Under Armour Launches A Suite Of Connected Fitness Products Aiming To Change The Way Athletes Live

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Under Armour Launches A Suite Of Connected Fitness Products Aiming To Change The Way Athletes Live

Under Armour introduced a partnership with HTC to create a set of related health merchandise, in addition to a partnership with Harman for 2 headphones at CES 2016 on Tuesday.
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Under Armour introduced the launch a of suite of related health merchandise, together with a new app on the Shopper Electronics Present in Las Vegas on Tuesday.

The firm additionally introduced its partnership with HTC, which helped engineer and deploy the new built-in system, referred to as UA HealthBox, which measures, screens and manages sleep, health, exercise and vitamin.

UA HealthBox, the model's first-ever related health system, features a new health band, coronary heart price monitor and smart scale that connects seamlessly with the new UA Document app out there to download for iOS and Android, which serves as a dashboard for every day actions to offer the athlete with all their well being and health knowledge.

"This technique incorporates every thing a shopper wants to raised handle their well being and health," Wolfgang Muller, government director of related merchandise at HTC, stated in a press launch. "Whether or not you're a high efficiency athlete or just dedicated to enhancing your well being, UA HealthBox is the one system that delivers the entire picture and supplies the knowledge and motivation wanted to realize your objectives."

HTC and Under Armour's new wearable, the UA Band, tracks steps, distance, resting coronary heart fee and sleep. The athlete can set day by day objectives and monitor their progress instantly on the band. It additionally features a complicated exercise mode, with the display staying on through the exercise and an LED that reveals the consumer's coronary heart fee zone when paired with the UA Coronary heart Fee. The display is hidden beneath the outer layer of the band, which permits it to vanish when not in use. The band is available in black, with a pink underside, and permits for moisture wicking.

The UA Coronary heart Price monitor features micro snap know-how to offer consolation throughout exercises. The chest strap and removable sensor screens depth throughout exercises and precisely counts energy burned. Utilizing the UA Report app, the athlete can additional customise their coronary heart fee zones.

The Bluetooth- and W-Fi-enabled UA Scale measures weight and physique fats proportion in as much as eight people. It features a round design, with a sheet of glass with superior conductive paint know-how with a hidden LED display to offer the readings, and is available in black with a purple underside. The scale syncs with the app in order that the customers can monitor their weight over time.

The UA HealthBox might be obtainable beginning on Jan. 22 within the U.S., with preorders beginning as we speak on HTC.com, UA.com and at Under Armour Model places. The UA HealthBox — which features the UA Band, UA Coronary heart Fee and UA Scale — retails for $ four hundred.

Individually, the UA Band retails for $ one hundred eighty, the UA Coronary heart Fee for $ 80 and the UA Scale for $ one hundred eighty.

"For 20 years, Under Armour has modified the best way athletes gown and now we'll change the best way athletes reside," stated Kevin Plank, Under Armour founder and CEO, in a press launch. "Combining the world's largest well being and health group with the sport-altering connectivity of UA HealthBox and UA Document, we're taking Connected Fitness to a different degree. With the HealthBox suite of merchandise being launched, athletes will probably be empowered with the knowledge to make higher selections and finally enrich their lives in a means that is by no means been completed earlier than."

Under Armour additionally revealed its first smart shoe, referred to as the UA SpeedForm Gemini 2 Report Outfitted, together with two fashions of wi-fi headphones created in partnership with Harman.

Under Armour's UA SpeedForm Gemini 2 Report Outfitted smart shoe tracks and shops knowledge such because the date, period, distance and splits, which permits the athlete to trace stats of their runs device-free. The Gemini 2 RE retails for $ one hundred fifty once they develop into obtainable on Feb. 29 on UA.com and in choose operating shops.

In its partnership with Harman, Under Armour unveiled the UA Headphones Wi-fi and UA Wi-fi Coronary heart Fee, each of that are engineered by JBL. Each headphones can be found now for preorder at JBL.com and UA.com and might be launched in spring 2016. The UA Headphones Wi-fi retail for $ one hundred eighty, whereas the latter retails for $ 250.

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