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Mechanical cycling 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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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)
Let your thoughts wonder freely while the sun rises to a brand new day
Let your thoughts wonder freely while the sun rises to a brand new day
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
Clear your mind by riding your bike in the early morning (photo taken during my morning commute)
Clear your mind by riding your bike in the early morning (photo taken during my morning commute)
Riding my bike as workout (photo by Niels)
Riding my bike as workout (photo by Niels)
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.

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