Three years ago Recon Instruments came out with one of the first goggles with a HUD to be used by you and me for leisure activity. It was a novel idea—who wouldn't want to see how fast they're flying down the mountain? And today at I/O, Recon is debuting the Jet, a Google Glass-like set of shades that the company…
Most NASA innovations come from within their own labs, which are used in space, then sometimes produced for the masses. In the case of potential heads-up displays in space helmets, NASA is looking at Recon Instruments' HUD tech for ideas.
If you think Android is limited to smartphones and tablets, think again. Recon Instruments have created new tech which will equip their goggles with the OS, able to run apps that deliver real-time info right in front of your face.
Not even Bono can pull off wearing huge glasses to use a HUD through life. But ski goggles? They're practically designed to look ludicrous. These Zeal Recon Transcend Ski Goggles display GPS, speed, altitude and more in real time.