Thursday, October 3, 2013
Recon, Google-Glass Competitior, Gets Funding from Intel
"Intel Capital on Thursday made a 'significant' investment in Canadian wearables technology company Recon Instruments, the Vancouver, BC makers of consumer heads-up display products for sports. Intel Capital, Intel's investment arm, makes equity investments in innovative technology startups and companies," reports Sci-Tech-Today. "Founded in 2008, Recon Instruments lays claim to the 'world's first consumer Heads-up Displays (HUD) for sports,' selling over 50,000 units of its wearables, and making partnerships with known eyewear brands." Read more.