Tag Archives: CES

Quick Update on Stages Dash L10, M50, and L50 Bike GPS Units (First Test Ride)

While most of the cycling focus this week may be on the Tour Down Under in Australia, the reality is that most sports tech companies are busy cookin’ away trying to get products ready for the spring, when most cyclists … Read More Here

Round-up video of all my CES 2019 final thoughts up!

With CES behind us, I’ve wrapped up and published almost everything that I plan to talk about from CES 2019 on the site already. While it was a bit of a quieter year for sports tech and wearables at CES, … Read More Here

Suunto expands TrainingPeaks support, as well as opens integration doors

The easy title for this post would simply be “Suunto adds TrainingPeaks support”, but that’d be both confusing and only half-correct. First, Suunto as a company has actually long sync’d to TrainingPeaks from their Movescount platform. That’s the platform that … Read More Here

4iiii Shows off Power Meter Theft Tracking Capabilities

Sitting innocently enough in a booth for Tile-competitor Chipolo sits a 4iiii dual-sided power meter. To say it’s out of place in this booth at CES would be an understatement. But, it’d also be missing the point of a fascinating … Read More Here

First Look: Body Heat and Solar Powered Matrix PowerWatch 2 GPS

Each year at CES people invariably ask me what’s the most interesting thing I’ve seen on the show floor. Some years, there’s many options to choose from. This year? Not so much. Still, my answer this year oscillates between this … Read More Here

First Look at the new $129 Withings Move ECG

It seems that Withings finally has its mojo back. After they were bought by Nokia, they entered what was more or less the dark ages for the company. We saw little to no innovation, and in fact, moving backwards in … Read More Here

First Look: Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music Cellular/LTE (for Verizon)

Today Garmin begins their journey with cellular enabled wearables, announcing the first such device, the Vivoactive 3 Music Cellular/LTE. Actually, technically it’s called the Garmin Vivoactive 3 connected by Verizon, leaving zero doubts about who exactly it’s available for. And … Read More Here

First Look: SOLOS Gen2 Wearable Sports Heads up Display

While both Google Glass and Recon Jet have ridden off into the sunset, there are still 2-3 companies working to capture your heads up display glass dollars.  One of them, SOLOS, was back at CES again this year showing off … Read More Here

Wahoo Fitness at CES: Update on the KICKR CLIMB Timelines

Like many fitness tech companies at CES this year, Wahoo Fitness decided against being on the show-floor with a large booth.  Joining Fitbit and others, Wahoo went with off show-floor arrangements, in this case a suite some 31 floors above … Read More Here

Running On Peloton’s New Tread Connected Treadmill

This week at CES, Peloton raised the stakes and announced their long awaited treadmill – simply called Tread.  For those not familiar, Peloton is the indoor cycling studio that’s transplanted into your living room via their swanky (and expensive) indoor … Read More Here

Spire: These activity tracking sensors attach to your underwear

With thousands of companies exhibiting at CES, you see all sorts of things across a wide array of viability levels.  Some stuff you see you’ll know will be a hit.  While others it’s just a matter of time before not … Read More Here

Hands-on: Scosche’s New Rhythm 24 Optical HR Sensor Swiss-Army Knife

I initially thought of just titling this post “Scosche’s New Rhythm 24 Optical HR Band”, but in reality, that doesn’t begin to capture what they’re doing with the new Rhythm 24.  Because almost everything they’ve added is about things beyond … Read More Here

First Look: The Suunto 3 Fitness: Lightweight Non-GPS Sports Watch

Today, on the eve of CES opening its doors, Suunto cracked the lid on their latest watch, the Suunto 3 Fitness.  These small and incredibly lightweight watches are somewhat aimed to compete with the likes of Polar’s M430 watches, as well … Read More Here

GoPro exits drone business, but also drops price on GoPro Hero 6 Black

In a move that will surprise approximately nobody, GoPro officially announced they’re exiting the flying camera business.  This was rumored over the weekend with the slashing of some 245 jobs, but solidified today in their earnings call.  Of course, while … Read More Here

5 Sports Tech Tidbits: Hammerhead Karoo, Garmin Vivofit 4, Shimano Power, New Bike Build, CES 2018

Happy New Year! As you’ve likely noticed, it’s been a wee bit quiet around here the last few weeks.  I wish I could say it was because I was relaxing on a beach, but alas, I’m exhausted from it all.  … Read More Here

An Update on the Mio SLICE: How to get your slice of PAI

When Ray asked what readers wanted to see from CES this year, several of you commented about the Mio SLICE and the current status of its availability.  I had the chance to sit down with the folks at Mio and … Read More Here

First Look: Suunto’s new Movesense advanced sensor platform

This past week at CES, Suunto introduced not one but two different products.  Of course, it’s the Spartan Wrist HR watch that got most of the attention, complete with distracting green lights.  But it was the almost not even mentioned … Read More Here

First Look: TomTom’s Newly Overhauled Sports App

As with most things in the tech realm – announcements from companies at CES usually fall into one of two camps: software or hardware.  This year we saw many software focused announcements in the fitness/sports technology space.  I suspect in … Read More Here

Early Look: Zwift in VR!

Back at Eurobike this past summer there was a lonely tent outside next to the bike trial area.  Under that tent was a single Wahoo KICKR, a flat-screen TV, a laptop, and a bicycle.  Oh, and an Oculus Rift VR … Read More Here

First Look: The Casio Pro Trek Smart Android Wear GPS Watch

Earlier this week, Casio officially unveiled their all new smart outdoor watch, the Pro Trek Smart WSD-F20.  This is their second GPS watch aimed squarely at the outdoor market, following last year’s announcement with a relatively similar model. This year … Read More Here

Hands-on: Misfit’s Vapor GPS Watch

Here at CES, Misfit has significantly upped their activity tracker game by diving into the GPS watch realm.  The company, known for their lightweight and fashionable wearables, announced a new $200 GPS sport watch set to release later this year. … Read More Here

Hands-on: Suunto’s Spartan Sport Wrist HR watch

This week at CES, Suunto has officially unveiled their first optical heart rate capable watch – the Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR.  You may remember back this past summer, when news first came out about Suunto’s plans for an optical … Read More Here

Garmin launches its first inReach products: the inReach SE+ and inReach Explorer+

Back in February of 2016 Garmin purchased U.S. based GPS device and map maker DeLorme.  In the press release of that acquisition Garmin specifically called out Delorme’s inReach two-way satellite communication devices.  Those devices packed a unique capability that allowed the … Read More Here

Polar shows off GoPro camera control, new H10 heart rate strap

While Polar started off the week with an announcement about their new wearable shirt that has integrated heart rate sensors in it, they began today announcing details on GoPro camera control and a new H10 heart rate strap.  I got … Read More Here

Roundup from CES Day 2: Pepcom Event

We wrapped up Day 2 at CES 2017 last night. Ray spent the morning meeting with several sports technology companies while I worked on a few other posts in anticipation of the show officially opening tomorrow.  While during the evening … Read More Here