VANCOUVER, British Columbia – January 04 , 2012 – Recon Instruments, award winning innovator of Micro Optics Display (MOD) technology for action sport athletes and an Official Sponsor of the Swatch Freeride and Freeskiing World Tour Revelstokle , will provide hands-on demonstrations of MOD and MOD Live in the mid-mountain Sponsor Village during the event at Revelstoke Mountain Resort, BC, Canada January 4-11. The GPS-enabled goggles provide a variety of data particularly useful to freeskiiers and riders like vertical, speed, navigation and jump analytics .
“The Swatch Freeride and Freeskiing Revelstoke World Tour will play host to the world’s best big mountain freeskiers and riders,” said Darcy Hughes, Chief Marketing Officer, Recon Instruments. “Access to our Nav app and the ability to measure vertical and speed in real time are something even the most accomplished backcountry skiers and riders should be armed with.”
The Android-based MOD Live ships with several industry-first applications: Buddy Tracking , Smartphone Connectivity , Music Playlist Mode , and Camera Connectivity for use in the future with select wireless point-of-view action cameras.
Recon’s HQ Online community extends your Alpine experience after a day on the slopes, with sharing, bragging, and exploring everything the mountain had to offer long after your day is over. Skiers and riders can re-live and learn from their trips and runs, add images and video to create a highlight reel to share with other community members or with friends and family on Facebook and Twitter.
MOD and MOD Live are available now for $299 and $399 MSRP respectively at leading sporting goods retailers like REI, Sport Chalet, Mountain Equipment Co-op, and online at Amazon, www.sportinglife.ca and more.
For additional information about Recon Instruments please visit www.reconinstruments.com or follow us at @Reconinstrument and facebook.com/reconinstruments .
About Recon Instruments
Recon Instruments strives to innovate and lead direct-to-eye communications in any fast-paced environment, such as action sports. A multi-patent and patent-pending technology platform integrates Micro Optics Display systems with state-of-the-art sensor and GPS technology, providing easy access to navigation, communication, and performance-based information. With offices in Vancouver and London, and boundless testing grounds on Whistler and beyond, Recon Instruments is dedicated to advancing the performance, participation and ethos of sport. Trust your instruments. www.reconinstruments.com