Riding with Refuel and ANT+ Power

Blog & Insights and Commentary – Tom Fowler


Long, long before I joined Recon, I was a cyclist. In the last month, two additions came online for Recon Jet that might as well have been custom-designed for me: the Refuel app and ANT+ power support. Both have changed the way I ride in a truly substantial way, and I wanted to share why that is.

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Our Roadmap for Jet this Summer

Blog & Product Updates – Tyson Miller


Last month, Recon was acquired by Intel. The weeks leading up to and immediately following the announcement were intense, but Intel did a really amazing job of helping us through the transition. Now, we’re settling back in and doubling down on our mission: making Jet even more capable and powerful.

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Three Tips to Get More out of Jet with Engage

Blog & Insights and Commentary – Vero Best


I had a chat with George Hincapie the other day about Jet’s out-of-box experience. George made a really good point: a lot of first-time users are dying to get started, but they don’t know how to get the most out of their new Jet—and out of Engage.

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Today, Recon Jet Is Officially Open to Developers

Blog & Product Updates – Dan Eisenhardt

Recon Jet Engine
Jet has been an amazing product since day one. It’s the first smart-eyewear solution purpose-built for sports. It’s also among the most powerful wearables out there, with Android-based software and smartphone-class hardware.

Today, we’re setting the stage for Jet to become even more powerful. We’re introducing our completely revamped software development kit (SDK), accelerating Jet’s transformation from product to platform.

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Recon Instruments Brings ANT+ Power to Jet Smart Eyewear

Press Releases – Recon Instruments

ANT+ Power on Recon Jet

Vancouver, BC – June 18, 2015 – Recon Instruments, an Intel company, today added support for ANT+ power meters to its Recon Jet smart eyewear. Jet’s suite of core performance metrics is now complete, enabling athletes to train with more precision, less distraction, and greater focus than ever.

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Intel Acquires Recon Instruments

Blog & Insights and Commentary – Dan Eisenhardt

Leah Recon Jet

Yesterday, Intel completed its acquisition of Recon Instruments.

Not only is this a huge milestone for us and a pivotal event in the consumer electronics industry; we at Recon believe this is also a tremendous opportunity that will lead to amazing things, just as much for us as for our customers.

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Recon Instruments Sponsors Triathlete Andrew Starykowicz

Press Releases – Recon Instruments

Andew Starykowicz + Recon Jet

Vancouver, BC – June 11, 2015 – Recon Instruments, the award-winning technology company behind the world’s first smart eyewear designed for sports, is pleased to announce a partnership with professional triathlete and IRONMAN® champion Andrew Starykowicz. Starykowicz and Recon began collaborating on Jet’s design and functionality in March 2014, and their relationship has been integral to Jet’s success.

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Introducing Refuel, a Groundbreaking Smart Nutrition App for Recon Jet Smart Eyewear

Press Releases – Recon Instruments

Refuel Logo

Vancouver, BC – June 3, 2015 – Recon Instruments, the award-winning technology company behind the world’s first consumer smart eyewear for sports, is pleased to announce the introduction of Refuel, a groundbreaking smart nutrition app for Recon Jet smart eyewear. Developed in collaboration with Vega co-founder Brendan Brazier, Refuel allows athletes to maximize their performance by telling them when to drink and eat during an activity—and advising them on recovery refueling afterwards. Refuel is available now as a free download from Recon’s App Center.

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The First Jet App Is Here: Introducing Refuel

Blog & Product Updates – Tyson Miller

Refuel Andrew

One of the best things about Recon Jet is how open it is. Our custom operating system is based on Android, and once our new SDK comes out later this month, developers will have the freedom to create totally new features and use cases.

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