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Re: Is it still worth getting Woo3?

Postby Durum » Mon Jan 23, 2023 2:50 pm

The Woo at the price it is being sold right now is definitely not worth it.
I personally use the Woo for the community, unfortunately it isn't very accurate (actually a shame for such a high price point).
Surfr is more accurate and for free, unfortunately the community isn't very big in my country (we'll see how that evolves in the future).

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Re: Is it still worth getting Woo3?

Postby BenBen » Mon Jan 23, 2023 11:03 pm

There will be a Surfr App for Android and Garmin watches in the future.

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Re: Is it still worth getting Woo3?

Postby Saltyman » Tue Jan 24, 2023 1:05 am

The kite jump app for Garmin watches. That dachopper made works pretty well.
I've had a few sessions on it.
It's still in beta version but by the sounds of it it will be ready to go soon.
If you have a Garmin watch give it a try.
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Re: Is it still worth getting Woo3?

Postby Flyingseb » Fri Jan 27, 2023 2:42 pm

Something new in this field, good news.
But I’m curious at which technology it will use. I don’t see accelerometer working with a wrist watch, GPS vertical accuracy is still notably insufficient, and barometer, who knows?

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Re: Is it still worth getting Woo3?

Postby artificialname » Wed Mar 08, 2023 3:25 am

Is it free to use the Surf app on your apple watch?

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Re: Is it still worth getting Woo3?

Postby DefyInertia » Wed Mar 08, 2023 6:23 am

I’m loving the Surfr app

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Re: Is it still worth getting Woo3?

Postby Kitemenn » Wed Mar 08, 2023 10:22 am

artificialname wrote:
Wed Mar 08, 2023 3:25 am
Is it free to use the Surf app on your apple watch?
No you need a PRO subscription but using a phone in your wetsuit is free.

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Re: Is it still worth getting Woo3?

Postby Pemba » Wed Mar 08, 2023 11:00 am

I'm still on WOO 3 and might well get a new one if this one breaks. I use it both to try improving and for the community thing. If it's "still worth of getting a WOO 3" would then also depend on what your friends/kiting community use (assuming that's an issue at all). If considering it for personal data only, I think it's probably not worth it anymore. No idea if there's a Woo 4 coming out soon.

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Re: Is it still worth getting Woo3?

Postby andylc » Wed Mar 08, 2023 11:11 am

Surfr seems to largely negate the need for a Woo. Also compared to on the board devices seems to be more realistic measurements - ie not exaggerating as far as I can best tell anyway.
Not tried the watch version but might upgrade and give it a go.
The only weird thing about the latest version is it tries to tell me how high I jumped and I can never hear it, just can tell a sort of vague noise coming from inside the wetsuit!

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Re: Is it still worth getting Woo3?

Postby cor » Wed Mar 08, 2023 11:35 am

Flyingseb wrote:
Fri Jan 27, 2023 2:42 pm
I don’t see accelerometer working with a wrist watch
Surfr uses the accelerometer of Apple watch or a Smartphone and it works very well. It does literally everything better than Woo and it is for free.

Woo? I would be surprised if that company still exists in a year.


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