Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - 14

T O U R IN G T E C H
T ra k d o t™ -T h e L u g g a g e F in d e r

Y o u e ith e r n e ve r lo se yo u r lu g g a g e, o r yo u o fte n
lo se yo u r lu g g a g e ... n o m a tte r th e a irlin e, th e
cru ise lin e o r tra in . W o u ld n 't yo u like to k n o w
w h e re it h a s la n d e d ? W o u ld th a t n o t g iv e yo u
so m e p ie ce o f m in d ?
W e ll, w a it n o lo n g e r. Tra k d o t is h e re. Tra k d o t
e m p lo ys n e w ly p a te n te d m irco -e le ctro n ics a n d
g ro u n d -b a se d ce llu la r te le p h o n e te ch n o lo g ie s to
tra ck a n d re p o rt its p o sitio n o n th e g ro u n d e ve n
w h ile in sid e m e ta l co n ta in e rs, su ch a s ca rs, h a rd e n e d su itca se s, a n d p a rke d a ircra ft.
Th e Tra k d o t te ch n o lo g y h a s a b u ilt-in sle e p
m o d e to co m p ly w ith sa fe ty re g u la tio n s. W h e n
Tra k d o t is " re -a w a ke n e d " o n th e g ro u n d , it fin d s
a n d e m p lo ys th e lo ca l ce llu la r n e tw o rk to co n ta ct
th e Tra k d o t o w n e r a n d re p o rt its p o sitio n .A sa m p le
S M S Te xt M e ssa g e to th e o w n e r w o u ld b e : Y o u r
Tra k d o t [ID ] is in V icto ria N a tio n a l A irp o rt, B C .
Tra k d o t™ is co m p le te ly in te rn a tio n a l a n d
w o rk s w h e re ve r a G S M ce llu la r n e tw o rk e xists.
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S te a m fa s t
- D e -w rin k le C lo th e s o n th e G o
I'm th e o n e w h o like s cle a n clo th e s so it's n o su rp rise th a t fin d in g th e sm a lle st iro n in th e w o rld
to tra v e l w ith m e w a s a re a l fin d . A n d it re a lly
w o rk s. Th is m in i-ste a m iro n is a b o u t th e size o f a
m o u se a n d o ffe rs th re e fa b ric se ttin g s.
It's a ctu a lly g o o d e n o u g h to u se a t h o m e, b u t
its size a n d w e ig h t m a ke it id e a l fo r tra ve l. It
co m e s w ith a co n ve n ie n t sto ra g e b a g , a n d fe a tu re s a n o n -stick so le p la te, a n d d u a l v o lta g e.
E ve ryo n e w ill lo ve its p o rta b ility a n d e a se o f u se.
S te a m fa st - b u ilt to p e rfo rm a n d b u ilt to la st.
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W a y P o in t s G L O B A L

F u ji X P 1 0 0 U n d e rw a te r C a m e ra
Try sh o u tin g , " Tu rtle !" th ro u g h a sn o rke l. It's n o t e a sy b u t m y w ife co u ld se e th e tu rtle
a n yw a y. It w a s m u ch e a sie r to ta ke a p o rtra it, o n e -h a n d e d , w ith th e F u ji X P 1 0 0 u n d e rw a te r ca m e ra .
Th is w a s o n ly th e se co n d tim e I h a d u se d th e ca m e ra in e a rn e st, a n d w a s still o n a le a rn in g cu rve w ith
its p a rticu la r a rra n g e m e n t o f b u tto n s, m e n u s a n d fe a tu re s.
B y th e e n d o f o u r se ve n -d a y trip , I h a d le a rn e d to e sta b lish th e b a sic se ttin g s b e fo re e n te rin g th e w a te r
(p a rticu la rly th e 'u n d e rw a te r' o n e ), co m in g u p to th e su rfa ce to a d ju st th e zo o m , a n d o n ly u sin g th e 'S h o o t'
b u tto n u n d e rw a te r. In th e cle a r w a te rs w e sw a m in , se ttin g th e zo o m o n m a xim u m p ro d u ce d th e b e st
re su lts, e sp e cia lly w ith th e sm a lle r re e f fish . W ith th a t p ro to co l, th e ca m e ra w a s e a sy to u se a s a p o in ta n d -sh o o t, le a vin g o n e h a n d fo r
sw im m in g a n d g e stu rin g . It w a s n o t
e a sy to se e th e im a g e o n th e scre e n
u n d e rw a te r, b u t h o ld in g th e ca m e ra
a t a rm s-le n g th g e n e ra lly fra m e d th e
su b je ct a ccu ra te ly.
Th e re su lts ce rta in ly ca p tu re th e
su b m a rin e a d ve n tu re s o n o u r re ce n t
trip flo a tin g o ff th e H a w a iia n isla n d s
w ith U n C ru ise. Th e o n ly ch a n g e I w ill
m a ke is to b u y a m o re se cu re w rist
stra p , a s th e slid e r o n th e o n e
p ro v id e d d o e s n o t lo ck th e stra p
a ro u n d yo u r w rist. Th a t's a m in o r
d e ta il in a n o th e rw ise fa v o u ra b le
re sp o n se to th is ca m e ra , w h ich a lso
ta ke s g o o d p ictu re s o n la n d .
N o w , if yo u 'll e xcu se m e, I'm o ff
to p ra ctise sh o u tin g th ro u g h a sn o rke l.
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A C a m e ra w ith W in g s
W ith S p a rk , yo u ca n ca p tu re p h o to s a n d vid e o s
fro m a lm o st a n y a n g le. It's e a sy to co n tro l w ith
sim p le h a n d g e stu re s. U se th e a p p fo r m o re im p re ssive a n g le s o r to fo llo w a sp e cific m o vin g o b je ct. W ith th e a d d itio n o f a re m o te co n tro lle r,
yo u 'll h a ve m o re fle xib ility, o ve r a m ile o f ra n g e
a n d a to p sp e e d o f ju st o ve r 3 0 m ile s a n h o u r in
" sp o rt m o d e."
Th e ca m e ra re co rd s in 1 0 8 0 p so m e m o rie s
ca n b e sh a re d o n Y o u Tu b e a n d so cia l m e d ia
ch a n n e ls w ith g re a t re su lts.
Th e b a sic S p a rk p a ck a g e In clu d e s a ircra ft
(d ro n e ), e xtra p ro p e lle rs, a n in te llig e n t flig h t b a tte ry, a m icro U S B ca b le a n d sto ra g e b o x. A va ila b le
in a lp in e w h ite, sk y b lu e, m e a d o w g re e n , la va re d
a n d su n rise ye llo w .
S p a rk F ly M o re C o m b o in clu d e s a d d itio n a l
p ro p e lle r, p ro p e lle r g u a rd s, a n a d d itio n a l in te llig e n t flig h t b a tte ry, a ch a rg e r, p o w e r ca b le a n d
sh o u ld e r b a g .
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W a it a G o , G o T e n n a
In sp ire d b y th e d isa ste r re scu e a n d re co v e ry
o p e ra tio n s fo llo w in g H u rrica n e S a n d y, g o Te n n a h a s
b e e n d e sig n e d to ke e p A n d ro id o r iO S d e vice s co n n e cte d e ve n w h e n th e re is n o ce llu la r se rvice. M a d e
o f ru g g e d m a te ria ls, th is p o cke t-size d , tw o -w a y
ra d io a n d a n te n n a u se s B lu e to o th -LE to p a ir w ith
a sm a rtp h o n e. Th is in n o va tive te ch n o lo g y a llo w s
u se rs w h o p o sse ss th e d e vice to sh a re m e ssa g e s
a n d lo ca tio n in fo in sta n tly w ith in a ra n g e o f u p to
8 0 k m in id e a l co n d itio n s.
P a ir to yo u r p h o n e a n d cre a te yo u r o w n
sig n a l. G o Te n n a M e sh le ts yo u se n d te xts a n d
G P S lo ca tio n s, n o se rvice re q u ire d . R e vo lu tio n a ry
m e sh n e tw o rk in g p riva te ly a n d a u to m a tica lly re la ys m e ssa g e s th ro u g h o th e r d e vice s to e xte n d
b e yo n d p o in t-to -p o in t ra n g e ; th e b ig g e r yo u r
n e tw o rk , th e stro n g e r yo u r co m m u n ica tio n s.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Waypoints Global Spring 2018

From the Publisher
The Northwest Passage - An Epic Journey
UnCruise into Hawaii with Marine Life
Gears & Garments
Lifestyle
Touring Tech
Travel Tips
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Cover1
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Cover2
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - From the Publisher
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - The Northwest Passage - An Epic Journey
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - 5
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - 6
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - 7
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - UnCruise into Hawaii with Marine Life
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - 9
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Travel Tips
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - 11
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Gears & Garments
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Lifestyle
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Touring Tech
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Cover3
Waypoints Global Spring 2018 - Cover4
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