShirt77 says:

    hey, didn’t you all do a post about a woman missing an eye that wanted to know about the possibility of having a camera or somehting in her eye socket. Sign her up for the eye patch camcorder.

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