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FitLinxx’s Pebble Activity Tracker Adds Support for Mobile Devices

June 17, 2014

Pebble+ Enables Users to Automatically Offload Personal Activity Data to iOS 7 Mobile Devices While Extending Battery Life. Android to follow.

SHELTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FitLinxx,a provider of enterprise health and wellness technology that motivates people to live actively and improve their well-being, today announced the FitLinxxPebble®± activity tracker.

The enhanced Pebble+ device offers all of its prior industry-leading benefits along with the convenience of offloading exercise and activity information to Apple iOS7 mobile devices, with Android devices to follow. Key benefits that enable FitLinxx partners to deliver an unsurpassed user experience include:

  • Frequent, data offloads to mobile devices enables consumers, patients and employees to receive feedback quickly within health, wellness and fitness mobile applications.
  • Automatic data offloads, that occur in the background, make it easy and effortless for users to sync their data
  • Patented technology that extends average battery life to 12 months -- which is unheard of in this class of wearable device.

    The Pebble+

    The Pebble+ is an affordable, all-day wireless activity tracker that motivates people to be active anytime, anywhere. It is a small, easy-to-use waterproof device that clips to an individual’s shoe, belt, waistband, pocket or bra, blending seamlessly into daily life. It offers several advantages:

  • Clip it on and go. No charging or docking is required.
  • Automatically detects and tracks multiple activity types: walking, running, indoor biking and elliptical, as well as all-day activity. The device tracks the number of steps taken, calories burned, distance traveled and total activity time.
  • View activity data on the Pebble+ to see daily goal progress and stay motivated.
  • Instant data sync from compatible smartphones or when walking by any FitLinxx SyncPoint. No cables, manual entry or additional actions are required.
  • Durable design withstands rain, mud or an accidental trip through the wash cycle.

    Dave Monahan, president and CEO of FitLinxx, said, “FitLinxx has always offered the best, most affordable and accurate activity tracking technology that supports long term engagement within our partners’ health, wellness and fitness applications. To that, we now add the convenience of mobile offload and extended battery life. This capability will further support our focus on providing the best user experience possible within our partners’ programs.”

    Fitlinxx will deliver the Pebble+ to its partners in July. Support for iOS is available immediately. Android support will be available later in 2014.

    About FitLinxx

    FitLinxx develops enterprise health and wellness technology that motivates people to live actively and improve their well-being. Sold exclusively through partners, its wireless activity monitors, health devices and software make it easy for people to accurately track and measure daily activity levels and health indicators like weight and blood pressure. In addition, its fitness facility solution helps members adopt exercise habits that achieve health and fitness goals.

    Using FitLinxx technology, global partners have created customized fun and engaging fitness and wellness programs that help people begin and maintain active and healthy lifestyles. Employers and health providers benefit by improving individuals’ health, lowering healthcare costs and increasing worker productivity. FitLinxx is unique in accurately tracking all-day activities in an end-to-end wireless solution. The company’s network of fitness facilities and partners has helped millions of people experience the benefits of FitLinxx offerings.




    Contact:

    George Cohen Communications, Inc. (for FitLinxx)

    Elyse Familant, 978-725-3637

    Elysef@gccpr.com

    Source: FitLinxx


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