For years, police cars have been outfitted with cameras and microphones collecting fuzzy footage and scratchy audio that had limited use.

But now one company, Pivothead, is putting superior technology into sunglasses worn by highway patrol officers in places like Austin, Texas. The glasses are able to capture the details of a driver's face in high-definition and record conversations at higher bit rates using smaller, more precise microphones.

Pivothead's Zach Barbitta says the benefits are many.

"For some professionals it mitigates insurance premiums. No longer does a police officer have to spend his time in court justifying a drunk driver - it was all captured on Pivothead.