WSJ: Snowboard Safely With a Learn-From-Your-Mistakes Action Cam
When Shahin Amirpour was snowboarding California’s Mammoth Mountain with friends, the group naturally wanted to capture smartphone video while shredding powder—why do anything if not for Instagram? Navigating a black-diamond run requires concentration, however. “It’s dangerous,” he said. “Your eyes always go to the screen.” When a buddy fell, sending his phone flying, Mr. Amirpour came up with the idea for the OpkixOne, a wearable camera that easily syncs to a smartphone, recording video entirely hands-free. The magnetized, pint-size devices can click onto companion sunglasses (shown), or slide into a ring or necklace, collecting memories cautiously.
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