Motorola Solutions Invests in Vancouver Wearable Firm Recon Instruments

Motorola Solutions has made an investment in Vancouver-based wearable technology firm Recon Instruments.

Motorola's investment, the amount of which was not disclosed, will help Recon fund its future products, including head-up displays, targeted at niche markets.

According to Dan Eisenhardt, CEO of Recon, the company has shipped more than 50,000 HUDs worldwide.


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Last September Recon announced that Intel Capital made a "significant investment" in the company to support Recon’s product development, marketing and global sales expansion and allow the Canadian startup to benefit from Intel Capital’s expertise in manufacturing, operations, and technology.

“Wearable computing is a major, accelerating phenomenon that re-defines how we use and interact with information,” Mike Bell, Vice President and General Manager of the New Devices Group at Intel Corporation, said at the time. “In Recon Instruments, we see compelling technology and a solid strategy to capitalize on the wearable revolution."


Recon Instruments
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Founded in 2008, Recon Instruments is a world leader in smart eyewear and smart goggle technology for sports and high intensity environments. Recon’s award-winning multi-patent and patent-pending technology platform integrates a high-contrast display with a state-of-the-art computing platform and sensor suite. Recon’s smart eyewear and smart goggles run an operating system with an open SDK to... more

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