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Kite WOO+GPS

Description

The WOO Sports app allows you to connect your Garmin Watch to your WOO 3.0 device. It will display jumps live while you are out on the water, and also show GPS metrics from the Garmin Watch. The GPS recording will be uploaded to your Garmin profile. </p><p></p><p>https://docs.woosports.com/docs/garmin-faq-troubleshooting</p><p></p><p>On compatibility, note that the firmware on older watches doesn't support the Garmin Bluetooth SDK. Garmin introduced the Bluetooth SDK (meaning apps can use Bluetooth to connect to 3rd party devices like WOO) about a year ago, all old devices (e.g. fenix 5) are not compatible with it. Only the newest ones are compatible. Unless Garmin releases a firmware update for old watches to support the Bluetooth SDK, we cannot make our app compatible with those watches.</p>

What’s New

Version 2.0.5 (current)</p><p>Increased time font size.</p><p></p><p>Version 2.0.4</p><p>Preparing for jumps integration with WOO. Session renamed to include WOO ID.</p><p></p><p>Version 2.0.3</p><p>Reduced precision of shown jump height to 1 digit (to be consistent with MAX height and with phone WOO app).</p><p></p><p>Version 2.0.2</p><p>App name changed to "Kite WOO+GPS"</p><p></p><p>Version 2.0.1</p>

Additional Information

Permissions

This app requires access to:

  • Bluetooth Low Energy communication
  • FIT files (activity recordings)
  • Record additional information into activity files
  • GPS location
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Average Rating: (43 Ratings)

Damien Storm
November 19, 2021 | Version 2.0.5

Crazzy all sessions are like a vidéo game, love it

Yu 🏄‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️🏂🏋️‍♀️🏊‍♀️🤙
October 30, 2021 | Version 2.0.4

Really love the app, the latest update is great! The fields are nice. Only since 2 wks I have errors with saving Big air session from WOO device. Maybe I'm not following the correct order when stopping session and exit app..? Which device should I stop and exit first or doesn't it matter at all?  After stopping, a mix of green/red light stays on WOOdevice and 'hangs' for a few minutes before turning off. No visible problem with Garmin watch. Data is stored. BigAir data in Woo app is gone...nothing to upload, only freeride session can be uploaded from Garmin. In Garmin app the jumps are visible in Jump IQ. So I know the connection was ok, because I saw the jumps during the session too. Only problem with saving.. The error happened twice last 2 wks. Is there a solution? TnX

Developer Reply
November 2, 2021, WOOSports

Hi, that sounds like problem with WOO device. The watch is unable to cause the session to disappear. Please contact WOO support. Thanks.

Milan
October 23, 2021 | Version 2.0.4

Wenn ich die Session Beende und speichere, startet sich dann ein paar Sekunden später die Uhr neu! War vorher nicht so. Ansonsten ist alles super!

Developer Reply
October 23, 2021, WOOSports

Please update your watch to the latest firmware through Garmin Express. If the problem continues, please contact Garmin Support - rebooting watch is a sign of a system problem. An app is normally unable to cause a watch to reboot.

Александр
September 16, 2021 | Version 2.0.2

Awesome app! Very fast and good optimization fo fenix 5 plus!

SquadMP
September 12, 2021 | Version 2.0.2

Incredibly well done integration, really helps to see how you are jumping during a session and then see several metrics on speed and distance in Garmin Connect, great job!

andreiblaj
July 26, 2021 | Version 1.9.8

Amazing app for my fenix

Holger
June 2, 2021 | Version 1.9.6

Perfect w/ my Venu!

Beat Hofstetter
May 29, 2021 | Version 1.9.6

Works great and as expected with my Forerunner 945. Thanks ----- Funktioniert einwandfrei und wie erwartet zusammen mit meiner Forerunner 945. Danke.

Aymeric Mommaerts
May 17, 2021 | Version 1.9.5

Works very well with a Fenix 5 Plus (only 1 session). I’m glad Woo is supporting Garmin watches. I will report back once I’ve tested the app more thoroughly

Gregory Bohncke
May 4, 2021 | Version 1.9.4

Awsome app, loved seeing my jump stats after every jump, the only thing i'm missing in the detailed view is the g-force of that specific jump. Maybe it's a good idea to have the detailed view flexible, that the user can pick which items het wants where on the view. Especially handy when you could add pro features so you don't have to redesign the layout.

Developer Reply
May 6, 2021, WOOSports

Thank you for the feedback Gregory! Flexible screen layouts are in the plans, but we don't have an ETA on it - as you mentioned, there are a few bigger projects to implement ))

Ricardo Bordeira Silva
April 12, 2021 | Version 1.9.3

Really great to have real time information on my Garmin and it works amazing most of the time. Only had one jump not showing the reading on the watch, but it was still recorded and visible at the end of the session. Would really like to have the option on settings to always have a white background. That's how I used previously while kitesurfing with a profile created on the watch, and it's way more easy to read while on the water.

Developer Reply
April 19, 2021, WOOSports

Thank you for the feedback! Inverted screen color option was added to the app version 1.9.4.. For the missed jump - it happens when watch looses connection to WOO, usually when you get separated from the board or board is deep under water.

Guillaume
March 21, 2021 | Version 1.9.3

Globally happy with the app except when it lose connection with the WOO, sometimes it doesn’t connect anymore. And it’s impossible to ask for searching the woo back except if you close the app (and then the session). More frustrating: I just did a 20km downwind and when I stopped the session, the app crashed and my Forerunner 245 restarted. The whole activity wasn’t saved, so I lost all the data!!! I don’t know if enabled live track had an influence on that crash. Hope to see an update to fix that!

Developer Reply
March 22, 2021, WOOSports

You can re-scan for WOO during the session by pressing MENU button. For the crash, since the whole watch has restarted, it was most likely caused by the system. Live track might have definitely contributed to it.

Nikolai Vetrov
March 2, 2021 | Version 1.9.1

Работает, соединяется быстро. Постараюсь дополнить после более длительного использования.

Sebastian Drews
December 29, 2020 | Version 1.8

App is looking pretty good but doesn`t show the right jump height. It connects without problems and shows a jump height after every jump, but most of the time it`s not the correct height. One time it showed 17.5 Meters when I just did a normal Backroll. Also this 17.5 Meter Jump did only show up on the watch not on the Woo/Phone after downloading the session. on the last session I had I jumped around 15 Meters high a few times and the watch always showed 8-9 meter Jumps only. Is there someone with the same Problem or a solution for this issue? Thanks, Sebastian

Developer Reply
December 29, 2020, WOOSports

Would you please contact support and share your Garmin activity (link to the activity with shared access) and Woo session (Woo user name and session date) where you had this problem? We will investigate the issue. Few things to note: - Watch does not show a jump if connection to Woo was lost. For example, if you fall after you high 15m jump and get separated from the board, the watch will get disconnected and not show the jump. However Woo will still have it and upload to the session. - Some erroneous jumps (like your 17.5m) are filtered out during session load to the phone. We implemented same filtering algorithm on the watch in the latest versions of the watch app. Please make sure you update the WOO app on your watch to the current version. However we still would like to review your session in case we missed anything, so please contact support with the information we outlined above. Thank you

Jan Hiltermann
December 20, 2020 | Version 1.8

Cannot express how happy I am with the garmin implementation! It simply works and gives you direct feedback after every jump and provides you with various stats as you go. Forerunner 245.

Olivier2BnoD
December 6, 2020 | Version 1.8

For the moment I only got the recording status, so green or red circle which confirms that the woo was connected, but no jumps displayed, very frustrating

Developer Reply
December 9, 2020, WOOSports

If you do see red or green circle, it means that WOO is connected and good to go. Make sure you turn on recording on WOO itself. Watch doesn't change the WOO mode, it just shows the mode WOO is in. If you see red circle on the watch, it means WOO is connected AND it is in recording mode. Now the watch will show jumps. If the circle on the watch is green, then WOO is in stand-by mode and it doesn't detect jumps. However, if you are no longer able to connect your watch to the WOO, here is a troubleshooting guide: https://docs.woosports.com/docs/garmin-faq-troubleshooting . If the issue persists, please contact WOO Garmin app support - we'll try to resolve it. Thanks!

Leo
December 4, 2020 | Version 1.8

Top app! Real time altitude info! This motivates even more to stay on the water and go higher. Nice that you can ignore jumps below a certain height. Then the bouncing over the waves is filtered and you only see your real jumps.

Janusz
November 19, 2020 | Version 1.8

Niesamowite

Bjørn B. Smith
November 17, 2020 | Version 1.8

Awesome app! Works really good! The calories calc is off when using the watch over wetsuit, but woo team wrote back that this is done by garmin api, so nothing they can optimize.. now you all know, if your friends burns way more calories

Yu 🏄‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️🏂🏋️‍♀️🏊‍♀️🤙
October 31, 2020 | Version 1.8

Not sure what I did wrong.. today I used WOO app first time on Fenix 6S. Very cool to see all info directly on watch! First I stopped session on watch and saved it and exit WOO app. Opened Garmin Connect app to save session, this worked. Tried downloading on WOO app.., there was no session to save.. It seems all info was transported to watch/ connect? How can I download session from WOO device to my WOO app personal log, after using WOO app on watch?

Developer Reply
December 9, 2020, WOOSports

Most likely the loss of WOO session is not related to the Garmin WOO app - the app doesn't change data on the WOO, it just reads jumps broadcasted by WOO in real time. The issue could have been related to a WOO firmware update (if you have done one recently). Hopefully it was a one time the problem, but if it persists, please contact WOO Garmin app support - we'll try to resolve it. Thanks!

Juha Pitkänen
October 21, 2020 | Version 1.8

Since my Forerunner 645 Music wasn't a compatible device I made a request to WOO Sports and Garmin to get an update, just a week ago. I got immediate responce from both and now the WOO Sports is installed in my Garmin device. Great job and thanks!

Andrzej Steciuk
October 19, 2020 | Version 1.8

Thank you very much WOO for addressing the touch screen issues mentioned by me in the earlier comment. Removing the old one and giving you the well deserved 5 stars!!! Thanks WOO team!!!

Denis
October 9, 2020 | Version 1.7

Great app! Many thanks to the developer! Hopefully in the future it will be possible to customize the fields and information of the HR sensor. I use a HR belt.

Cris Contz
October 5, 2020 | Version 1.7

Everything was super ok (woo was blinking red, Garmin 245 was red and I was able to see my jumps) until I wanted to save the session in my phone. There was no session to save on the Woo although my Garmin 245 was showing my jumps. I dont know if this is a Woo problem or a Woo-Garmin problem. Never had this issue with the Woo alone.

Developer Reply
December 9, 2020, WOOSports

Most likely the loss of WOO session is not related to the Garmin WOO app - the app doesn't change data on the WOO, it just reads jumps broadcasted by WOO in real time. The issue could have been related to a WOO firmware update (if you have done one recently). Hopefully it was a one time the problem, but if it persists, please contact WOO Garmin app support - we'll try to resolve it. Thanks!

fabrizio perri
September 29, 2020 | Version 1.7

Excellent work, very happy with it! Worked great on my fenix 6. Any chance one can customize the fields?