instabeat: the google glass of swimming goggles instabeat: the google glass of swimming goggles
may 07, 2013

instabeat: the google glass of swimming goggles

instabeat: the google glass for swimming goggles



sports technology has come a long way over the past 10 years, but there is one particular sector that has been widely neglected when it comes to monitoring devices: swimming. designed in collaboration with tribudesign, ‘instabeat’ – a heads-up display monitor that mounts on the straps of any swimming goggles – reads the heart rate from the temporal artery without a chest belt, and displays it in real-time on the lens through a color code indicating the heart rate zone. the device also tracks calories burned, lap times and breathing frequency – with all data available once the device is synced to the computer. ‘instabeat’ is currently raising funds for manufacturing on indiegogo.



the device tracks calories burned, lap times and breathing frequency



‘instabeat’ projects a color on the lenses in real-time to know how close you are from your target zone


the device reads the heart rate from the temporal artery, getting rid of the chest belt.

  • This glass trend is pretty lame.

    Dan Leno says:

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