Announced at CES 2018 earlier this year, the next generation SOLOS smart glasses are now available to buy. Retaining the good looks and lightweight design of its predecessor, the specs build on the original features for cyclists and throw in functionality for runners.
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The glasses spit out critical information in real-time through sight and sound. There are newly expanded running capabilities, offering enhanced software to facilitate running metrics such as elapsed time, speed, power, pace, cadence, heart rate and more. Furthermore, users will benefit from turn-by turn navigation, and new audio features including voice control, phone calls, listening to music and group chat communication. Plus you get all the great cycling features of the first generation specs.
The lightweight design has benefitted from a few upgrades including interchangeable lenses and an adjustable nose piece for added customization. An important part of the design is the advanced Vista™ screen display. Measuring just 4mm in height, it enables heads-up see-through vision helping users to safely view their data while keeping their eyes on the road.
The system is compatible with iOS and Android smartphones and Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches, along with most BLE and ANT+ running and cycling equipment. The rechargeable battery lasts up to five hours, and the intelligent glasses play nice with Strava, TrainingPeaks and Under Armour.
“SOLOS lets me keep my head up to stay safe and enjoy the view with the data I need, where I want it. I’ve also started enjoying music and phone calls through the onboard speakers, while keeping my ears free and fully aware of my surroundings when I am out on the road,” said Phil Gaimon, SOLOS athlete and trailblazing cyclist.
Retailing for a fairly hefty $500, SOLOS can be picked up on www.solos-wearables.com.
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