This real AR (Augmented Reality) ski mask called “RideOn” allows to takes the snow sports to the next level of entertainment. The special feature here is that these googles work better than the other similar models and have been specially designed for snowboarding and skiing.
Being in “the panoramic world”
If augmented reality in the form of contact lenses or glasses, like famous Google Glass is no longer a new thing, RideOn’s sensations and super intuitive interface allow immersion in a panoramic universe allowing an almost infinite range of actions and shares . Downhill, the eyeglasses project an exciting user interface and multiple layers of AR dirctly on the snow up to 15 feet (5 meters) in front.
A revolutionary interface
The use of glasses is completely hands-free thanks to its revolutionary interface. With this new system, no need of external applications nor voice recognition. All the user needs to do is to simply look at the icons that appear on the floating user interface. The glasses allow to obtain practical information, like waiting time at the lifts, forecast, maps and directions, but also allow to interact, browse and play with a “ski friends” network also connected. Everyone on the network will be able to see and communicate respective locations, call, send messages or even throw virtual snowballs to friends.
You are not playing a video game; you are in the game.
The glasses are compatible with ski/snowboard helmets. They are also anti-scratch, anti-fog, water resistant, and feature replaceable lenses that are impact resistant. The ski mask has a HD video cam to record your rides epic wins or fails and best moments. The screen has a 24 degrees diagonally viewing area, which is three times bigger as Google Glass. In addition, the module includes a 1.2 Ghz dual core processor, a 2200 mAh battery, Bluetooth, 32GB memory and an Android 4.4.1 operating system.
RideOn is a project currently under Fund-crowding on IndieGogo . The campaign will end on February 19th and already has almost reached 80% of investment.
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