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by Pete Bucknell on November 01, 2015
Nick Woodman, a young American surfer, desperately wanted images of himself surfing, personal and up close, and there seemed to be no camera available to exactly fulfill his requirements. He set about creating a solution. Slightly more than a decade later, his camera company has invaded the market with the small, waterproof, and extremely high-quality unit we know as the GoPro. Popular because of its size, price, and the quality of the video files it is capable of producing, the GoPro HERO, in its waterproof housing, has become an enormous asset to outdoor sports enthusiasts and all kinds of filmmakers—from the producers of Breaking Bad to youngsters making their first film in a...
by Ksso on September 21, 2015
Vote here Voting finishes at 2pm PDT ! be quick !
The team at Diveboard has been busy cooking a new product for you ! It's called actvt (reads activity) and it's a mobile video-sharing and social-networking app that lets you select the highlights from your video clips with a tap of the screen and then automatically compiles them into a short edit ready to share.
We realized that with all the data we gathered on Diveboard, we were still missing the moments & emotions behind the data - so we worked on trying to find a way to provide you with just that !
We'll be unveiling actvt today at the biggest tech show on earth: TechCrunch Disrupt - we need your vote to win this ! ...
by Connerj on July 06, 2015
It's that time of year again! The now annual Great Giant Sea
Bass Count (2015 edition) is almost here and we are gearing up to spot some
For any of those who didn't hear about the Great Giant Sea
Bass Count last year, the project involves using observations and sightings
from recreational divers to help us better understand how many giant sea bass
(aka Black Sea Bass, Giant Black Sea Bass, etc.) call the waters of Southern
California "home". Since the moratorium on fishing giant sea bass was
implemented, these gentle giants appear (unofficial observations suggest) to be
rebounding from their near local extinction in the early 20th century, thus ...
by Ksso on June 22, 2015
We've been willing to do it a long time ago - I still remember us talking with the Suunto team at DEMA in 2013 about this. And today it's finally there thanks to the joint effort we made ! Suunto users who have been enjoying the smooth Moovescount upload through their favorite DM5 agent can now easily pull their dives from Movescount to Diveboard.
This is really the best of both worlds for Suunto customers and at Diveboard we're really proud to be the first to bring you this integration.
To try it out, head over to the Dive Manager and you'll find the "Movescount import" button on the "Bulk upload" tab. You'll also find it on the "Profile" tab on the edit of your dives. ...
by Victor Masmitjà Prieto on April 19, 2015
El Boreas no es un barco. Es un pecio. Esto significa que es un barco hundido. Este pecio fue, en vida, un remolcador de altura alemán, de nombre Pellworn, que participó en la Segunda Guerra Mundial con la Marina de su país, resultando con graves daños en su estructura, que nunca quedó reparada del todo.
Al finalizar la guerra el barco pasó a formar parte de la Marina de los Estados Unidos, donde fue rebautizado como USN102 y destinado a sencillas tareas de trasporte. En 1960 volvió a la Marina alemana para desempeñar funciones de localización de torpedos y minas en la escuela de armas submarinas de Wilhemshaven. En 1980 fue vendido para ser desguazado, pero su destino cambió cuando fue...
by Ksso on April 16, 2015
Diveboard is currently undergoing a research to figure out the emotional range induced by diving.
This sounds like a lot of hassle right ? So let me give you a bit of context.
Since we started Diveboard, we've focused on helping you guys share your experiences by providing you with the most thorough way to log it. We now have about 1 Million dives logged which is simply mindblowing.
When reflecting with Pascal and Thierry, my fellow co-creators of Diveboard, how we could make your sharing even better we realized something: all the data is awesome, but it's missing the personal story and emotions that you experienced during your dive. ...
by Sssphuketth on April 15, 2015
If you are sitting in office and thinking to get rid of your hectic lifestyle, then there is no doubt that scuba diving can be a right option for you. This adventure sport has become a hobby of a large number of people from throughout the world. There are a number of places in the world, where you can visit and can fulfill your interest of diving. Among them, Phuket in Thailand is one of the most sought-after destinations.Diving in SimilanA large number of tourists visit Phuket every year to have fun and to soothe them. This is why, it has become a tourist hubs for scuba divers. There are a number of places in Phuket, where you can have fun. Diving Similan Thailand is highly popular in...
by Victor Masmitjà Prieto on April 08, 2015
La cala de Port Salvi, conocida también por Edén Roc debido al establecimiento hotelero que aquí se encuentra, es una de las inmersiones clásicas de la Costa Brava. A nuestro entender tiene diversos argumentos que la hacen recomendable. En primer lugar, es un itinerario submarino que está muy documentado, ya que en el centro de buceo de la misma cala hay una maqueta muy útil para planificar la excursión subacuática, y el fondo está detallado y dibujado en el libro de Andreu Llamas "GUÍA SUBMARINA de la COSTA BRAVA de Sant Feliu de Guíxols a Begur " (ISBN 978-84-933167-8-5). ...
by Victor Masmitjà Prieto on April 08, 2015
Imaginas bucear por la noche y ser capaz de ver la vida marina en colores fluorescentes? Organismos que se escapan a tu vista bajo la luz normal? Pues es posible, con focos y filtros de luz especiales o lentes especiales en máscara, y se llama fluorodiving!
La fluorescencia se produce cuando un objeto absorbe la luz de un solo color (longitud de onda) y luego re-emite luz de un color diferente. ¿Te acuerdas de los carteles de ofertas de las tiendas que presentan fluorescencia bajo luz ultravioleta (UV)?, ¿O de cómo brillan tus dientes, o algunas prendas blancas, bajo la luz azul de la discoteca? Pues esos son dos buenos ejemplos de fluorescencia. ...