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Mechanical bike computer

Analogue cycling computer with GPS

Sep. 29, 2020 -

For the past week I have been riding my bicycle with Omata One, a special bike computer. Its mechanical hands indicate speed, distance, ascent and time ridden measured using precise GPS data. It is fun, read along to know why.

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Once you finish your ride you can analyse the data by connecting Omata to your smartphone or computer
Once you finish your ride you can analyse the data by connecting Omata to your smartphone or computer
The dial has a lot of depth and detail, with balanced symmetry, legible typography and functional colours
The dial has a lot of depth and detail, with balanced symmetry, legible typography and functional colours
Legibility remains great, even if you pickup some dirt
Legibility remains great, even if you pickup some dirt
Importing ride data is easy - with apps like Cyclemeter
Importing ride data is easy - with apps like Cyclemeter
The mechanical display is actually very power efficient, providing a 17+ hours battery life. Charging is done using a standard USB-C connector on the back.
The mechanical display is actually very power efficient, providing a 17+ hours battery life. Charging is done using a standard USB-C connector on the back.
The Omata One uses four mechanical hands to indicate speed (orange), distance (outer ring), ascent (left) and elapsed time (right)
The Omata One uses four mechanical hands to indicate speed (orange), distance (outer ring), ascent (left) and elapsed time (right)

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