Recon Jet* is a powerful wearable computer with smartphone-class hardware, a comprehensive sensor suite, and extensive connectivity features. Based on a smartphone-class operating system and development kit, developers can create apps that relay information directly to the user’s eye.


Developers can create and launch their apps quickly with this complete development kit experience. Components of the kit include documentation, training material, and companion code samples in the form of fully fuctional sample apps that you can run directly on your Recon Jet* device.

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Recon Jet* Dev Kit

Documents and Components

Set Up the Android Debugging Bridge (ADB)

Learn how to use Android Debug Bridge (ADB) and install apps onto the device from a computer via a USB cable.

Design Guidelines

Follow these guidelines to make the most effective use of the Recon Jet* Pro control scheme to provide consistent and intuitive user experiences.

Distribute Your Application

Learn how to use the Recon Engage* app center to distribute your application. Users will be able to download your app and load it onto their devices via Recon Uplink*.

Other documents in the development kit include:

Building Your First Recon App

Add the Recon OS package to your app and learn how to access some of its basic features. Try out the included fully functional sample app.

All App Notes

  • Web Connectivity API—allows developers to gain internet access through a Bluetooth*-paired smartphone
  • Heading API—developers gain easy access to how the Recon Jet* Pro is oriented in 3D space
  • Notifications API—learn how to create both passive and active notifications
  • Metrics API—gain access to useful physical metrics, such as speed and altitude
  • External Sensor API—easily connect and disconnect external sensors (Bluetooth*, ANT+)
  • Activity Status API—allows developers to access sport-activity events (stop, start, pause)
  • Glance Detection API—determine when users glance toward or away from the screen
  • Bluetooth* LE Sample—learn more about how to connect and listen to Bluetooth low energy sensors
Recon Uplink*

Recon Uplink*

Download software updates, upload activities, sync dashboards and maps, and install apps onto your Recon device from the Recon Engage* app center.

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Recon Jet* Hardware Front

Recon Jet* Hardware Back

1. Input controls

2. Camera

3. Lenses

4. Swappable battery

5. Optical display

6. GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, Bluetooth low energy, ANT+, Wi-Fi*

7. USB 2.0 port

Component Details




1 GHz dual core


1 GB

Flash Storage

8 GB


GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, Bluetooth low energy, ANT+, Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz), micro USB 2.0


Two-button rocker, optical touchpad


720p video (1.2 MP still)


428 x 240 micro LCD


Mono speaker, front-facing microphone


Swappable (4 hours consumer use)1

1 Results have been estimated or simulated using internal Intel analysis or architecture simulation or modeling and provided to you for informational purposes. Any differences in your system hardware, software, or configuration may affect your actual performance.

If you are developing enterprise apps and solutions for the Recon Jet* Pro smart glasses, get the Recon Enterprise Dev Kit.