So Wearable technology is here and moving quite fast, maybe to fast for some, but other like me not fast enough. Now the pioneers like Nike and Apple, move with the tides, other for many reason have a hard time moving forward. Well the Jet by Recon Instruments, is a great alternative to Google Glasses, mainly for it rugged shell and go anywhere attitude, more for the adventure seeker than a trip to the coffee shop. Plus the price is $400 cheaper.
Recon Jet is a powerful standalone microcomputer with the onboard processing power, suite of sensors and networking capabilities you would expect from a tablet or smartphone. It's open platform and SDK allows developers to create apps for any activity where information, relayed direct-to-eye, changes the game.
• 3D accelerometer
• 3D gyroscope
• 3D magnetometer
• Altimeter & barometer application
Ambient temperature sensor
Optical touch sensor for UI control
Works in all weather conditions, and with gloves on
|PROCESSOR SUBSYSTEM||1 GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9|
• 1GB DDR2 SDRAM
• 8GB flash
|Wide screen 16:9 WQVGA display|
Virtual image appears as 30" HD display at 7'
Power-saving sleep mode
High contrast and brightness for readability in high ambient lighting
Bluetooth 4.0 (Bluetooth Smart)
• Apple MFi Bluetooth support
• MEMS GPS/INS Kalman filtering fusion algorithm
• Support for connectivity of up to 8 ANT+ peripherals
• Device charging/power
• Data transfer
AUDIO & VIDEO
Integrated speaker and microphone