Enjoy the Outdoors This Summer With New Tech Gadgets

Verizon Wireless Showcases the Newest Tech to Help Enhance Your Outdoor Adventures

DULUTH, Minn. – Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many are turning to Mother Nature as a source of entertainment and relaxation.

Bug mystery? Plant ID needed to check on rash first aid? Looking for hidden treasure? Your smartphone can help you do all this and more. If you’re finally headed out to enjoy the 12 weeks of summer sun, Verizon can help you with tech that makes the most sense outdoors.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G UW makes every memory count. Single Take artificial intelligence utilizes each camera lens for multiple stills and videos every time you take a shot. It even determines the ideal lenses, effects and filters for your environment, so you capture the best of every moment, every time. Take hi-res images at an incredible distance. Whether you want to zoom in from far away or magnify the details of close-up objects, the new 30x Space Zoom does so with impressive power and clarity.

While you’re on the trail, prep for the unknown with the First Aid app. Simple step-by-step instructions can serve as a backup for simple first aid scenarios. Also included are preparation tips for major emergencies such as hurricanes, earthquakes and tornadoes, as well as integration with worldwide emergency phone numbers so you can call for help right from the app, which is also available in Spanish.

The Google Pixel Buds with wireless charging case are ergonomically designed and come with three ear tip sizes. They’re water and sweat-resistant, so hikes in your city, state and national parks are no problem – no matter the distance and weather. The long-range Bluetooth lets you use these buds up to 100 yards away from your phone in case you need to pace and think!

For kiddos, the GizmoWatch 2 is the must-have summer accessory for fitness and safety. Kids can use GizmoWatch 2’s fun fitness tracker to count steps and parents can set encouraging goals. Real-time location and geo-fencing features allow you to stay on top of the GizmoWatch 2’s location right from a guardian’s paired smartphone using the GizmoHub app. Set up GPS boundaries for playtime outside and receive alerts when your child exceeds them – or use the real-time location function to track your child’s movements.

You can also help your grandparents who may live far away to stay healthy with some tech assistance. Verizon’s exclusive Care Smart Watch allows caregivers to set up reminders for medication, doctor’s appointments, birthdays and more. Personalized reminders are set up by the caregiver through the Care Smart app. Setting reminders helps seniors stay focused, connected and perform tasks like taking medication and checking in with loved ones.

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