Recon Instruments made sporty smart glasses you might actually want
While shooting in Park City last December for our Top Shelf episode on winter tech, I finally got to test a product I’d waited years to try: ski goggles with a heads-up display. The technology was made by Recon Instruments, a Canadian company started in 2008 as a business school project at the University of British Columbia.
The software was a bit sluggish, and the battery only lasted about half a day on the mountain, but otherwise the experience was amazing. Seeing my speed and altitude in real time was thrilling, and the live trail maps completely enhanced my time on the mountain. It was a transhuman kind of experience.
The Recon Jet is the next evolution of that experience, and it’s much more accessible. It takes that same idea of…
Source:: The Verge