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Introducing Deepblu’s COSMIQ

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New Company Introduces World’s First Dive Computer Featuring Social Integration

COSMIQDeepblu, a Taipei-based diving and tech company introduced the world’s first dive computer featuring social media integration on April 1st, 2016.  Called the COSMIQ, the wrist-mounted unit records dive information creating a digital dive log curating pictures, videos, depth, duration, and more. When paired with a smart phone, Cosmiq dive logs are effortlessly uploaded to the company’s free phone app where they can be instantly shared with the diving community.

Priced at a very affordable $299, the company intends the COSMIQ to revolutionize diving experiences and bring more visibility and opportunities to ocean conservation efforts and the diving industry as a whole.

“Deepblu is pleased to introduce a dive computer offering all the best features – and more – of the current dive computer market, that leverages the power of online social media interaction,” says company co-founder Brad Chen. “We believe increasing visibility is the best way to foster greater awareness of the ocean initiatives for which we care deeply.”

For tech specs, the COSMIQ features a 2.2” high-contrast LCD screen, a max depth of 100 meters, a built in clock and calendar, audible and visual alarms, as well as a rechargeable lithium ion battery with a magnetic USB connector. This means no more costly and time consuming factory repairs, as are common in the industry.

COSMIQFor dive specs and firmware, the COSMIQ operates on a Bühlmann 16C algorithm divers can individualize to conservative, normal, and progressive settings. Three dive modes – Scuba, Gauge, and Free Dive – allow the COSMIQ to serve a larger cut of the diving community. Oxygen levels can be adjusted between 21-40% for Nitrox dives, and regular firmware updates add additional special features such as toggling between fresh and salt water environments as well as altitude diving.

COSMIQSays Deepblu CEO James Tsuei, “These are a handful of our most basic features – ones new and seasoned divers are accustomed to. Our platform allows us to receive, assess, and take action upon customer feedback through firmware updates, keeping the COSMIQ on the cutting edge of dive computing. Combine this with the power and possibilities COSMIQ offers in web-based social interaction as well as a $299 price tag and you’ve got one of the most exciting and revolutionary dive products on the market.”

Tsuei may not be wrong.  In it’s upcoming November issue, Sport Diver, PADI’s official publication, named the COSMIQ as Best Value Dive Computer referring to it as an “ace in the hole”. As for the future, look out for an upcoming new addition to the COSMIQ line as well as Deepblu’s booth at DEMA 2016 in Las Vegas.

For more information on Deepblu and the Cosmiq, contact info@deepblu.com.

www.deepblu.com

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SeaLife Launches the new SportDiver ULTRA Smartphone Underwater Housing

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Right in time for the summer season SeaLife launches the new SportDiver Ultra Smartphone housing, which is designed to accommodate also larger Android models. The new Ultra model has all SportDiver features including use of the same SportDiver iOS and Android app. The primary difference is a slight increase in length of the housing and a lens port to support the lens cluster popular with many large Android models such as the Samsung S21 and S23, and S24 Ultra models.

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The SeaLife SportDiver Ultra housing allows taking photos and videos with the smartphone down to 40 meters. The heavy-duty housing is constructed of polycarbonate, stainless steel, aluminum, and optical grade glass. Weighing less than 641 grams, it offers near-neutral buoyancy in water depending on which smartphone is used. The ergonomic design is easy to hold and use, featuring a large shutter lever and rear control buttons for easy operation, even with dive gloves. The free SportDiver camera app for Android and iOS also offers a power-save mode that temporarily turns the phone’s camera off and dims the display; a touch to any button wakes it up at once. The App Playback mode shows full size photos and videos with a vertical thumbnail strip to easily find your images. All files are also saved to the phone’s camera roll. The housing automatically connects to your phone and the SportDiver app using Bluetooth® Low Energy wireless technology and offers ultra-low power consumption which is powered by two AAA batteries that last over 50 hours of continuous use.

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The SportDiver Ultra has “Dual Leak Alarms” which include an internal moisture alarm and a vacuum pressure alarm which alert the diver with on-screen warnings, audio, and LED signal in the unlikely event the waterproof seal is compromised when there’s a loss of housing pressure or moisture is detected. The housing features a new interior design that is less sensitive to moisture caused by opening the door in a damp environment. The door of the SportDiver Ultra is sealed with a TPE O-ring and a robust cam-lock sealing latch that easily and securely locks waterproof door.

The SportDiver Housing features seven 1/4-20 tripod mount options, a removable underwater color-correction filter is included. It is also available as a SportDiver Ultra PRO 2500 set with light, tray, and handle.

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SeaLife offers a “fit-guide” on its website for users to instantly determine if their phone model fits into the SportDiver Ultra housing – https://www.sealife-cameras.com/sportdiver-compatibility/

PRICES MSRP

SPORTDIVER ULTRA


GBP 315.00

SPORTDIVER ULTRA
PRO LAMPENSET 2500F
(June 2024)

GBP 729.00

www.sealife-cameras.com

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ANTEPRIMA: 140 Under Ice – the RECORD MONDIALE film (Watch Trailer)

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Just a few weeks after the incredible double world record under the ice, Valentina Cafolla presents the film that recounts her feat and brings back the thrills of those days at the historical headquarters of the SEAC diving equipment company in Chiavari.

Watch the trailer here:

THURSDAY, 06 JUNE, 7 P.M., CINEMA MIGNON

Via Martiri della Liberazione 131, 16043 Chiavari GE

FREE ENTRANCE!

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