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2015 - Day 1

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66 | 2015 INTERNATIONAL CES DAILY | JANUARY 6-9, 2015 FITNESS WEARABLES CESWEB.ORG #CES2015 Healbe GoBe 'Body Manager' Makes Debut MEETING ROOM MP25270 The Healbe GoBe, billed as the "original 100 percent automatic body manager," automatically measures calorie intake through the skin. GoBe utilizes three sensors (piezo pressure sensor, impedance sensor and accelerometer) and an advanced algorithm to deliver comprehensive insights into whole- body health. Using patented Healbe Flow technology, the device can automatically calculate calories consumed, calories burned, activity level, heart rate, blood pressure, stress level, hydration level and sleep status. The system consists of a wristband that reads the body's main parameters, a smartphone with Healbe software (iOS and Android applications), and a website where basic information on the user and his or her health is stored. In order to determine calorie intake, the most advanced of tis features, GoBe and its Flow technology use noninvasive blood glucose monitoring via the device's impedance sensor. While the body's glucose levels are not displayed to the user, this information indicates various physiological processes related to metabolism. Combined with the personal data of the user —g ender, height, weight and age — GoBe can begin measuring the amount of calories consumed within 10 to 15 minutes of intake. GoBe's piezo pressure sensor (which tracks pulse wave, or the mechanical circulation of blood f ow through the arteries) and accelerometer (which calculates activity/body movement) continuously monitor heart rate and cardiovascular function to deliver insights into calories burned, activity level, heart rate, blood pressure, stress level and sleep status. Where most f tness trackers cannot track the user's energy expenditure while weight training or biking, GoBe combines accelerometer data with continuous heart rate monitoring to precisely calculate calories burned and metabolic rate during these activities. Pricing and availability will be announced at the show. Lechal Develops Smart Insoles for Fitness Buffs BOOTH 74635 Lechal is introducing Lechal Insoles, interactive haptic insoles providing GPS, f tness tracking and accessibility assistance. Lechal Insoles integrate into any shoe to provide discrete GPS, f tness, and accessibility feedback with active vibrations. The insoles leverage the proprietary Lechal app and connect via Bluetooth to set a destination and receive active, vibrating feedback to give complete eyes and hands-free direction during a variety of activities. Users can set f tness milestones by setting goals, tracking steps and counting calories and share with friends. The gesture-based control of the app paired with the insole makes for more natural interaction rather than becoming engrossed in a smartphone's screen. The free Lechal app is available on iOS, Android and Windows in multiple languages and includes an intuitive interface and accessibility features for the visually impaired. It offers notif cations of landmarks in your vicinity and points of interest when traveling to a new city. In addition, each pair of Lechal Insoles sold sold subsidizes a pair for a visually impaired person in need. Available in U.S. sizes ranging from 5 to 12 for men and 6 to 10 for women, the insoles can be washed to stay fresh in any shoe. Lechal Insoles are available for pre-order at Lechal.com and are priced at $150 a pair. FitLinxx Offers Adhesive Fitness Activity Monitors BOOTH 73735 FitLinxx is making its f rst foray into the consumer product industry with the launch of its AmpStrip heart-rate and activity monitor, a lightweight and waterproof patch about the size of an adhesive bandage that can be comfortably and discretely worn around the clock, the company said. AmpStrip, a 2015 Best of Innovation Honoree by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), uses hypoallergenic, medical-grade adhesives to stick discretely to a user's torso to automatically and continuously track and stream heart rate, activity, respiration, body temperature and posture data. AmpStrip lets users know how they are performing and where their body is in the stress- recovery cycle of training so they can make better decisions about the type and intensity of each day's workout and keep functioning at peak performance, FitLinxx said. The device wirelessly streams data in real-time to a portable device while also holding it in memory, freeing users from having to be connected. FitLinxx is preparing for an anticipated consumer launch in the second quarter. Pricing has not been f nalized, but is "anticipated to be competitive compared to existing heart rate monitors on the market," the company said. FitLinxx has marketed products to the enterprise health and f tness technology industries for more than 20 years.

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