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Though you may think drones do all the fighting these days, actual soldiers on the ground are still used to call in airstrikes. Sometimes it's still necessary to visually confirm targets before the flyboys create a smoking crater. Though the army has toyed with smartphones and other means to conne...

June 17th 2013 at 3:44pm 0 Comments
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Heads-up MOD Live lovers: Recon's ready to update that ski slope tech with a fresher look. Available now on the company's dedicated Engage site, is a software package that enhances the goggle's current feature set with the addition of three view modes. Leveraging the unit's inbuilt GPS, the new Ra...

November 21st 2012 at 1:06am 0 Comments
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Ski season (in the northern hemisphere at least) was in full swing when Recon Instruments announced that it'd be providing developers with an Android SDK for its HUD alpine goggles. Now, most of that snow may have melted, but the SDK is finally a cold, hard reality. Made available to the developin...

June 28th 2012 at 4:23pm 0 Comments
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Now, we're not saying Google's elite are actually aliens managing human social affairs, but if you were our reader Ben who ran into a crew of Project Glass-equipped Googlers breaking for drinks at a Los Gatos wine bar, it might seem like a possibility. Beyond filing tons of paperwork, the team is...

May 25th 2012 at 5:29am 0 Comments