Lifelogging camera startup Narrative has bagged a new chunk of funding to fuel a U.S. push, taking in $8 million led by Khosla Ventures. Existing investors True Ventures and Passion Capital also participated in the round. It’s the first outside investment for the 2012-founded Swedish startup since last October, and brings its total funding to-date to $12.2 million.
The lightweight 5 megapixel Narrative Clip camera is designed to be worn on the person — for instance clipped to a lapel or the neck of a T-Shirt — and once set going it takes a photo at set intervals, such as 30 seconds or two minutes. Users can also double tap on the device to capture a shot on demand. The camera hardware has companion Android and iOS apps that let users view and organize their snaps — with the software automatically organizing shots into discrete sequences that can be searched and shared.
The small size and minimalist looks of the camera…