Posts belonging to Category 'Press Release'

Unistellar ENVISION Smart Binoculars with Augmented Reality (AR) Integration – Hype or Reality?

Unistellar, a leading innovator in consumer astronomy, has recently announced the Envision smart binoculars. This groundbreaking device promises to transform stargazing and exploration with features like augmented reality (AR) overlays, guided navigation, and shareable target lock. However, before diving headfirst into the celestial adventure, a critical assessment of these functionalities is essential.


Swarovski 52mm NL Pure Binoculars – Details, Specs & My Thoughts

Swarovski Optik has officially introduced the highly anticipated larger NL Pure 52mm binoculars, further expanding their flagship NL Pure range. Offered in two magnifications, 10x52 and 14x52, these binoculars cater to outdoor enthusiasts and nature observers seeking improved low-light performance from an alpha-level range that already offers an almost unparalleled optical performance, all bound up […]


VORTEX Introduces 8x32 & 10x32 versions of their Razor UHD Binoculars

Discover Vortex’s latest Razor UHD 8x32 and 10x32 binoculars. Designed for those who prioritize lightweight convenience without sacrificing performance. Learn about their exceptional optical features, rugged design, and included green GlassPak Pro Binocular Harness. Perfect for any adventure.


Introducing the New: Maven S1.2 25-50x80mm Spotting Scopes

Details on the new Angled and Streight through Maven S1.2 25-50x80mm Spotting Scopes with interchangeable eyepieces


Exciting News! BBR joins the BGFG Family

The super exciting news at BBR is that we have been acquired by BGFG, a digital media company located in Manchester, UK. BGFG brings with them a lot of expertise and has a diverse and expanding portfolio of brands across technology, gaming, lifestyle, and now the outdoor and nature exploration niches. I will remain with […]


KabukiGlasses: Wearable Binoculars Gifted to G7 Spouses

KabukiGlasses, wearable binoculars gifted to G7 spouses at the recent G7 summit in Hiroshima, Japan. Explore the features, design, & viewing experience of these remarkable binoculars, highlighting Japan’s commitment to technology and international cooperation.


Maven CS.1 Spotting Scope Lineup Expanded

LANDER, Wyo. (Feb. 23, 2023) – Maven, the Wyoming-based manufacturer of premium optics,has just announced a brand new variation of their CS.1 Spotting Scope: the Maven CS.1 Spotting Scope. Developed to provide a powerful, yet compact spotting scope with an excellent level of optical performance that Maven says “won’t break the bank”, but originally only […]


New Compact ZEISS SFL 30 Binoculars Announced

Coming this spring, ZEISS has said that it will be introducing two new “ultra-compact” binoculars into their SF range. Lightweight & Compact These new models will have 8x30 and 10x30 configurations and thus use 30mm objective lenses, meaning they are most certainly small, but I personally would not describe them as ultra-compact binoculars. That being […]


Swarovski NL Pure Binoculars: Review of Main Features

BBR Video New Swarovski NL Pure binoculars! My reactions & thoughts on their main features as they were presented to the world via the Swarovski Optik International Launch Event Before You Buy In this article as well as in the video above, I evaluate, comment on, and review the headline features on the new Swarovski […]


New Vortex Diamondback HD 15x56 binoculars

Wisconsin-based Vortex Optics has just announced the introduction of the 15x56 configuration to their very popular Diamondback HD series which at first glance look sure to put a big smile to those looking for a high performance, but great value long-range binocular ideal for uses like hunting, general wildlife observation, long-distance birding, security, surveillance, plane […]