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Wolfcom Introduces the Venture Civilian Body Camera at werd.com

Wolfcom Introduces the Venture Civilian Body Camera

Posted in Photography and Tech

The Venture Civilian Body Camera is made by Wolfcom, which, up to now has only made body cameras for police. They’re betting the public wants them, too. Pretty safe bet. The camera is lighter, smarter, and smaller than a GoPro and records 1080p video at up to 30 fps directly into the unit. It features a rotating 120º wide-angle lens plus nighttime illumination from 4 bright LEDs. It also offers livestream functionality using either wi-fi or your phone’s 4G/LTE connection. A funded Indiegogo.

Patagonia’s Micro Puff Hoody is Featherweight Without the Feathers at werd.com

Patagonia’s Micro Puff Hoody is Featherweight Without the Feathers

Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

Patagonia calls the new Micro Puff Hoody the “lightest, most-packable insulated jacket the company has ever created.” It features a unique synthetic insulation called PlumaFill, designed to replicate the fluff and insulation of down. It’s constructed with lightweight Pertex Quantum GL nylon ripstop and features a moisture-resistant DWR coating. The design is also packable and weighs just 9.3 ounces.

Beats Debuts Studio 3 Wireless Headphones at werd.com

Beats Debuts Studio 3 Wireless Headphones

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

At long last, Beats has updated their flagship Studio 3 headphone. The new model has been upgraded with Apple’s W1 chip for instant and effortless pairing with all W1-equipped apple devices. They have improved noise-cancelling, called PureAdaptive ANC that monitors ambient noise and adjusts noise-cancelling levels automatically. Battery life: up to 40-hours. Available now in 6 colors.

Bang & Olufsen Introduces Beoplay E8 Wireless Earbuds at werd.com

Bang & Olufsen Introduces Beoplay E8 Wireless Earbuds

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

The Beoplay E8 are Bang & Olufsen’s first-ever earbuds, bringing an audiophile-quality listening experience to a truly wireless in-ear headphone. The E8 buds offer up to 4 hours of play per charge and the storage case has a built-in battery that will charge them back up twice before it needs recharging. A companion app lets you customize the sound profile to suit your needs.

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Treks Into Outerwear Territory at werd.com

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Treks Into Outerwear Territory

Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

Maine-based Hyperlite Mountain Gear, maker of ultralight outdoor equipment, has just launched its first-ever piece of outerwear: The Shell.  It’s a super lightweight technical jacket made of waterproof Dyneema Composite Fabric, keeping its weight to a mere 6-ounces. Adventure-friendly features include a built-in packable stuff sack, helmet compatible hood, waterproof zipper, and adjustable velcro cuffs.

Fitbit Introduces The Ionic Smart Watch at werd.com

Fitbit Introduces The Ionic Smart Watch

Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Watches

The newest smart fitness watch from Fitbit looks like a squared-off Apple Watch and it’s aimed at the very same audience. It features GPS, Heart Rate monitor, swim tracking, contactless payments, music storage, and all the standard fitness tracking tech you need. They’re also introducing new wireless headphones called Fitbit Flyer for rocking your workout soundtrack. Available in October.

Belle is a Speaker & Bluetooth Hub In One at werd.com

Belle is a Speaker & Bluetooth Hub In One

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

Belle from Podo Labs is a 100-watt wireless speaker that can crank on its own but also functions as a Bluetooth hub, allowing you to link up to 6 other speakers and create an immersive wireless sound system anywhere. Like surround sound for movie night or switch it to its dedicated “Sub” mode and use it for thumping bass and low-end while the other speakers deliver mids & highs. Basically, Belle delivers solid sound with lots of options for custom connectivity. A funded Kickstarter.

Latch C is the Home Smart Lock for iPhone Users at werd.com

Latch C is the Home Smart Lock for iPhone Users

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Latch has just introduced a new iPhone version of its home smart lock. The Latch C can be controlled remotely from your iPhone through Apple’s HomeKit Platform. Smaller than the original model, it still features a built-in camera to see who comes to the door, offers passcode and/or card access and logs everyone who comes through the door.

The Lignum Skid Knife is 97% Wood & 3% Steel at werd.com

The Lignum Skid Knife is 97% Wood & 3% Steel

Posted in Gear and Kitchen

Handcrafted in Germany, the unique design of the Skid knife from Lignum features an ergonomic handle of PEFC-certified Robinia wood that is 3-times harder than oak and securely holds the integrated 7.5-inch blade. Choose the blade material that best suits your needs: carbon steel, hand-forged Damascus or welded Damascus steel.

The IceMule Boss is Built for the Long Haul at werd.com

The IceMule Boss is Built for the Long Haul

Posted in Bags and Gear

The IceMule Boss is a premium cooler built into a backpack. Think soft-sided Yeti with shoulder straps. Lots more too: multi-day ice retention, easy to load & carry, 100% waterproof and it floats, 3 external pockets, and tons of MOLLE webbing & clip points to secure extra cargo.

This Modular Tent System Has Space For The Whole Clan at werd.com

This Modular Tent System Has Space For The Whole Clan

Posted in Camping and Gear

The Crua Clan Modular tent system gives you lots of options. It consists of three tents that can be linked together or used separately for car camping, backpacking or adding an annex to the main tent. The large Core tent features an air-frame and can also attach to your vehicle. The Cocoon tent features insulation for winter & cold-weather camping, and the Duo is a 2-person you can carry in your pack.

Even H2 Wireless Headphones Are Tuned For Your Ears Only at werd.com

Even H2 Wireless Headphones Are Tuned For Your Ears Only

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

The flagship H2 Wireless headphones from Even use Ear Print Technology to test your hearing and use the data to provide a fully customized listening experience. The profile is stored in your device and other Ear Prints can be created & managed within the H2 App. They feature real Walnut wood ear cups with 40mm Berylium drivers that deliver 110+/-2db of high-quality sound with less than 3% harmonic distortion. Battery life: 20 hours.

Fender Releases Their First Wireless Speakers at werd.com

Fender Releases Their First Wireless Speakers

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

Borrowing classic design details from its line of legendary guitar amps, these new speakers are Fender’s first wireless offering. The 120W Monterey features a quad-driver system with two woofers & two tweeters. The compact 30W Newport model offers crisp full range sound with a tri-driver setup. Both offer AAC and aptX wireless audio codec support for pure clear sound and they’re also equipped with a pair of RCA jacks & a 3.5mm aux input for plugging in analog devices.