After taking the leading position on the market of handy GPS systems and navigation devices in general, Garmin Company presents a very functional and reliable photo/video systems.
The first edition of action sports cameras under the ‘code-name’ VIRB is equipped by waterproof IPX 7 case, 1.4 inch Chroma display while power consumption is optimized. Integrated Li-ion battery has the capacity of recording video clips for up to 3 hours.
Record optimization, digital image stabilization, lens correction are some of integrated VIRB features that allow you to shoot high-quality 16-megapixel photos, time lapses, photo bursts and HD video clips. All VIRB models are equipped with ANT + protocol for handling cameras using other Garmin products such as remote GPS, Forerunner watches etc.
Free Android and iPhone applications provide more features when connected through WiFi to smarphones or tablet computers. All cameras can be easily attached to the deck, lifeline, rigging or other object on your charter yacht as well as on your cycling or kayaking helmet, dash-board of your car, surfboard, paraglide or other action-sports objects.
VIRB Elite model provides advanced options such as WiFi connection, data sensors and GPS; enabling the users to monitor their position, velocity, altitude, heart rate and many more.
VIRB integrated waterproof cases are water resistant and can be submerged up to one meter under water for up to 30 minutes. Optional case would be necessary in case you want to use it when snorkeling or scuba diving – up to 50 meters depth.
Garmin VIRB cameras became very useful for those who like to exceed the memory limit of their phone or camera on sailing holidays. Additionally, records from this system can be used as crucial evidence when protesting during sailing races or simply as a device to promote your favorite action sport activities and achievements online.
These very useful and handy gadgets are available at specialized Garmin shops and/or at their authorized dealers worldwide.
I wish you a calm sea, a fine wind and a strong mast!