Go Take a Hike: Tracking Outdoor Activity with a Smart Jacket

The allure of the great outdoors draws many thousands of people to trails, forests, deserts, and just about everywhere else for an occasional hike. For a sizable subset of those hikers, the fresh air, sunshine, and thrill of exploration prove to be addictive, and they get more serious about hiking. This dedicated group of adventurers plan longer, more difficult hikes, train to improve their endurance, and gear up with the latest in footwear, functional clothing, and electronic gadgets. Some of these electronic devices offer functionalities that can help a hiker to improve their athletic performance, stay safe, or just make the entire experience a bit more enjoyable in general.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.edgeimpulse.com/blog/go-take-a-hike-tracking-outdoor-activity-with-a-smart-jacket