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Recon Instruments Snow2 HUD arrives for those heading to the slopes

Recon Instruments has unveiled their latest wearable, the Snow2. This is another powered by Android and as the snow in the name would imply, it is intended for use on the slopes. In fact, one of the items the Snow2 HUD monitors is jump airtime. Recon Instruments has these compatible with goggles from Oakley, Scott and others and also packaged together in a bundle with the UVEX G/GL9 Recon Ready goggles.

GlassUp glasses launching as a second screen for your smartphone

A big item of discussion lately seems to be focused on getting details of incoming messages from your smartphone without having to remove it from your pocket. We have seen plenty of smartwatches, which are essentially serving as a second-screen for your phone. And well, it looks like we now have a similar setup being done with a pair of glasses. These are called GlassUp and have recently launched as an Indiegogo offering.

Garmin HUD arriving as portable heads-up display for Android

A heads-up display is a feature found on some newer and some higher-end cars, however thanks to Garmin, that same feature can now be added to any vehicle. This functionality will be arriving as the Garmin HUD and it will work with the Navigon (or Garmin StreetPilot) navigation apps. While not yet shipping, the Garmin HUD has been priced and is expected to begin shipping later in the summer.

Recon Jet Pilot Edition pre-orders launch with Tour De France pricing

Recon Instruments unveiled the Recon Jet wearable computing glasses back during Google I/O and as of today we have a bit of follow-up in terms of the pricing and availability. And in a bit of good news for those who may have been waiting, pre-orders for the Recon Jet glasses will be available as of today. These will be the 'Pilot Edition' and they are sitting with a price tag of $499.

Sensics 3D SmartGoggles concept brings Android on board

Head-mounted displays haven't quite caught on yet, but they're sure to be the breakthrough product of 2007 2008 2010 sometime soon. Startup company Sensics wants to try a different approach than products currently on the market. Instead of releasing a pair of glasses as a simple screen for other devices, their SmartGoggles concept is a stand-alone unit, with a full version of Android on board.

Android-powered MOD Live makes you a ski slope Terminator

Little GPS gadgets have been a long-time fan for hikers, runners, and skiers, but it looks like Recon Instruments' new MOD Live takes things to a higher elevation. The newest model of wearable computer pairs with your Android phone over Bluetooth to give you a live map of the area, share your run online, and access music and texts without reaching into your coat. The information is sent to a tiny screen that lives on the inside of your goggles.