The first generation Narrative Clip wearable camera captured a 5MP still image every thirty seconds to document daily life and special events from the user's point of view. The idea is that you'll never miss an important moment because the camera is constantly recording. Now its makers have launched the second generation of the device, the Narrative Clip 2. Like its predecessor, it can be attached to clothing or all sorts of surfaces using a variety of interchangeable mounts. 

The new model increases image resolution from 5 to 8MP, and at 90 degrees covers a wider angle than the first generation camera. The Narrative Clip 2 also introduces video capability. In addition to stills, users can now capture 10-second clips of 1080p HD video by double-tapping the Clip 2. Alternatively, you can start and stop recording via the dedicated Narrative smartphone app which is available for iOS and Android devices. Clip length can also be changed via the app. 

The camera uses Wi-Fi to upload images and video to the Narrative cloud service and Bluetooth to communicate with your smartphone. An integrated GPS module means location data is embedded in the image files, and 8GB of internal storage provide space for approximately two days of photos. The makers of the device promise 30 hours of battery life in continuous time-lapse and multiple days in standby. For outdoor use the Clip 2 is water-resistant. 

The Narrative Clip 2 will be available in Piano Black, Arctic White and Narrative Red for $199, and is expected to ship this month. The camera can be pre-ordered now on the Narrative website where you'll also find more information. The video below shows a range of Narrative Clip 2 video samples and gives you an idea of image quality.