Clearly, the year 2012 and few years following will most likely be the years of some breath-taking, path-breaking technological advancements with lots of awesome gadgets lining up to surprise and excite the masses. Nike+ FuelBand is one refreshing start to the year ahead.
Nike announced something which sounds futuristic but its here and its called as Nike Plus Fuelband which measures your daily activity using a band on your wrist and an app which keeps logging your data of what you do all day. In simple words, it will measure your everyday activity and turns it into NikeFuel.
How Does It Works?
Nike+ FuelBand tracks your activity through a sport-tested 3-axis accelerometer , then translates your moves into NikeFuel. It tracks all your activities – running, dancing, walking, playing and more.
Nike+ FuelBand Features:
- it tracks your each step and calorie burned. Also makes a great wrist watch.
- helps enhance your performance and is a good motivator. Set a target for how active you want to be. It will start each day in red and once you get to green, you’ve hit your daily NikeFuel goal.
- This band connects with your computer via USB port or Syncs over WIFI. If you use the App which seems to be for iOS 4 & 5(check later for compatibilty with other handsets), basically breaks down your daily activity into graph with sharing feature inbuilt, enables you to set goals right from the app, syncing over wifi and gives you motivation on the go
- an ambient light sensor detects environmental light levels
- it is water resistant and is safe to wear in a shower or in rain. However, its not water-proof, so is not recommended while swimming.
- 2 Lithium Polymer batteries should keep it running for up to 4 days.
You can check out some of the tech-specs for the same in the following snapshot :
Note : It is available only in U.S for the time being. It costs 149$ and Pre-orders available in limited sizes and quantities from 1/19 to 2/19. Arrives in-home on launch day, Feb 22.
So make a new year resolution of being fit and healthy, grab this wonderful gadget and make life a spot and make it count. Turn everyday into a game. Challenge yourself to capture records, reach new milestones, and unlock special achievements.