Recon Instruments

Recon Instruments

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 with an open SDK to empower developers to create apps for an endless variety of sports, social and contextual cases. With worldwide distribution and partnerships with leading technology and optics companies, Recon continues to define and evolve the HUD category.

Software, Web Design & Development, Mobile

Job Opportunities at Recon Instruments

Android Framework Developer
Company Overview 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... more

News on Recon Instruments

Tech Fest Recruiting Event Returns to West Coast
Last year Techvibes hosted a recruiting event called Tech Fest that brought together the hottest tech companies in Vancouver. The one-of-a-kind event had a lineup of execs from some of fastest... more
Launch Academy Pitch Day Showcases Promise of Emerging Vancouver Startups
Many cliches should be burned on a pyre. But some endure for good reasons—like the hoary old chestnut about the third time being the charm. For Launch Academy's third Pitch Day was by all... more
Daft Hack Builds App for Recon Wearables to Win $10,000 at GROW Hackathon
After hours of coding and an afternoon of presenting, Wavefront's GROW Hackathon has ended and the judges have scored the apps. In third place was an app called Whistler Passport. In second... more
Thalmic Labs Integrates Myo Armband with Smartglasses Including Google Glass and Recon Jet
Thalmic Labs today annonced the integration of its flagship product, the Myo armband, with smartglasses, including Google Glass, Epson Moverio, and Recon Jet. The Myo armband enables workers to... more
Recon Instruments Proves Power of Niches in Wearable Market with Successful Focus on Verticals
Dan Eisenhardt didn't come from a family of entrepreneurs; he'd never run a company or been a CEO. But the former competitive swimmer didn't hesitate to dive in head first when he founded his tech... more
16 Vancouver Tech Startups to Compete in TechPong Tournament for Charity
16 Vancouver tech startups will be competing this autumn in the city's first-ever "TechPong" tournament. Hosted by Unbounce and Chimp, the ping pong tournament will support charities in the... more
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... more
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... more
Vancouver's Recon Instruments Secures 'Significant Capital' from Intel's Investment Arm
Recon Instruments, which created the world’s first consumer Heads-up Display for sports, just announced that Intel Capital has made a "significant investment" in the company. According to... more
Recon Instruments Reveals Heads-up Display Integrated with Sunglasses at Google I/O
Vancouver's Recon Instruments is showing off an early version of Recon Jet at Google’s annual developer conference, Google I/O. The high-performance heads-up display delivers information... more
Recon Instruments Launches Heads-Up Display for Human Flight
Vancouver's Recon Instruments announced this morning the limited release of an innovative Heads-Up Display designed specifically for precision human flight. Recon’s HUDs have already... more
BC Tech Companies Contribute to Canadian Exports
The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Association of British Columbia announced today the 27 finalists for the 30th annual BC Export Awards. The prestigious awards recognize companies and... more
BCTIA Announces 2012 Technology Impact Award Finalists
Today the BCTIA announced the finalists for the 2012 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs). Under the awards theme of 'BC's Mark on the World', the 2012 finalists reaffirm British Columbia's status as... more
VC-funded Recon Instruments Named 2012 Edison Award Winner
Vancouver's Recon Instruments has been named a 2012 Edison Award Winner for MOD Live, the world’s first and only Heads-up Display (HUD) for alpine goggles. Recon won the Bronze Award in the... more
Recon Instruments raises $10 Million from Vanedge Capital
Vancouver's Recon Instruments announced today that it has raised a $10 million Series A round from a group led by the venture capital firm Vanedge Capital with participation from Kopin... more
Recon Instruments bring apps to your Googles. Up first, your heartrate
Vancouver's Recon Instruments made two announcements today at CES. In May 2012 they will be launching a Software Development Kit (SDK) for the Android based MOD Live (Micro Optics Display) and... more
And the WINNER of a Recon Instruments MOD Live Kit is…
One of the prizes in our 12 Days of Xmas giveaway is a MOD Live Kit from Recon Instruments. The winner of this accessory is… Francisco Abril! Congratulations. Look out for an email from... more
Win a MOD Live Kit from Techvibes courtesy of Recon Instruments
Today's holiday gift featured in our 12 Days of Xmas with Techvibes giveaway is the MOD Live Kit courtesy of Recon Instruments. MOD Live is an interactive display for the... more
Recon Instruments takes ski goggles into the future
Literally just down the block from our offices here at Techvibes, a Yaletown company has taken skiing technology to new heights. And then, down a slope to new lows. Sorry, couldn’t help... more
VEF Momentum
VEF Momentum kicked off its series of events for younger entrepreneurs with its first event at Tunnel Multi-Lounge last night. In the keeping with its goal of inspiring young and aspiring... more

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