Saw this on Engadget and thought I'd share.
It would seem to me that it falls in the line of being a niche item don't you think?
I couldn't see wearing that to the office or out on the town. I don't think most people run far enough to require a GPS. Neat idea though.
I have bought two of the Garmin Forerunners (first generation 201, and second gen 205). Great devices. Nice to be able to see your pace and automatically record mile splits when running. I don't use "real-time pace" with it as running speed is too slow for this to be very accurate. But i keep mine on average pace and monitor that throughout the run. Also nice to not have to go out and pre-measure a course if trying to run specific distances. As far as navigational capability, it is a "nice to have" if you travel to waypoint the hotel you are staying at prior to venturing out for a run. I've gotten lost in many cities prior to getting one of these...
Training for a marathon now, and if my current unit broke I'd place an order for a new one right away. The current garmin 205/305 units are priced pretty well, even though a bit clunky. Curious to see how this would be priced. I'll be keeping an eye on it.
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