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Recon Instruments Launches Partner Program to Accelerate Enterprise Ecosystem Growth

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Vancouver, Canada (August 15, 2016) — Recon Instruments, an Intel company, is announcing the launch of the Recon Partner Program, an initiative that empowers developers, independent software vendors, and system integrators with an array of resources to facilitate the deployment and monetization of software for Recon’s current and future enterprise smart-eyewear solutions.

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Recon Instruments Partners with Professional Triathletes Tim Don, Joe Skipper

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Triathletes Tim Don and Joe Skipper

Vancouver, Canada – March 4, 2016 – Recon Instruments, an Intel company, has entered multi-year partnerships with two professional triathletes: four-time world champion Tim Don and new talent Joe Skipper. The two triathletes recognized the unique benefits Recon Jet smart eyewear provides as a training tool for cycling and running, and today, they both utilize Jet as an integral part of their structured-training programs.

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Recon and APX Deliver a Complete Smart-Eyewear Solution for the Enterprise

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Barcelona, Spain  February 19, 2016  Recon Instruments, an Intel company, and APX Labs today announced a combined wearable-technology solution for enterprises looking to transform field service, maintenance, and manufacturing jobs. This solution, which combines APX’s Skylight software platform with Recon’s Jet smart eyewear, is ready to be deployed today. Recon and APX will also be demonstrating Skylight on Recon Jet in Intel’s booth at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

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

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

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

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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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Recon Instruments Reduces Price of Jet Smart Eyewear to $499

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Vancouver, BC – September 10, 2015 – Recon Instruments, an Intel company, is pleased to announce new, reduced pricing for Recon Jet, the world’s most advanced smart eyewear for sports and high-intensity environments. In the United States, Jet is now available for $499. In other countries, Jet can now be purchased for 499 EUR, 360 GBP, 469 CHF, 660 CAD, 799 AUD, or 64,500 JPY.

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Recon Instruments Brings ANT+ Power to Jet Smart Eyewear

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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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Recon Instruments Sponsors Triathlete Andrew Starykowicz

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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

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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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