Heads-up shows come to paintball goggles

Heads-up displays come to paintball goggles

Recon Devices, the Canadian wearables outfit bought by Intel final yr, has launched a heads-up show for paintball lovers. A lot in the identical means Recon partnered with Oakley to supply its Airwave sports activities goggles, the agency has teamed up with Empire Paintball to create the Empire EVS. The gadget makes use of the sport guts because the Airwave — a know-how referred to as Snow2 — albeit in a brand new masks that is designed to face up to the trials of paint-based mostly battle.

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In response to the agency, the heads-up show will have the ability to present battle-essential info like ammo counts, subject maps and teammate places. The gadget itself is operating a model of Android and is packing a 1GHz twin-core processor, Bluetooth four.zero, WiFI in addition to GPS. The masks, in the meantime, comes with twin-pane lenses that forestall inner fogging and a decrease skirt that encourages ball bouncing.

We do not know but how a lot the gadget will set you again, and the corporate has additionally been a bit of tight-lipped about once we can anticipate shipments to start. For the previous, Oakley’s Airwave retails for round $649, whereas the Snow2 sensible glass insert by itself is $399, so we might guess $500 is an inexpensive amount of money to start out saving.

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