watch instantly, and videos are also saved in the cloud and available for instant replay, eliminating the need to offload and upload videos from the camera for sharing.
Outdoor Tech, maker of the popular CHIPS Bluetooth wireless helmet audio drop-ins, is demoing its new “mountain-optimized” app for Android and iOS at the Show. The app allows for unlimited walkie-talkie range with no extra hardware (sorry, walkie-talkie manufacturers). Users can use the CHIPS’s glove-friendly controls to communicate with multiple groups (i.e. family in one group, friends in another) whether they are at another part of the mountain, in a condo at the base, or at home across the country (assuming all parties have cell phone service).
WHETHER IT'S AN ADD-ON WITH A HELMET SALE OR A SEPARATE PURCHASE, IT'S UP TO OUR SALESPEOPLE TO BE KNOWLEDGEABLE AND UPSELL. snow sports goggles. Now the updated HD2 is here, with a smaller and lighter frame and longer battery life. It also features WiFi connectivity via Zeal’s HD2 app, so users can easily share photos and videos.
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When Zeal Optics introduced its HD Camera Goggle a couple of years ago, it rightfully stole the show. It shoots HDquality video and 12-megapixel HD photos with a wide-angle lens, instant light-level adjustment and in-goggle viewfinder—all built into photochromatic, polarized, anti-fog and scratch-resistant
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A new take on wireless helmet-audio kits for snow sports is KEL52’s new POWR, which installs in any helmet and allows for onebutton smart phone control. For communication where there is no cell service, the POWR fully integrates with walkie-talkies, allowing users to keep their devices in their pack or pocket and talk via the POWR headset. The POWR also features a built-in external microphone interface for GoPro, so riders can record their voices or music directly into the camera instead of adding voiceovers and music after the fact.
ZEAL OPTICS'S HD2 CAMERA GOGGLE IS ONE OF A GROWING NUMBER OF OPTIONS TO CAPTURE EXPERIENCES ON THE SLOPES.
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