In 2013, I told you about the arrival of Strava on Google Glass. fake oakley sunglasses cheap sale. A little later, Google signed a partnership with Oakley, which confirmed the interest in the American brand specialized in glasses for so-called smart models.
But in the end, Google Glass were never officially created.
Has not however Luxottica, owner of the Oakley brand, to continue working on smart glasses. Thus developed the Radar Pace, born from the collaboration with Intel. The first smart glasses sold allowing a real-time coaching.
- Oakley and Intel create glasses sports coach
We know Oakley love for new technologies. This month, the sports brand hit hard with the launch of the Radar Pace, a pair of sunglasses that incorporates a system of coaching in real time, including athletes will no longer happen.
- Optically, the Pace Radar is fitted with glasses Prizm, “a revolutionary glass manufacturing technology developed by Oakley Outelt online shopping, oakley sunglasses cheap sale, who brings out details to improve performance and allow a precise perception of colors”. But the real innovation lies in the device installed on the frame that includes a battery, a touch pad, headphones, internal sensors and microphones for voice control.
- With these glasses, athletes (runners and cyclists) have training programs, customized for their performance in real time and can ask questions about their training, thanks to the voice command. Helmet audio bluetooth lets more conventional way to issue or receive calls or listen to music.
- A true sports coach who follows you, advises you and motivates you on a daily basis based on the measurements (power, pace heart rate, speed, cadence, time, stride, distance). To work, the Radar Pace requires a mobile app available on Android and iOS.
No overlay of information on the screen, but it’s a start.
These connected glasses getting into a virtual coaching system in real time to voice activation.
The Radar Pace analyze real-time data of the athlete as the power output, heart rate, speed, cadence or distance to then provide information and advice in real time.
— Oakley (@oakley) March 13, 2017
The training programs are calibrated depending on the cyclist’s performance, monitor if the latter realizes her training properly and can even go up to readjust the program to account for the missed exercises.
In order to achieve this, Oakley and Intel achieved the tour de force to integrate very many sensors (accelerometer, gyroscope, sensors humidity, movement and proximity, as well as a barometer) in the arms of the glasses. The heart rate will be at him got through ANT + and Bluetooth on your usual belt.
In order to interact with its user, the Radar Pace are equipped with a pair of Earbud Headphones (remains to be seen how the law enforcement will interpret these headphones, now banned by bike) and three microphones with the Real Speech of Intel technology.
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This hands-free technology would allow athletes to freely ask questions they want while now their effort and their concentration. See what it can actually give.
A touchpad is placed on the left branch and allows to control several functions. It works on rechargeable battery via USB.
A Radar Pace application is available on Android or iOs and allows, thanks to the analysis of performance and training of the athlete, to offer advice, to encourage and to predict future training, all this in real time.
Remains to be seen if this advice will be tailored to all sports and at all levels, from the amateur to the professional runner runner.
Equipped with the latest PRIZM screens that bring out the details for
improve performance through a precise perception of color, the Oakley Radar Pace are available at the rate of € 439.
Not sure if this type of product is on its audience, but I find it similarly interesting work on “artificial intelligence” to calibrate workouts in real-time.