While Google Glass positions itself as an all-purpose heads-up display, the Recon Instruments Snow2 is a more targeted, mountain-specific sports accessory meant to provide users with data and feedback on the go. AppleInsider recently had the chance to test out the Snow2 integrated with Oakley's Airwave 1.5 goggles when paired with Apple's iPhone.
What do you get when you cross a heads-up display and a pair of goggles? Google Glasses of course! There are a lot of people out there who are getting very excited about Google Glasses. We’ve got plenty of those people right here atShow More Summary
But you'll look awfully strange doing so. Two days after Google showed off a redesigned Glass for prescription glasses, the Mountain View, Calif.-based company has released five mini games for its heads-up display. Read Full Story
Lumus has long developed heads-up displays for the US military, but now it's using a developer kit called the DK-40 to bring its HUD tech to wearables outside the battlefield. The contraption's first stop was the CES show floor, so we couldn't resist...
Epson is going after Google with its own heads-up display glasses. The Moverio BT-200 is a head-controlled device with a screen that overlays a transparent computer monitor in the center of the user’s field of vision. The clunky, conspicuous...Show More Summary
We still have to wait and see what wearable fruit Intel's investment in Recon will bear -- and by "fruit," we mean Google Glass competitor. In the meantime, Recon's got a new HUD display for fans of snow on mountains and hurtling down said mountains. Show More Summary
If you're looking for something a little more rugged than Google Glass to take skiing or snowboarding, know this: Recon Instruments has just released its Snow2 heads-up display. This little Android-based guy fits inside a compatibleShow More Summary
Taking the Skully heads-up display helmet for a spin SAN FRANCISCO -- The scariest thing about riding a motorcycle are the cars and trucks. To help riders deal with big, boxy, and often lethal vehicles, the Skully P1 motorcycle helmet sticks a Google Glass-style heads-up display, rear-view camera, and Bluetooth in the helmet. Show More Summary
Today at the Disrupt SF Hackathon, Brent Bovenzi presented SmartDrive, a neat Google Glass app. Thanks to this hack, you get a true heads-up display to see how your car is doing — a kid’s dream come true. Moreover, you can unlock the car with your voice. Show More Summary
Google Glass, the Android-powered wearable device complete with a heads-up display (HUD) and a forward-facing camera, is inching ever closer to its projected early-2014 release. The device has taken the tech world by storm, as it will...Show More Summary
As if having a high-tech pair of glasses with a heads-up display and voice recognition wasn't enough, one company is now working on a handheld remote control for Google Glass.
While there are many futuristic uses for the heads-up display in Google Glass, several people I’ve met who were wearing them used them primarily to capture images and videos from their personal…
Former professional cyclist George Hincapie wearing the Recon Jet wireless connected eyewear with a heads-up display monitor. (Credit: Recon Instruments) Recon Instruments, which debuted its wirelessly connected eyewear with a heads-up display at Google I/O last month, is starting to take preorders for the gadgets. Show More Summary
The next generation of mobile devices seems to be wearable computing. This could be something like the heads-up display featured in the upcoming Google Glass, or something that you can wear on your wrist like the rumored iWatch. One technological … Continue reading ?
Google Glass made the world at large aware of the existence and potential of augmented reality headsets and heads-up displays. Surely we’ll see more and more similar devices appear. In fact, one…
Enticed by the much-hyped heads-up display but really not jazzed about living a life on Google+? Well Facebook and Twitter will be there, along with a host of other apps.
Google Glass is a lot of things, but it's hardly a superstar when it comes to the world of sports. Though we've seen proof it is at least water resistant, it doesn't feel particularly durable and isn't entirely well-suited to wearing while, say, sweating profusely during a lengthy climb on a road bike. Show More Summary
Recon Instruments is launching this futuristic-looking heads-up display, which is integrated to sunglasses. The idea is pretty much the same as Google Glass: to deliver information in an integrated way and the sunglasses integration may be just a little bit [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
Recon Instruments Chief Marketing Officer Tom Fowler tested the company's Jet heads-up display sunglasses during a chilly bike ride earlier this year. (Credit: Recon Instruments) No doubt, Google executives will spend plenty of timeShow More Summary
Google Glass-style heads-up displays are already on their way to the battlefield. As we fret over whether or not Google can manage to make frames that complement our bone structure, Google Glass–style displays are already becoming a reality for one group of users: soldiers. Show More Summary