Garmin has rolled out the latest software update for its smartwatches. The Alpha version 11.5 update comes with a new feature that advises the user on jet lag. The Jet Lag Advisor allows the user to get tips and advisories relating to travel. The Jet Lag Advisor can help reduce the impact of travel on your body.
The latest software update from Garmin also brings support for Connect IQ System 6. The Connect IQ System 6 allows the user to leave his/her gender unspecified. The update is available for the Fenix 7, Fenix 7X, Fenix 7S, Enduro 2, Epix (Gen 2), and MARQ smartwatches. The update also provides initial support for HRV TrueUp which ensures biometric data is synced between your devices. The update however omits support for the overnight HRV graph which may be available in subsequent updates.
The Alpha version 11.5 software update features additional sailing tools like the Distance to Start data and the Race Day Card. Other tools added to the new firmware are stamina data for bike sports and a workout execution score in the post-activity summary.
Wake surfing and wakeboarding have been added to the activity tracker. There are also bug fixes in the new update and overall improvements. Some of the bugs caused the smartwatch to become very slow or even to shut down automatically. The new Alpha 11.5 update, according to Garmin, is only available to users who manually download and install it.