Last week, Garmin unveiled the new VIRB Ultra 30 — a waterproof action camera with the power…
At CES this week, Garmin launched a new in-sight display for cyclists called Varia Vision. Similar to the 4iiii Cliiiimb, the display unit attaches to your sunglasses (either side) and projects data from compatible devices, including ride data from Garmin Edge 1000 and Edge 520 bike computers, smart notifications from phones, turn-by-turn directions, and warnings from Garmin’s Varia rearview radar system.
There is only so much room on your handlebars for gadgets–lights, bike computer, and action camera all fighting for prime real estate. To help streamline your growing pile of accessories, Joby created the Action Bike Mount that accommodates multiple devices on a single platform, including lights for added visibility.
Not to be upstaged by Polar or even Microsoft, Garmin gets ready to release their own activity tracker with optical heart rate sensor–the Vivosmart HR. By ditching the external heart rate strap in favor of their own Elevate optical technology and adding a new display, Garmin hopes to better compete with the other high-end activity trackers on the market.
This week at Interbike, Wahoo Fitness introduced the ELEMNT–a standalone, GPS-enabled cycling computer that the company hopes will chip away at Garmin’s dominance in the market. By loading up the device with wireless connectivity and pairing with your phone instead of your computer for setup, personalization and control, Wahoo hopes to simplify the entire user experience and leave you to simply focus on the ride.