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Garmin built a Google Glass just for cyclists

Garmin built a Google Glass just for cyclists
PHOTO COURTESY OF GARMIN

When it comes to wearable technology, you've embraced fitness trackers like Fitbit and Jawbone. You may have a smartwatch like Apple Watch, or maybe you bought one as a gift.

There is one wearable technology, though, that you've been turning your nose up at. Remember Google Glass? That was Google's short-lived, but recently revived, attempt at having you wear a computer on your face.

Just thinking about watching the world in front of you, and computer graphics at the same time, can make you seasick. But, as it turns out, there is one pretty cool application for wearable tech glasses, one of which is making its debut this week at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Garmin, which is best known for its navigation systems, has developed Varia Vision, specifically for bicyclists. (See photo above.) It sounds pretty cool, too.

You mount it to a pair of sunglasses; it weighs less than an ounce. You sync it up with other Garmin gadgets, like its Edge navigation systems, and its Varia Rearview Radar, which warns you if cars or other bikers are behind you.

Note: Watch an exclusive Komando.com Report on the next page about tech gadgets debuting at CES that the world may not be ready for.

Next page: Videos: Varia Vision; Komando.com Report
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