Taipei, Taiwan and Richmond, British Columbia, November 1st, 2017 – Shearwater Research, a veritable force in the dive equipment world and household name for divers the world over, has chosen to become part of Deepblu’s “Elite Fleet,” making them the third brand, following Scubapro and TUSA, to add Deepblu Connect functionality. Shearwater’supcoming addition to Deepblu Connect will allow Shearwater users to seamlessly upload their dive logs and the information supplementing them to the Deepblu app, eliminating the need for the old, soggy, ink-and-paper logs, making it easier to log in the digital age of diving.Deepblu anticipates that Deepblu Connect will support Shearwater products by year-end.
Based in Richmond, British Columbia, in a brief span of thirteen years Shearwater now commands a leading position designing and manufacturing dive computers and rebreather electronics.With roots in technical diving, Shearwater dive computers feature intuitive menus and interfaces that make them easy to use for divers at all development levels.The company provides advanceddiving electronics to users all over the world. Known for being reliable, user friendly, and easy to read underwater, Shearwater’s computers are designed to improve the journey for divers everywhere.
The brand will have four models integrating into Deepblu. The NERD 2, Petrel 2, Perdix, and Perdix AI will be useable with the dive logging app. With user customizable menus, all four models are fully capable of handling dives ranging from simple entry levels to the more complex, multi gasrebreather dives pushing the limits of modern diving capabilities. Perdix AI is extremely popular due to its rugged design, bright display and air integration. NERD 2 is aninnovative computer that allows divers to unobtrusively access all their dive information with a glance to the near eye remote display.
“At Shearwater we pride ourselves in providing the best possible service to our customers. By joining Deepblu’s‘Elite Fleet’ we seek to further enhance dive logging and sharing capabilities available to our customers.”says Shearwater president Steve Prescesky.
Shearwater has been cited in multiple articles and award rankings as one of the best dive computer companies on the planet.
“Deepblu is excited to welcome Shearwater to the platform and have them as a Deepblu Connect partner. Utilizing the Deepblu platform along with Shearwater computers will enhance the way divers capture their dives. With the Shearwater integration, more interesting users will also be introduced to the community,” says Deepblu CEO James Tsuei.
About Shearwater Research Inc.:Shearwater Research Inc. designs and manufactures computers for divers demanding more from themselves and their diving experience. Whether you’re an air, nitrox, multi gas trimix or closed circuit rebreather diver, Shearwater offers products which are powerful, simple and reliable. For more information, visit www.shearwater.com
About the Deepblu Platform:Deepblu is the fastest-growing online community for divers and ocean enthusiasts. It was released in November 2016 at the DEMA show in Las Vegas and has since brought tens of thousands of divers together at deepblu.com.
About Deepblu, Inc.:Deepblu, Inc. is the company behind the COSMIQ Dive Computer and the Deepblu community. Deepblu, Inc. is a team of divers and technology enthusiasts whose goal is to use technology and the power of the internet to revolutionize the diving community and lifestyle. For more information, visit about.deepblu.com