|By Business Wire||
|January 28, 2014 09:00 PM EST||
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has developed a wristband activity and fitness monitor that is available from NTT Docomo, Inc. from today. The monitor integrates low power Bluetooth® 4.0 and synchronizes with a smartphone app that displays monitored activities. It makes tracking daily activities as easy as wearing a wristband.
Toshiba-Developed Wristband Activity Monitor (Photo: Business Wire)
Toshiba’s low-power technology ensures that the activity sensors secure a long life between charges. The sensor information can categorize the user’s activity as “rest,” “walking,” “running” and more; the monitor can calculate steps taken, activity intensity and estimate calories consumed. Activities are logged by the monitor along with the time data and delivered to a smartphone app via Bluetooth®. The smartphone provides a hub for connection to the cloud and uploading to a wide range of services, and the information provides a profile of the user’s exercise and a tool for personal healthcare management.
The wearable device market is expanding rapidly. Toshiba will continue to promote development work to secure a continuing lead in various types of sensors, data processing and cloud connectivity.
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor|
|Communication||Bluetooth® 3.0 / 4.0 (Class 2)|
|Temperature range||5oC to 40oC|
|Humidity range||20% to 90% (no condensation)|
4 to 5 days
Largest wrist size(strap buckle): Approx. 200mm
|Battery||Li-ion rechargeable battery|
|Charge Method||USB charging through dedicated attachment|
|Weight||Approx. 22 g|
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Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.
Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm
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