So we have high expectations for their “Rekon wireless smartphone interface”.
Rekon is more than just another intercom
It works with push-to-talk mobile/cellular networks to connect users and is compatible with WhatsApp, Line, Kaokao, WeChat and other voice communication platforms.
That means potentially up to 6000 users can be networked into a riding group. Now that’s an interesting concept on a ride!
The Rekon is expected to be available in the next couple of months, depending on the current unpredictable pandemic ramifications.
It will cost $US349 (about $A580) and will connect with any aftermarket speakers.
Or you can buy the Rekon with their XSound 2.1 speakers for $US399 (about $A665) or with the updated XSound 3 speakers for $US499 (about $A830).
Classy style and function
So they are not cheap, but they are crafted more like a luxury watch with steel, glass and polished aluminium rather than plastic like most intercoms.
The thin, light and minimalist unit features a three-way control with tempered glass face for ease of use.
Its glass face exposes the details of the mechanical movement and, as a showstopper, it’s backlit!
Rekon uses Hi-def aptX and ADP2 wireless audio formats for high-fidelity sound and operates on Bluetooth 5.0 low-energy power management system, which delivers 250 hours of standby with 10 hours of operation time.
The units slides and locks into position on a special mounting bracket which can be easily detached.