Google Glass Gets a Competitor for Extreme Sports Fanatics




Like Google Glass, but concerned that your activities might be too extreme for it to handle? Take a look at the Recon Jet, a Glass-like device aimed at the sports crowd. Not only is it made to be more durable, but the information shown in the head-mounted display is sports-related.

For example, when I donned the Jet at a hands-on (eyes-on?) at Google I/O 2013, the heads-up display — which is almost identical in size to the one on Glass — showed me statistics of my speed and altitude. Although company reps weren’t specific about which sports the Jet is suited for, I can think of at least two that could use those stats: skydiving and skiing. Read more…

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