Global Positioning System, or GPS, indeed has become more and more useful to every human endeavor. Now, this system is not only used for plain navigation. It is now maximized and made more fashionable by incorporating it in stylish watches. These GPS-incorporated watches are handy for the people who are always on the go. This is because these watches have GPS installations, which allow users to track their courses with the help of Google Maps.
Some watches are also linked to online softwares which allows the data to be transferred to other devices such as laptop computers. These watches have external sensors that can be connected to external devices of other gadgets such as a the USB data transfer of computers.
But these GPS watches aren’t only for the people on the move. They are also an invaluable item for the athletic, and fitness-savvy individuals. Some GPS watches have the ability to record one’s heart rate, calories burned, and number of steps made. This allows GPS watch owners to keep in track of their daily activities, which are critical to staying fit and in shape.
Other features of GPS watches include speed display, map display, route tracking, power meter compatibility, cadence sensor compatibility, and route tracking. Indeed, GPS watches are the all-in-one item, hence surely a must-have, for the athletic ones.
Some of the leading manufacturers of GPS watches include Casio, Nike, and Timex. But my favorite GPS watches would always be those coming from Garmin. The garmin forerunner is a collection of sleek and undoubtedly top-of-the-line GPS-powered watches that come in very affordable prices. With prices ranging from $200 to $500, these watches are really an enviable item because of their stylishness, usefulness, and efficiency. Some of the topsellers in the Forerunner Collection include Garmin Forerunner 210, Garmin Forerunner 410, and Garmin Forerunner 310XT.