Swiss movement – MOSKITO, analogue smartwatch and bike computer in one

This has style - analogue smartwatch as a bicycle computer, the Moskito (image: © moskitowatch.com)

This has style – analogue smartwatch as a bicycle computer, the Moskito (image: © moskitowatch.com)

Since the makers of the analog bike computer Omata have been silencing since July, it is nevertheless nice that now with the Moskito Smartwatch / Bike computer a new concept is preparing it’s launch.

So that you can spontaneously prepare on it, I would like to give a first outlook. Unfortunately, many technical data are not expected until Monday. But the pictures, which already exist, look very sexy.

The Moskito is actually a device with two application areas. On the one hand, we are dealing with a Smartwatch. However, since the Moskito is only completely based on an analog pointer display, one can assume that the Smartwatch functions will be more limited to vibration alerts for incoming messages and calls. A paired smartphone provided of course.

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Pointer on the wheel – Omata One, the analog GPS bike computer

Let's get back the classical style of analog devises on your bike with modern technology - Omata One (image: kickstarter/© omata.com)

Let’s get back the classical style of analog devises on your bike with modern technology – Omata One (image: kickstarter/© omata.com)

In the late 70th, early 80th, when I was a kid, the hot shit on everyone’s bike around the block was a speedometer. At that time, the parts were indeed constructed purely analog. A shaft caused by a driver at the wheel made the speed indicator go around. We felt like driving daddy’s car.

Nowadays everything tends to optimize the good old mechanics away. Even the largest bastion of analog valves, the automotive industry, is increasingly on current digital display technology. But now the Omata One cycling computer try’s to bring the classic analog speedometer back on the wheel.

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