Introducing Wristcam: Photo, Video, and Live-streaming, Made for Apple Watch

By: WebWire

Wristcam debuts today, pioneering camera capture for Apple Watch. The Apple-certified camera system features high-definition self-facing and world-facing cameras in an ultracompact design that connects seamlessly with Apple Watch and iPhone via Bluetooth 5.0 and WiFi.

To see Wristcam in action, go to: https://youtu.be/L6UxYD9HyTU

Wristcam captures 1080p HD video, 4K resolution stills, supports video live-streaming, and is available in a collection of interchangeable band colors: Noir, Blanc, Gray, Rose, and Sage.  With a strong emphasis on privacy, Wristcam features bright LEDs next to both self-facing and world-facing cameras to clearly indicate when a photo or video is being captured.

Wristcam can be controlled directly from the device via a singular, multi-function button. The experience comes alive in the Wristcam app for Apple Watch, which displays a crisp live viewfinder, gallery, sharing, and additional controls.

Wristcam's lightweight, highly functional design is water-resistant and includes an internal battery and memory that automatically syncs freshly captured photo and video assets with iPhone while charging. The Wristcam Camera System is exclusive to Apple Watch and available for purchase for $299 at Wristcam.com.

The brainchild of an early Apple Watch program manager, former GoPro hardware lead, and streaming video product pioneers, the Wristcam experience is powered by the multi-patented, Atomic Visual Computing Engine. This unique software stack employs multi-layer networking and resource optimization to enable real-time visual processing for constrained mobile applications.

“Living with Wristcam feels a bit like having superpowers. Customers love our lightweight, casual camera for quick capture while staying in the moment. The phone isn't always within reach, and it's nice to have a camera handy when going out with friends, or going on a run, ride, or hike with just an Apple Watch,” says Ari Roisman, CEO and co-founder of Wristcam. “But it's Wristcam's live video capabilities that are truly next level and sci-fi worthy. I'm so proud of our team and the transformational product experience we've been able to craft. We are so excited to see all the new types of content and experiences Apple Watch users create with Wristcam.”

Wristcam features:


  • Interchangeable bands: Wristcam's modular band design makes swapping band styles and colors quick and easy

  • Watch App: See what each camera sees, snap photos, record videos, review captured moments, and share with friends, all directly from your Apple Watch

  • Quick Capture: Wristcam includes a quick capture button - Press once to snap a photo; Long press for video; Double-tap to switch cameras

  • Live Video: Unique live or later video walkie talkie experience lets you video chat in real-time with friends and family, on Apple Watch or iPhone

  • Instant Sharing: Share photo and video immediately from your wrist, or edit and share later from iPhone



Wristcam specs:


  • Dual-camera: 8-megapixel world-facing and 2-megapixel self-facing Sony cameras capture high-definition photo and 1080p video

  • Battery + Storage: With moderate to heavy use, Wristcam's battery lasts all day, and the 8GB of built-in memory holds over an hour of video or thousands of photos

  • Water Resistant: Tested to a depth of 1 meter for up to 30 minutes

  • Ultra-compact: At just 23 grams, the Wristcam camera is super lightweight 

  • Magnetic charging: USB charging cable seamlessly connects and rapidly charges 



Wristcam, headquartered in San Mateo, California, was co-founded by Ari Roisman, Roi Ginat, Liron Hertz, Matt Frischer, and Shawn Grening.

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