Epson more well know for its printers, scanners and projectors has this week unveiled a new product that we see it branch in to electronic sporting goods market. The new Epson GPS watch which has been launched by Epson this week is currently the worlds lightest, weighing just 50 grams and measuring just 13 mm thick. Providing all the essential functions for a workout and GPS tracking. Including on the fly accurate performance data, which includes distance, pace, and speed.
The Epson GPS running monitor can run for a full 12 hours on a full charge with its GPS tracking enabled. Its also water resistant up to 5 bars, or 50 meters of water, and can be submerged in to water up to 1m in depth for no longer than 30 minutes. Epson explains in its press release
“Despite its compact size, the monitor has a remarkably accurate built-in GPS module. Strapped to a wrist, the monitor will provide runners with accurate performance data on the fly, including distance, pace, and speed, on any course, so that they can train with maximum effectiveness and enjoyment.”
Unfortunately no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet by Epson, but as soon as information comes to light we will keep you updated as always.