In recent weeks I’ve been working with some great people on an incredible new product for open water swimmers: OnCourse Goggles. Today we announced the launch of a KickStarter campaign which might help us to reach more people with this technology.

Check it out here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/oncoursegoggles/oncourse-goggles-navigate-open-water-and-swim-stra

Your support is greatly appreciated!

Here are some photos of the prototype electronics which I assembled in my lab. My soldering iron is in the background, but nothing on this board was actually hand soldered, it’s all QFNs, LGAs and 0402 passives. There’s no FPGA, just a micro and a bunch of very cool MEMS devices:

Jeff is passionate about FPGAs, SoCs and high-performance computing, and has been writing the FPGA Developer blog since 2008. As the owner of Opsero, he leads a small team of FPGA all-stars providing start-ups and tech companies with FPGA design capability that they can call on when needed.

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