Do you remember Google's Clips camera?

Shortly after announcing the new Home Max and Home Mini speakers, as well as the new Pixel phones last autumn, Google brought out a camera that uses artificial intelligence to capture moments you might otherwise miss. Called Clips, it was announced with a $249 price tag. But it didn't get a release date, and it still hasn't launched.

The company has yet to say when you will be able to get our hands on it. However, the device has just cleared a major obstacle: It passed its FCC certification, according to Variety, though the actual filing itself doesn't specifically mention Clips, but rather the model number "G015A", which has appeared in the device's marketing materials.

So, what does this mean? Clips is one step closer to landing on stores' shelves, which is about time, considering it was announced three months ago. It features a 12-megapixel sensor and 130-degree field-of-view lens, and it's designed to take photos at 15fps. It also has 8GB of internal memory and three-hour-of-continuous-use battery.

The hardware is only now being finalised, as evident by the FCC certification, but we should be able to buy it real soon.