Adrenaline junkies who like to record their exploits for Facebook friends might take to the GoBandit GPSHD Action Cam that uses advanced 3-D GPS technology and software algorithms for higher recording quality and flexibility. With mounting accessories, editing software (Mac- and PC-compatible), performance data overlays, integration of Google Maps, and quick-connect upload options for social media sites, the rugged, waterproof, GoBandit GPSHD is ready for action. It records high-definition video while also capturing GPS data, allowing users to show trails on Google Maps and overlay performance data in their video clips. Equipped with rotating wide-lens optics, the GPSHD offers high-definition, 720-pixel (1280 x 720) 16:9 aspect ratio and 30-frame-per-second video capture in MPEG4 format. It comes standard with a 2 GB memory card and a removable 3.7V, 1200mA lithium-ion battery MSRP is $349. GoBandit, Aschheim/Dornach, Germany. Phone (from U.S.): 011 49 89 189181330 www.gobandit.com
This article originally appeared in the Home Waters Sections of the March 2011 issue.