Oceanic is thrilled to enhance your underwater adventures with the launch of Oceanic+ 2.0. This updated version of the app is filled with practical new features designed to enrich the diving experience.
Divers can now use their Apple Watch Ultra and Apple Watch Ultra 2 for freediving to 130 feet (40 meters). The new Freedive mode is packed with advanced features specific to training and freediving with custom alarms for target depth, max dive time, sequential depth, surface time, and max session time. For each alarm, the diver will receive both haptic and visual notifications. Additional features include surface heart rate tracking, heart rate training zones, surface data, and more.
Freedive mode includes a feature called “Stealth mode” which will automatically dim the screen while underwater. Stealth mode disables all haptics and alarms and reduces the display brightness by 90% while diving. This clever feature ensures freedivers won’t startle the fish during their dive. When back on the surface, the display automatically goes back to normal brightness, keeping all surface alarms intact to help fine-tune training.
With a simple click of the logbook, a detailed view of each individual dive made is shown. This includes the total session time, max dive time, max depth achieved, total number of dives, and coldest water temperature. Also seen is each dive on a map with a start and ending point.
While the Apple Watch Ultra is great for real-time critical data, Oceanic+ on iPhone offers a closer view of freedives in much more detail. All dives are automatically saved in the logbook, showing individual session statistics with detailed dive information, and an overall summary. This includes ascent and descent times, heart rate data from each session to provide a recovery assessment, relaxation improvement, and enhancing carbon dioxide recovery resistance.
In addition to Freediving Mode on Apple Watch Ultra, Oceanic+ has received many new enhancements for an enriched diving experience. The new “Activity Map” on Oceanic+ allows divers to visualize their dives on a global mat, showing hotspots with color-coded indicators for different modes, such as scuba or freedive. Divers can also enter beginning and ending tank pressure and tank type in their Oceanic+ logbook, as well as easily export all dives to their preferred logbook.
“Oceanic+ continues to expand its capabilities,” said Mike Huish, CEO of Huish Outdoors. “Now with Freedive mode on Apple Watch Ultra and the many additional improvements to the app including advanced photo and video color-correction, Oceanic+ improves the way we will share our underwater adventures.”
Planning for dives is now easier with Diver Generated Content™ which provides real-time water temperatures at various depths as reported by our diverse diving community. The new Weight Planner assists divers in determining the right amount of ballast needed for their dive.
The updated logbook allows divers to instantly share their dive stories. Dive photos and videos taken with the Oceanic+ Dive Housing are now seamlessly integrated into their logs, allowing divers to overlay their dive profile alongside visuals to tell a complete story.
Oceanic+ 2.0 also includes advanced editing capabilities for photos and videos taken with the patent-pending Oceanic+ Dive Housing. The free version includes automatic color correction for both photos and videos, while the premium version allows access to advanced editing – adjust blue or green color dominance in images and videos; utilize keyframes to make color corrections throughout videos; and the ability to apply color correction to imported media, even if taken with other devices.
The Oceanic+ app is subscription-based and includes a free version and a paid subscription for more advanced photo and dive computer features as well as freediving. The Oceanic+ app can be downloaded here.
Founded in 1972 by industry pioneer Bob Hollis, Oceanic is a global dive leader committed to providing modern, reliable, accessible, and easy-to-use dive equipment to recreational divers so they can focus on what matters most: exploring the underwater world and appreciating the wonders of marine life. For over 50 years this philosophy has been woven into everything Oceanic does and is the foremost reason the company is considered a best-in-class, recreational dive brand. Recreational divers of all experience levels benefit from the large selection of products like regulators, computers, and BCDs for all types of diving, as well as masks, snorkels, fins, bags, and accessories for watersport newcomers and veterans alike. Oceanic is one of Huish Outdoors’ premier dive brands. To learn more, please visit oceanicworldwide.com.
About Huish Outdoors
Since 2011, Huish Outdoors has been passionate about the outdoors and connecting people to their adventure dreams. Huish Outdoors unites the world’s best diving and outdoor brands – Atomic Aquatics®, BARE®, BARE Exowear, Hollis®, Oceanic®, Oceanic+, Stahlsac®, Suunto®, and Zeagle® – all under one roof, showcasing the best there is in outdoor sports from deep trenches to snowy peaks. From research to development, the Huish Outdoor brands combine leading design with advanced materials and proven technologies to define what’s next in diving. In partnership with retail partners and distributors across the globe, the company is working together to grow the above- and below-water adventures industries. For more information, please visit huishoutdoors.com.
Shearwater Announce Tern and Tern TX Dive Computers
Shearwater Research Inc. has announced the latest additions to its iconic line of dive computers.
Designed with the sport diver in mind, the new Tern & Tern TX models are powerful, simple, reliable, and the most compact dive computers we have ever brought to market. The range includes the Shearwater Tern and the enhanced Tern TX, which boasts transmitter-enabled diving, capable of connecting with up to four Swift gas pressure transmitters and includes a digital compass for superior underwater navigation.
With a watch-style form factor, the 1.3” diameter AMOLED screen provides crystal-clear visibility in a variety of lighting conditions, making it easier than ever for divers to keep track of their crucial information. The vibrant, best in class high-resolution display offers Shearwater’s renowned user interface that provides divers with at-a-glance access to vital data, ensuring a safer and more enjoyable diving experience.
“Building upon the success of the Peregrine and borrowing features from the Teric, the Tern and Tern TX make a great addition to our product line. The Tern is an affordable option for anyone seeking a compact sport diving computer.” Said Jason Leggatt, CEO of Shearwater Research Inc. “As well, we are excited to bring transmitter-enabled computers to more divers, delivering precision gas pressure information on a brilliant display. The Tern TX is an incredible sport diving computer to those seeking a comfortable, round form. In combination with the Swift Transmitter, the Tern TX offers a world-class transmitter-enabled system at an attractive price”.
Designed and built in Canada, The Tern & Tern TX are depth rated to 120 metres and tested to engineering EN standards for dive computer compliance. Tern and Tern TX support Air, Nitrox, 3 Gas Nitrox, Gauge, and Freedive modes.
Available with all-new Shearwater RemoraTM quick connect bands, divers can easily switch between long and short straps, or the colour strap of their choice.
Tern and Tern TX are priced for exceptional value at $650 USD and $775 USD retail.
Shipping commences January, 2024 and will be available to purchase from authorized Shearwater dealers.
For more information about Tern and Tern TX, contact email@example.com.
Don’t miss these Black Friday deals from Oyster Diving Shop
As one of the largest diving retailers in the UK, Oyster Diving Shop stocks most of the major brands including Garmin, Apeks, X-Deep, Suunto, Atomic, Santi and Aqualung to name but a few.
All of their staff are professional divers and are happy to offer free advice on what equipment is best for each customer. If you spend over £100 then you receive FREE postage and you can familiarise yourself with your new gear in one of their six pools (Soho, Rickmansworth, Bloxham, Brighton, Old Windsor and Caterham) at no extra charge!
As well as offering the highest levels of service, they are also very competitively priced and have a range of Black Friday offers.
Here are some of Oyster Diving Shop’s Black Friday highlights:
Apeks Ocea Regulators – trade in your old regulators and get 30% off (ask them about their old school regs if you don’t have an old set to trade in!)
Exclusive to Scubaverse this week – Aqualung i770R with transmitter bundle – 1/3 off, Automatic discount at Checkout!
Aqualung i200 – £100 off!
Aqualung Helix Compact Pro with Octopus and SPG (an amazing travel regulator that is even cold water rated!) RRP. £819 reduced to £595!
Apeks VX1 mask – RRP. £117 reduced to £99.22!
Free undersuit with Avatar 101 Dry Suit worth £215!
Don’t forget Oyster Diving Shop also have gift vouchers if you can’t decide what to get!
If you fancy giving the gift of scuba diving this Christmas then check out their PADI courses, or if you want to escape to the sunshine and blue seas then check out their range of holidays including the amazing Scuba Scene liveaboard.
Shop now at www.oysterdivingshop.com
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