Recon Introduces Deep Social Integration to Heads-Up Displays

Posted by Techvibes NewsDesk

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.

Company:
Recon Instruments
Website:
http://www.reconinstruments.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Recon Instruments is the world leader in smartglass technology for sports and high intensity environments. Founded in 2008, Recon’s award winning multi-patent and patent-pending technology platforms integrate a Heads-up Display (HUD) with a state-of-the-art micro-computer and sensor suite that provide performance information, navigation, and more, direct-to-eye, in real-time. Recon’s HUDs run an operating system... more


Related Articles


blog comments powered by Disqus

Techvibes NewsDesk

Techvibes NewsDesk

Techvibes is Canada's leading technology media property.Founded in 2002, Techvibes covers technology and business news that impacts Canadians. We combine breaking local news with international coverage to deliver a unique balance of insight and information. The Techvibes Newsdesk covers a broad beat and publishes general news stories. If you have a story you would like covered, email... more



Who's Hiring



Recent Comments

Powered by Disqus