Recon Introduces Deep Social Integration to Heads-Up Displays

Vancouver's Recon Instruments announced today that it has completed full Facebook social media integration with Snow2.

Recon is the award winning technology company behind the world’s first consumer Heads-up Displays (HUD) for sports.

Harnessing the power of Recon’s recently released Snow2 HUD technology, this integration enables users to share performance stats in real time – including ‘best ever’ stats for speed, vertical descent, distance covered and more -- directly and automatically to Facebook, while on the slopes.

Additionally, this new software release offers the first ever two way communication between a HUD and social network, as once the user enables social posting, they will be able to see likes, comments and messages from their friends, direct-to-eye, in the users Snow2 HUD.

“Facebook is the largest and most pervasive social media platform available and our first choice for integration into our heads-up displays,” said Shane Luke, Chief Product Officer for Recon Instruments. “The new version of our OS combined with apps for iOS and Android, represents a significant advancement in user experience for our customers.”

To enable these new social features Recon have also brought significant updates to both iOS and Android mobile apps. Through the combination of Recon OS 3.2 and the updated mobile apps, this entirely new suite of social media engagement is accessible for Snow2 users.

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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