Dads often go a bit overlooked, but they have their own day for a reason! Father’s Day is fast approaching, and what better time to show Dad that you care and appreciate all that he’s done for you than during this special holiday? And what better way to show your love and affection for dear old Dad than by gifting him with some swanky tech? Below is a gift guide stock to the brim with great gift ideas for Dads of all sorts. Best of all, each of these items is available for rent on a trial basis from Lumoid, in order to make sure that Dad really loves his gift. Get to browsing through these amazing options below, and don’t forget to still call Dad on Father’s Day.
For the Athletic Dad
In Fenix 3, uncompromising performance meets uncompromising design. No longer will Dad have to wear one specialty watch for training and competition, and then a different, more stylish watch for work and casual everyday wear. With the introduction of Fenix 3, Garmin has achieved the ultimate fusing of state-of-the art fitness training features with state-of-the-art in satellite navigation. Between adventures, Fenix 3 helps Dad recover in style and precision with its rugged, attractive construction and customizable smart watch capabilities.
Make every beat count with Charge HR—a high-performance wristband with automatic, continuous heart rate and activity tracking right on your wrist. See heart rate all day and during workouts to get more accurate calorie burn, reach your target workout intensity and maximize training time. Track steps, distance, floors climbed and sleep quality. Charge HR also wirelessly syncs to your smartphone and computer so Dad can monitor his trends and get the motivation he needs to push himself further.
The world’s first tech device that measures body fat percentage and muscle quality, Dad can track his progress over time and reach his goals faster with the Skulpt Aim. This one is for the athletic Dad that wants fitness tracking, a BMI calculator, fitness feedback and progress reports all in one useful device.
For the Executive Dad
Fitbit’s first smartwatch contains advanced technology in a versatile design, tracking workouts, monitoring performance stats and gauging progress. PurePulse continuous heart rate and multi-sport modes enhance every exercise. All-day activity and sleep tracking and call, text & calendar notifications help Dad keep track of his day with ease. Interchangeable bands, frames and customizable clock faces on the hi-res color touchscreen let Dad personalize his style for every occasion, from the boardroom to happy hour.
Dad can talk to it, log his life with it and look fashionable wearing it. The Sony Smartband Talk has a curved display with voice recognition capability, designed to perform and impress by delivering a groundbreaking combination of technology and style. Dad gets instant notifications, fitness and sleep tracking, along with customization options and the ability to schedule and run things at work all with his voice.
Dad won’t just send and receive messages, calls and mail more easily and efficiently. He’ll be able to express himself in new, fun and more personal ways. With Apple Watch, every exchange is less about reading words on a screen and more about making a genuine connection, perfect for the executive, business-minded Dad.
For the Stay-at-Home Dad
Experience a high-tech alarm clock, hidden in a stylish lamp that offers an invigorating and refreshing wake-up experience via energizing light and customized music. Light and sound increases gradually to smoothly wake Dad up. Stream Spotify to wake up with favorite songs or fall asleep with the best soothing music. Aura will help Dad fall asleep faster via optimized colors, which promotes secretion of sleep hormones.
The Stanmore is a compact active stereo speaker that yields clean and precise sound even at high levels. Stanmore’s classic design is a throwback to the golden days of rock ’n roll, and its analogue interaction knobs give Dad custom control of his music. The Stanmore features a classic Marshall design, with a vintage-looking front fret, gold-colored metal details and that iconic script logo. Use Bluetooth-enabled smartphones, tablets or computers to stream music directly to Stanmore with no wires attached.
Give something Dad can have fun with. The Parrot AR 2.0 drone can record amazing footage directly to his smartphone using the inbuilt 720p HD camera. The cutting edge EPP design of the AR.Drone 2.0 ensures it has a robust structure. With a single touch to his screen, Dad can control and fly the AR.Drone 2.0 to takeoff, land, hover and flip!
For the Globetrotting Dad
To document all his great adventures and travels, give Dad the Road Trip Kit. It includes a lightweight Canon EOS 6D full-frame DSLR camera, a small fast prime and stunning wide angle zoom lens. This kit travels well and is perfect for any globe-hopping Dad who wants to photograph all the sights.
The EL-8 has a lightweight, portable and flexible design loaded with new technology for extreme performance with stylish wood veneer accent. Planar magnetic technology provides a sound quality unheard of in any price category with open and closed back editions. Specifically designed for low powered devices such as phones and most portable players, the EL-8 can accompany Dad anywhere he travels.
Help Dad stay on the grid no matter where he is with the Stay Connected wearables kit! These four devices will let Dad receive phone, email and text notifications instantly on his wrist, allowing him to remove the hassle of pulling out his phone every time and easily prioritize what needs to be addressed in the moment.
For the Outdoorsy Dad
Let Dad photograph nature while he’s out hiking or on another one of his outdoor excursions. The Canon Wildlife kit includes a Canon EOS 7D Mark II that will make shooting photos light and fast, while a long tele lens will allow Dad to capture stunning, detailed photos from a distance.
The Ultimate Ears Roll delivers insane sound in every direction, everywhere Dad chooses to go. This powerful, portable Bluetooth speakers brings music with a compact design, pumping out loud, crisp sound that shouts through the air with deep bass that busts out incredible beats. UE Roll provides complete 360-degree sounds, perfect for Dad on his annual camping trip with his buddies or for a booming tailgate party
Help Dad get his GoPro off the ground and take breathtaking video footage with the Explorer Kit! This user-friendly drone will have Dad flying sky high in no time. Kit includes: Phantom II drone, H3-3D 3-axis gimbal, GoPro Hero 4 & 32GB memory card. Battery allows for 30 minutes of flight time!
For the Super Dad
Super Dad is always keeping an eye on his kids, and loves showing them off. Help him capture every moment of his loved ones with this versatile kit containing a small, lightweight, yet full-frame Canon EOS 6D DSLR, and a sharp, fast standard zoom lens that just so happens to be Canon’s best-seller. This kit is perfect for capturing little tykes at play!
Just because he’s Super Dad doesn’t mean he can’t get tired or sore every now and again. Help Dad stay on top of his posture with Lumo Lift Posture Coach, the only activity tracker in the world that will coach Dad to better overall posture while tracking steps, distance, calories and fitness. This will help Super Dad stand tall no matter what!
A Super Dad needs options when it comes to his gear, and one of the best adaptable wearables perfect for any Super Dad’s utility belt or tool kit is the Withings Pulse 02. This “wear it your way” tracker monitors sleep, fitness, activity and can read vital signs like blood oxygen levels to improve Dad’s overall health. Clip it, band it, wear around his wrist – it’s all up to Dad!