Replica Oakley’s Green Fade Collection of sunglasses is throwback to 1980

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In 1980, Oakley outlet released its first performance eyewear in a green hue. Now, 36 years later and just in time for the 2016 Olympics, the company has revisited that iconic green color with its Green Fade Collection.

The limited-edition collection of sunglasses – only 100,000 units in eight styles were produced Oakley replica – was launched July 15 and includes performance styles EVZero Path ($190), EVZero Range ($190), Radar EV Path ($210), Flak 2.0 XL ($190), RadarLock Path ($280) and Jawbreaker ($230), as well cheap Oakley as lifestyle products Frogskins ($180) and Crosslink Zero. (For golfers, the Flak 2.0 XL and RadarLock Path are recommended.)

The Green Fade Collection’s EVZero models will be available with the brand’s first dual-iridium Oakley outlet lens coating that combines two Prizm lens tints on a single toric shield. The rest of the models will feature Oakley Prizm lenses.

Each unit was hand-painted at Oakley’s sunglasses replica headquarters in Foothill Ranch, Calif. Oakley athletes Bubba Watson, Javier Gomez Noya (Spain, triathlete), Kerri Walsh (U.S., beach volleyball player) and Richard Murray (South Africa, triathlete) will wear products from the cheap Oakley sunglasses collection, and also were involved in painting some of the frames.

Replica Sunglass company Oakley is laying off outlet

OakleyTAOrange County sunglass company Oakley is laying off more than 160 employees in Southern California, according to state records, as it further merges operations with its Italian parent company.

The job cuts are part of an ongoing “integration” by Luxottica Group, a Milan luxury-eyewear maker that acquired its former rival for $2.1 billion in 2007. The company said in a statement that the effort would “accelerate growth and position the brand for opportunities ahead.” It also has eliminated the position of chief executive at Oakley replica.

The decisions will cost nearly 140 jobs at replica Oakley’s sunglasses Foothill Ranch headquarters, according to a filing with the California Employment Development Department. There are also 22 layoffs in Lake Forest and eight in Encinitas.

In a conference call with analysts Monday, Luxottica co-CEO Adil Mehboob-Khan said integration savings would be invested back into Oakley outlet, which also sells clothing.

“Oakley replica is on the we-want-to-invest list, not on the we-want-to-extract-savings list,” he said, according to a transcript of the conference call.

Oakley replica employs about 2,200 people in Foothill Ranch, Lake Forest and Encinitas, with most of those at its headquarters, Luxottica spokeswoman Jane Lehman said. She would not confirm the number of layoffs, which will take effect Sept. 15, according to state records.

Luxottica has previously said it wants to improve “operating efficiency” at Oakley outlet and give the brand the same organizational structure as Luxottica. It also wants to double the number of Oakley outlet retail stores over three years, the company said in May. There are now 260 Oakley replica stores, most of which are in North America.

As part of the restructuring, Colin Baden, previously CEO, is now chief innovation and product officer, and Andrea Dorigo, a former Luxottica executive, has taken over as president of Oakley’s sport division, Lehman said.

Luxottica reported this week that its net income rose 25% in the second quarter. The company, which also owns Ray-Ban and Oliver Peoples, does not break down results by brands. Luxottica produces and distributes sunglasses for Prada and Giorgio Armani as well.

The local job cuts follow some turmoil last year at Luxottica, where longtime CEO Andrea Guerra stepped down amid conflicts with the firm’s founder, Leonardo Del Vecchio. A new leadership structure was then created to ensure “stronger management” of the eyewear conglomerate.

Replica Oakley Radar Pace Sunglasses ‘Coach’ Wearer

sunI’m gliding along the Kona coast on a road bike, paralleling the Pacific ocean. Pushing the pedals, I sweat as the hot tropical sun beats down upon my back.Suddenly my coach reprimands me. “You’ve been coasting throughout this ride. Pedal continuously and control your speed through cadence or braking.”

My “coach” in this case, is the new Oakley replica Radar Pace. It’s “smart” eyewear that Oakley outlet just launched in partnership with Intel. It uses Intel’s Real Speech technology to communicate with the user.We spent several days putting the Radar Pace through the paces (cough, cough) at a press launch coinciding with the Kona Ironman Triathlon World Championship.

Oakley replica Radar Pace: Smart Eyewear
The Radar Pace tracks power, speed, heart rate, cadence, distance, and time. The eyewear pairs with your phone via Bluetooth, and various external sensors.Metrics are then tracked and recorded via the free cheap Oakley sunglasses Radar Pace app, available for both iOS and Android. Data is analyzed as you ride. The Pace’s digital coach then makes real-time suggestions to improve your performance.

It is USB rechageable and ships with a clear lens for low-light conditions. It can run for four to six hours on a single charge.
Beyond simply presenting “the numbers,” the virtual coaching creates real, actionable training programs and structured workouts to help you plan solid performance and attain future goals.Over two years in the making, the Radar Pace marries Oakley’s top-shelf Prizm lens with Bluetooth earbuds and a touch pad on the temple. It allows you to send and receive texts, calls and listen to music. It’s all hands-free, no futzing with your wristwatch or handlebar-mounted jackery. The Intel Real Speech technology voice-activated interaction is really cool – some James Bond-level stuff.

Paired with a variety of sensors – our test bikes had Powertap pedals and I wore a chest strap to monitor heart rate — I could ask my “coach” questions.“How’s my cadence?” or “What’s my heartrate?”
A chipper woman’s voice then let me know if I was within an acceptable, efficient cadence, or if my wheezing indicated I needed to get my act together.

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During the test on the island, there were several Bluetooth connectivity problems, attributed to the recent iOS 10 updates made by Apple. This made for some hiccups in our user experience.On a two-hour solo ride, I climbed the steep road known as “The Wall” leading away from our hotel into the surrounding neighborhood. Steady progress reports told me my cadence and elevation gains.

I climbed 1,000 feet in just under 10 miles before pointing back down the coast. My phone ran the current iOS 10.0.2. On the return, the Radar Pace app continued recording my data. However the device itself repeatedly lost connection with the Bluetooth signal, resulting in no feedback from the “coach.”

The next day, on a 45-mile ride when paired with a different phone still running iOS 9, I had constant feedback regarding my cadence, speed, and heart rate. Ultimately, it led to a more efficient ride with no Bluetooth problems.

Replica Oakley, Intel launch innovative eyewear with voice activated coaching system

okey“Merging Oakley’s leading design and performance benefits with Intel’s technology, Radar Pace is a game changer in training and coaching,” Ryan Saylor, Vice President of Advanced Product Development at Oakley, said in a statement. “One of the biggest benefits is the accountability – the coach being there with the athletes to help get the most out of every workout.”

Radar Pace is made up of Oakley outlet eyewear with integrated earbuds and microphone as well as a mobile app for iOS and Android. The app is available for free download from the Apple App Store or on Google Play.

With smart technology, the device collects and then analyzes the user’s performance data, such as power output, heart rate, speed and pace. It then gathers information and relays it to the athlete in real-time. This allows cheap oakley sunglasses the athlete to receive actionable feedback that is easy to understand rather then pure data that the athlete would then have to process.

The coaching feature in this device can be compared to a human coach. It creates training regimens for all types of athletes and provides instructions and motivation based on performance.

Similar to a human coach, the eyewear holds athletes accountable to a structured program in attempts to transform how they track and understand their performances.

Athletes receive a lot of this information through the eyewear’s natural voice interaction, which is powered by Intel.

This allows users to ask Radar Pace questions and get immediate feedback to improve their performance.

Radar Pace also features replica Oakley Prizm, a lens technology that enhances details by providing ultra-precise color tuning which are designed for specific environments. The Prizm Road lens that is included in Radar Pace oakley outlet brightens whites and enhances yellows, greens and reds to make it so runners and cyclists notice subtle changes in the road texture, allowing them to spot hazards more easily.

“Through our collaboration, we have challenged each other to reinvent what is possible – each bringing our expertise to the office, lab, track or road,” Josh Walden, Intel’s Senior Vice President and General Manager of New Technology Group, said in a statement. “The end result is a powerful and innovative product that combines Intel technology and engineering expertise with Oakley’s outlet sleep, lightweight design favorited by athletes around the world.”

Testing out Oakley’s smart sunglasses replica that give real-time training feedback, guidance

sunglassesIf Intel and Oakley replica get their way, soon you might be talking to your sunglasses, and they’ll talk back. Packed with Intel technology, Oakley’s sunglasses outlet newest eyewear called Radar Pace interacts with runners and cyclists using voice recognition, and aims to provide them with coaching sunglasses replica feedback while they train.

The wraparound sunglasses have ear buds to listen to the coach, and a microphone on the left temple picks up the user’s speech. To get the device’s attention, you say OK Radar.

The choice to go for an audio-only system, rather than including a Google Glass-like heads up display, was partly to maximize battery life and partly to save weight. The power lasts for six hours, which allows for it to be used on most longer distance training runs or rides, and the frame weighs in at 56 grams, which may feel a little heavier than a non-smart pair of sunglasses, but is not uncomfortable. Visual displays, either in a pair of glasses or on a watch, also typically require a user to look elsewhere to read numbers, distracting sunglasses outlet them from the road ahead.

“When people run with a wrist watch and have to constantly look at the watch all the time, it’s sort of the opposite of what you try to preach as a coach,” says Craig Alexander, an Oakley replica sponsored three-time Ironman world champion who now runs a coaching business. “You want movement and things that project or propel the body forward in an efficient manner, and looking at your watch is really not one of them.”

Though Radar Pace has built-in accelerometers and gyroscopes to measure movement, it connects via Bluetooth to a user’s smartphone, and relies on that device to run voice-recognition and coaching algorithms. Designers realized early on that most people would take their phones along with them anyway.

“There was a lot of idle processing power sitting down in their pockets,” says Luiz Dias, who manages the Radar Pace project at Oakley sunglasses replica.

The system, run through an app available for Android devices and iPhones, can also connect to other wearable devices a user might be wearing, such as heart rate straps and cycling cadence and power meters. Initially, Radar Pace doesn’t provide much in the way of feedback or training plans, other than metrics about each run or ride, and instead logs data as it learns about the user.

Similarly, talking to the coach can seem a little unnatural at first. But you get used to talking to yourself—or at least used to giving that impression to passersby—and you learn what questions and speech pattern work best with the automated coach. Apple’s automated assistant Siri has already sunglasses replica been around for five years, and talking to a device doesn’t feel that uncomfortable or unusual anymore.

“The coach won’t tell you the capital of Nebraska,” says Chris Croteau, who runs the Intel side of the project. Although the voice recognition can adapt to different ways of asking the same question, users won’t get much help if they ask it anything outside the realm of running or riding. “[But] if you hold down the touch panel, press it and hold it, it will initiate either Siri or Google Now, depending cheap sunglasses on the phone you have,” Croteau says.

Future software updates might expand some of the coach’s abilities, including adding different voices and perhaps weather advice, but most of the more complex distractions that someone might want on a long training route are effectively handed over to the phone. Users can make phone calls and listen to music the same way they would with any other Bluetooth headset. Because the ear buds are detachable, users can also decide how much of the world they want to block out while they focusing on working out.