Ever have one of those downhill runs where you’re sure you broke some speed record? Ever pull off a trick with such amplitude that you could swear you left earth’s atmosphere for a sec? And wouldn’t it be cool to know for sure? Now you can. The Oakley Airwave goggle delivers the goods straight to your brain.
Airwave takes goggle design and technology to cyborg levels with a built-in heads up display that integrates GPS, Bluetooth and more. Onboard sensors give you instant access to jump analytics that show distance, height and airtime. And more: preloaded maps, music playlist control, buddy tracking, and so on. Airwave isn’t merely a goggle; it’s a mobile dashboard, folks.
The Airwave delivers crisp, widescreen graphics using ‘prism’ technology the eye perceives to be the size of a 14-inch screen viewed from a distance of 5 feet. We found the screen easy to ignore when hard-charging and focusing on your turns, which is crucial. And as a ‘mere’ goggle, the Airwave is peerless, and fog-free. Also crucial.
Using the display to navigate, you feel a bit like a test pilot or like Arnold in Terminator 2: plugged into an advanced machine that computes its surroundings with futuristic efficiency.
Tour all the features of the Airwave here.