NASA Testing Recon Instruments Snowboarding Goggles

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NASA Looks Into Snowboarding Goggle Technology

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Anti-glare, anti-fog goggles have long been an essential item for snowboarders. State of the art technology now gives snowboarding enthusiasts the option of incorporating full GPS features in their goggles, thereby having access to real-time statistics such as speed, vertical, altitude, temperature, total distance readings, run-counter, and stopwatch/chrono mode clock. Moreover, the head-mounted, full color LCD display provides features such as Google maps overlay, and logging of averages, as well as maximum and minimum statistics over several days. A micro USB port allows for data transfer and charging – and all this in a package weighing just 257 grams.

Nokia and Burton Launch Push Snowboarding

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While winter sport enthusiasts gear up for the Burton U.S. Open, which will be hosted in Stratton, the Nokia and Burton team will be gearing up for the new product launch of the Nokia x Burton: Push Snowboarding. These two brands consolidated their efforts to create a new product that will assist snowboarders of various skill levels improve their abilities on the snow, and the product will be available for the public to test at the Burton U.S. Open. The product was given to Terje Haakonsen, a legendary snowboarder, to test and he was very impressed with the results.

New South Wales Snow Study

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Skiing and snowboarding vacations are extremely popular for families who enjoy the outdoors and a little adventure. With so many breathtaking resorts around the world to choose from, vacations can be planned with the greatest of ease and the guarantee that both the adults and children will be entertained. Even though professional instructors are located at every resort to teach guests how to navigate the slopes, accidents are unavoidable. A new study, which will include the participation of students at the New South Wales High Country School in Australia, hopes to improve the safety of children on the snow.

Avalanche Beacons

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Avalanches are one of the biggest threats to everyone that takes on the snow-capped peaks, be it while snow skiing, snowboarding or hiking. No one wants to entertain the thought of being buried under meters of snow, so to be prepared for an avalanche, is the best defense. Carrying an avalanche beacon while on the slopes is vital for survival and for rescue. Technological advances have improved avalanche beacons and made them easier to use. It is a piece of equipment that could prove life-saving after an avalanche has dealt its potentially deadly blow.

Navigating Using the New Satski Device

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When thinking about the risk of getting lost on a mountain, or skiing down a mountain for the first time, it does instill a sense of fear and apprehension, not knowing what lies ahead. Fortunately, a British company has designed a GPS that could benefit skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. The Satski handheld GPS is a satellite navigation system that will assist skiers to find their way on a mountain and map their route, which is only two of the features this amazing satellite navigation system offers.

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