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SMART Architect Edition - Coal Black (Matte)

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  • SMART with Smoke Grey lenses and Half Jacket.
  • SMART, Smoke Grey Lenses, Metal Half Jacket.
  • SMART Architect Edition also comes with wire frames and clear lenses.
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 Product Description

SMART delivers a power-packed device with style that rivals even that of the most popular sunglass companies.


Endless customization options give you the chance to design a pair just for you. The swappable lenses and half jackets allow for an easy transition from business to swag in seconds. Make SMART match your style.


Never carry a camera again. SMART takes the conventional, clunky camera and converts it into a pair of shades that not only keeps you in the moment, but also captures it. With a touch panel, SMART allows the user to take a picture, record a video, even LIVE stream an event with a simple touch. Embedded Bluetooth technology makes it even easier to adjust settings and capture content quickly and efficiently.



SMART Features


Crisp 8mp Image Quality with Three Modes:


  • Single shot
  • Burst: Capture bursts of 3, 5, 10, or 16 photos at full 8 megapixel resolutions.
  • Time-lapse: Six time-lapse settings allow to you capture hands-free action sequences over an extended period of time.


Full 1080p HD Video with Multiple Focus Settings


  • Introducing an all new feature, the Grab. Grab capture allows for the user to record a 6 second video for that quick and unforgettable moment.


Street-Smart Notifications


  • Simple, subtle audio and visual notifications through an intelligent LED light guide


SMART has the capability to live stream your point-of-view. With the all new SMARTMOD™ System, SMART gives you the power to live stream your point-of-view from anywhere to anyone. Take your experiences and share them with the rest of the world - live.

*only compatible with purchase of the Live Mod Set       




Capture your perspective with the world’s most advanced wearable camera. 



  • Pivothead SMART Eyewear
  • 1 Fuel SMARTMOD™ w/ adapter
  • 1 set of Clear lenses
  • 1 set of Slate Grey lenses
  • 1 set of wire bottom frames
  • 1 8gb Micro SD card
  • 1 Micro USB cable
  • Quick start guide


  • Streaming resolution - 480p, 30fps *Note, this is only available with the Live Mod Set.
  • Higher resolutions can be unlocked

Video Capture

  • NTSC Resolutions - 1080p, 30fps | 720p, 60fps/30fps | 480p, 60fps/30fps
  • PAL Resolutions - 1080p, 25fps | 720p, 50fps/20fps | 480p, 50fps/25fps 
  • Standards - NTSC | PAL
  • Mp4 H.264 file type
  • Quality Settings - Super Fine | Fine | Normal
  • Focus Mode - Auto (4"-∞) | Fixed (2.8'-∞) | Macro (4"-8") | Continuous (4"-∞)
  • Exposure Compensation - ±2.0 EV 1/3 stop increments 
  • Exposure Modes - Auto | Bright Outdoors | Low Light
  • White Balance Settings - Incandescent | Sunrise & Sunset | Fluorescent | Sunny | Hazy | Cloudy | Heavily Overcast | Blue Sky | Outdoor
  • Audio - 44.1 Khz Onboard Mic
  • Black & White Mode 
  • Face Tracking
  • Time & Date Stamp


  • Configurable Auto Off - 3min | 5min | Never
  • Touch gesture control
  • Memory - Up to 32 GB SDHC Micro SD card
  • 3.7V Lithium Polymer 300mAh rechargeable battery
  • Charging - Micro USB, 5V DC 500mA
  • Data - Micro USB port
  • SMARTMOD compatible



  • Bluetooth LE 4.0
  • WiFi

Image Capture

  • Resolutions - 8 Megapixel | 5 Megapixel | 3 Megapixel
  • Single Shot | Burst Mode | Time-Lapse
  • Burst Mode - 16x | 10x | 5x | 3x
  • Time-Lapse Mode - 1 shot/1s | 1 shot/8s | 1 shot/30s | 1 shot/60s
  • JPEG file type
  • Exposure Compensation - ±2.0 EV 1/3 stop increments
  • Exposure Modes - Auto | Bright Outdoors | Low Light 
  • White Balance Settings - Incandescent | Sunrise & Sunset | Fluorescent | Sunny | Hazy | Cloudy | Heavily Overcast | Blue Sky | Outdoor
  • ISO Modes - Auto | 200 | 800 | 1600
  • Black & White Mode
  • Face Tracking
  • Time & Date Stamp 


  • 77.2 degree horizontal field-of-view
  • High-Quality Multi-Element 5P F2.0 Lens
  • 8 megapixel Sony CMOS Sensor (3264 x 2448 pixels)
  • Shutter: 1/2s to 1/4098s
  • 3.5mm focal length (equiv. 28mm on 35mm film)
  • Minimum Aperture: F2.0

LED Notifications

  • LED - 3 video/image status | 2 alert/eyewear status | 3 broadcast/SMARTMOD status





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 Warranty Information

1 Year Limited Warranty (United States)

*Note: Outside the United States, please contact a Pivothead Authorized reseller directly.

Pivothead frames, lenses and electronic components are guaranteed against manufacturing defects (12) months from the original date of purchase. Dated proof of purchase from and Authorized Pivothead Reseller will be required for all warranty claims. This limited warranty extends only to products purchased from Pivothead or a Pivothead Authorized Reseller. In the event of defects during this period Pivothead at its option will repair or replace the defective part or product with a comparable part or product. Any repaired product will be warranted for the remainder of the original Warranty Period or thirty (30) days, whichever is longer.

Exclusions and Limitations

Scratches on lens or frames are considered normal wear and tear, and are not covered under this warranty. Pivothead reserves the right to determine what is considered a manufacturing defect.

This limited warranty does not apply if:

(a) if any electronic compartments have been opened, the warranty is void
(b) the product has been altered or modified in any way, except by Pivothead,
(c) a repair has been attempted by anyone other than a facility authorized by Pivothead to repair the product,
(d) the product has not been operated, or maintained in accordance with instructions supplied by Pivothead,
(e) the product has been subjected to abnormal physical stress, dropping, water or sand damage, misuse, mishandling, electrical current fluctuations, negligence, or accident,
(f) the serial number on the Product has been altered, defaced, or removed.

Pivothead excludes liability for any loss or damaged data which is erased in connection with the repair or replacement of a warranty claim. Pivothead is not responsible for shipping charges associated with warranty returns. Pivothead assumes no liability for any accident, injury, death or any loss or claim related to or resulting from the use of Pivothead products.

Please note, all apparel purchases are not eligible for return unless new and part of a bundle package.

Obtaining Warranty Service

Please contact our Customer Service Department at service@pivothead.com if you are needing warranty services or have any questions at all. We’re here to help five days a week and will respond within 24 hours (usually much quicker though).

Our Customer Service Department will make all attempts to rectify your problems. If we are unable to resolve the issues, we will ask you to send in the product(s) for further review / assessment. In order to send in your product(s) for further review, you must first obtain a RETURN AUTHORIZATION NUMBER (RMA#).

Once you have received the RA#, as well as our return address, kindly return the product(s) with a copy of your original receipt and a brief explanation of the nature of the problem(s).

Once our team receives your product(s), we will first determine if the product(s) are experiencing issues because of a true manufacture defect or owner abuse/neglect. If the product(s) shows true manufacture defect, we will either repair or replace the product(s). Please be aware not to attempt repair yourself, as this will void the manufacture warranty.

* Shipments without RMA#, original product packaging and receipt will not be accepted, and returned back to sender without review.

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 Product Reviews

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  1. almost there

    Posted by Unknown on 13th Jul 2017

    Not a bad product for the price. I am disappointed (and now understand why the power pod is required) that the eyeglass battery runs out of power very quickly, even after a full charge. I have yet to have it last more than 15 minutes of not constant shooting pictures and videos, (and that is with the auto shutoff set to 3 or 5 minutes). I purchased the live stream pod but have not yet tried it. The pictures are clear but a future version should include some sort of zoom. A vast improvement over the original and hopefully future versions will offer more capability.

  2. Great quality but

    Posted by Unknown on 12th May 2017

    Pivothead Smart is a fantastic product compared to everything else on the market. The video and image quality is amazing for what it is. The only thing is my head is rather large and the size of the glasses makes it a bit too tight, the other thing is the battery life of the glasses is not as comparable as other glasses.

  3. awesome product

    Posted by teamaussie4@gmail.com on 17th Apr 2017

    I work with dogs in various skills. Tried a go pro with head gear, chest strap and holding it. Head and chest the camera bounced. Kinda hard to hold while working dogs. Purchased the Pivothead Smart edition. Love the ease of use. Love the crisp clear video.

  4. nice glasess

    Posted by Cesar G on 3rd Apr 2017

    I'm very happy with my sun glasses smart edition the quality are very fine and the size are very similar like to another glasses, the only issue is when it's recording the part of where the battery goes are to heat, but are very nice glasses

  5. Great video but battery doesn't last long

    Posted by David D on 13th Mar 2017

    I used these on a ski trip and they took some amazing video. However, the charge on the battery didn't last very long. Maybe 10-15 minutes. Not what I was expecting given current battery technology.

  6. Amazing Product, and the Possibilities are ENDLESS

    Posted by Jonathan Munnier on 26th Jun 2016

    I just want to say that I love these glasses. They're an innovative product that offers a lot out of the box, and with continued upgrades in software and development of more features in the future, plus maybe finding a way for a little bit more stability to reduce shakiness with quicker head turns and whatnot, there's a lot of potential to make an already amazing product even better! I've had them for about a week and a half, and I've already gotten a ton of interest in them from fellow musicians and falconers who were impressed by the video quality and live streaming potential these glasses have to offer. I believe in them enough that I've already applied to the affiliate program and I hope I get to become one, because I really enjoyed showing them to some of my bass brothers in the Warwick family, including the owner of Warwick. A few of them are already ready to buy a pair, and are waiting to see if I get accepted so they can buy some through me!

    I can't wait to see where the future leads for Pivothead, and I firmly believe that the arrow is only pointing up for this company!

    Keep rocking it!

    Jon Munnier

  7. A Valuable Piece of Technology for a YouTube Channel

    Posted by Joseph Drotos on 29th May 2016

    I have been a fan of Pivothead recording glasses for a long time. I owned the Pivothead Durango version in the past but I decided to upgrade when I discovered Pivothead was coming out with a new version.

    I wanted these glasses mainly for making videos for my YouTube Channel (JoDroProductions)

    I was pleasantly surprised of the build quality and style of the new Pivothead Smart glasses. I style mine with the half jackets because they seem more discreet that way. Battery life is very good, 20-30 minutes tops with out the fuel mod, 40-50 minutes with the fuel mod attached.

    Only issues I have found is that when the glasses overheat, you are not able to turn off the glasses, not even with the phone app's assistance. You will lose your footage if the glasses shut off while you are recording. The previous recorded files that are stored on the glasses will be just fine. Files only become corrupted when glasses shut off mid recording.

    Other than that I am very happy with my Pivothead Smart glasses and I already have several videos on my YouTube Page showcasing the glasses performance .

    Pivothead Smart Unboxing: https://youtu.be/33J_IXtQW-0

    Various Pivothead Smart test footage (playlist) :


  8. Great product with room for improvement

    Posted by Caine Hörr on 30th Apr 2016

    Today, I received my pair of SMART ARCHITECT BETA EDITION - COAL BLACK (MATTE) glasses.

    Here are my initial observations...

    The FedEx shipment arrived on time without issue.

    Unboxing the SMART ARCHITECT BETA EDITION - COAL BLACK (MATTE) glasses felt a lot like unboxing an Apple product. A lot of polish went into the packaging.

    Documentation has pictures for the bigger words. It's minimal at best. Everything else you might need is online. I printed the tech specs out to PDF just so I don't need to keep going online to get the details.

    Packaged documentation tells you to charge up. Unfortunately it does not tell you how long you'll have to wait. Online specified about an hour. The reality of the situation on my 2012, 17-inch MacBook Pro was more like 2 hours.

    I downloaded the OS X app. The firmware upgrade went smoothly.

    I registered my device online.

    REQUEST ARCHITECT SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS - Put the functionality into your desktop app - one stop shopping would be preferred here - besides, the serial number on the glass is super tiny. Almost as bad as Apple! Let the software pull the S/N and have a registration page in your desktop app for those of us who don't want to go blind trying to decipher if that's an uppercase I or a lower case l. ;-)

    Other than that, the OS X app is fairly straight forward. I'm not a fan of the Microsoft Windows 10 style UI and color scheme, especially on my Mac, but hey - at least the software performs as expected.

    I downloaded the iOS companion app for my iPhone - same as the OS X desktop app - performs as expected. I love the ability to control the camera from the phone and change settings on the fly. Very nice.

    I wish the iPhone app has a preview mode - similar to HTC's RE. Architect Software Developers - Something to think about... ;-)

    After everything was charged up, I took the unit out for a test run. Product documentation doesn't tell us how long the internal battery life is good for without a Fuel Mod. I got about 20-30 minutes in before LED's started flashing. According to the iPhone app, I was down to 50%.

    Physical design... The glasses have some weight to the front. This is to be expected since I'm guessing this is where the bulk of the components are physically located.

    The frames are a bit wide. I have a smaller head (6-3/4 hat size)... The glass feel a little loose and sloppy on me and when I lean forward, the slip forward off my nose. I'm going to have to find a way to make them more secure on my face.

    Touch controls worked quite well for video, image capture and burst mode. Getting the time lapse to work without the iPhone app is tricky and I doubt its something I will use much, especially without the app.

    I don't have the LiveMod yet, so I can't speak to those features.

    Image stabilization is fairly solid, but I do find myself getting a bit queazy when watching a video with a lot of motion (ie walking, head turning, etc.). The quality is pretty good. Superfine mode is still a bit grainy at times. I might need to play with the focus a bit.

    I walked around downtown for sometime while filming. The glasses were super discreet and no one batted an eye at me. I really like this.

    I did try to put the wire frames on and they were more trouble than they were worth. Stuck with the plastic frames. Also, I notice the threads on the glasses where the screws belong are plastic. Too many frame/lens swaps and you might end up with stripped plastic. I am thinking a little blue locktight might be in order too.

    All in all, a very nice set up.

    4 stars overall for quality and ease of use.

    I'm looking forward to the LiveMod arriving soon so I can test that out as well.

  9. Excellent Progress in POV Development

    Posted by Marcus on 21st Apr 2016

    I previously owned two pairs of Durangos but alas, both broke possibly due to hard use. I liked the way those glasses really clamped onto the head. Excellent for action.

    So, the SMART series are in many ways better: The look, the modularity and the much needed fuel mod! Had some issues with connectivity to the Android app, still drops out on connectivity but does get there.

    The additional battery juice support makes up for those niggles.

    Here's my only very minor gripe: the previous series really stuck to my head. The SMARTs are just a little loose on the head. I would really prefer these if they gripped my head like an octopus before using for action.

    Perhaps there's an accessory that could resolve this? A strap or something would make this awesome! Would definitely fall off at high speed otherwise.

    Anyway, love these and use everyday.

    Well done.

  10. Definitely improved!

    Posted by Unknown on 9th Apr 2016

    This model has some major improvements over the original and the smart features are much appreciated. Lights inside the front frame can be seen when wearing so you can tell when recording, streaming, or when livemod connects to wifi. Port covers keep coming off when removing livemod or fuelmod - will probably end up losing those but this is a minor fix - would suggest that one end stay attached. Great picture quality with lots of setting options and easy touch controls. Heat up when streaming but designed so that they don't touch your head where warm - something that was a problem with Google Glass, so kudos to the Pivothead team for working that out. Awesome product - bought 5 and will probably end up with a few more.

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