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Check out the new Engage Community page

Blog & Product Updates – Tyson Miller

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We’ve added a new section to Engage.

It’s called Community, and it doesn’t just show you all your friends at a glance. It also makes it super easy to find and add new ones. There’s a list of suggestions, like people you may know or friends of friends. And if you’re looking for inspiration, the Community section lists Engage’s most active users right alongside our Recon-sponsored athletes.

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Recon Instruments, Empire Paintball Deliver World’s First Smart Paintball Mask

Press Releases – Recon Instruments

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Vancouver, Canada – January 6, 2016 – Recon Instruments, an Intel company, has partnered with Empire Paintball to introduce the Empire EVS, the world’s first smart paintball mask.

The Empire EVS combines a cutting-edge paintball mask design with an integrated Recon Snow2 heads-up display, enabling the delivery of critical, real-time information like ammunition counts, field maps, and teammate locations on a display positioned just below the wearer’s right eye. Armed with instant access to these valuable tactical cues, paintballers can enjoy a degree of situational awareness and squad effectiveness previously possible only in video-game experiences.

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Sharing your activities with Engage

Blog & Insights and Commentary – Kevin Mann

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Engage is the diary of your active life. Activity stats are central to it, but they’re not the whole story. We also built Engage to be social from the ground up. In a matter of seconds, Engage allows you to show off your freshly completed activities to friends and followers—and to make them jealous of your new Recon device!

Here are some tips on how to get started.

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Recon Instruments Releases Airwave GoPro® Connect app for Oakley® Airwave 1.5 and Recon Snow2

Press Releases – Recon Instruments

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Vancouver, Canada – December 4, 2015 – Recon Instruments, an Intel company, has released a new app for skiers and snowboarders. Dubbed Airwave GoPro® Connect, the app allows winter-sports athletes to control GoPro® HERO4 cameras remotely—and to access a real-time viewfinder—using snow goggles like Oakley’s Airwave 1.5, which are equipped with Recon’s Snow2 heads-up display.

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TEDxVancouver 2015: We need wearable technology heroes

Blog & Insights and Commentary – Dan Eisenhardt

I recently had the privilege of speaking at TEDxVancouver 2015. In my talk, I spoke about the relationship between vanity and technology—how that relationship impacts the choices we make, and how dramatically that relationship can change when the conditions are right. I also shared some of my predictions about the role of wearable technology in tomorrow’s world, where we’ll be bombarded with more information than ever before.

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Recon Instruments Partners with Rochester Optical to Offer Prescription Inserts for Recon Jet

Press Releases – Recon Instruments

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Vancouver, BC – November 19, 2015 – Recon Instruments, an Intel company, has partnered with Rochester Optical to deliver the first prescription inserts for Recon Jet™ (now available online). Jet is not designed to fit over other eyewear, which presents a challenge for the users who normally wear prescription glasses. Rochester Optical’s prescription insert allows those users to take full advantage of Recon Jet smart eyewear for the first time.

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Introducing the Recon SDK 4.3

Blog & Product Updates – Ali Mohazab

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Today, we are releasing a major update to the Recon SDK. This update adds important new functionality and streamlines the overall SDK experience, lowering the barrier to entry for novice developers who want to write apps for Recon Jet and Snow2.

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