We see and read about a great deal of wearable’s that appear on crowdfunding sites, which just appear too enthusiastic an idea or just leaves a lot of questions unanswered. If Actrek can really provide on exactly what it assures with its feature packed fitness device, then Fitbit, Jawbone, Misfit and the rest need to be stressed.
US based start-up Entanti includes a team of developers and designers who have formerly worked at the similarity Nokia, Sony, LG and HP. It's declaring Actrek can pack in over 50 functions into its Pebble looking body that'll cover sports, sleep, nutrition, fitness and a great deal more.
Thanks to its trademarked sensing unit technologies and advanced algorithms the Actrek will open the door to features we've not really seen on a lot of fitness trackers consisting of the ability to keep an eye on hydration, body fat, muscle index and bone mass.
It declares to offer devoted tracking for running, swimming, cycling, basketball and other activities. The clever fitness functions consist of virtual training and the ability to measure swing and velocity. For sleep, it'll stop snoring (see video listed below) in addition to procedure other metrics at bedtime other fitness trackers presently don't offer, like body temperature level and oxygen levels.
Actrek's wise fitness system can take all your data, crunch the numbers, and discover the relationship between the tracked data and your overall fitness score to deliver reports on your development.
There isn't much in the method of information of the hardware, but we do know that the screen can bulge of the watch band and that it will be waterproof as much as 10m so you can take it for a swim. It'll likewise have GPS on board and a heart rate display with the ability to take ECG readings. There's no mention of battery life at all though, which is worrying.
The Actrek will be associated with by a smartphone app with Android and iOS support to provide notification support and music control. The Acetrek SDK will be open for designers to produce additional features for the app and the wearable device too.
Actrek's Indiegogo campaign is already working and it's handled to strike 50% of its $80,000 goal. $199 will get you a device at a discounted price with the retail price set at a more costly $279. A word of alerting however, Actrek has actually already made an appearance on Kickstarter and fell $40,000 except its target $100,000 objective. We'd suggest having a look at that project before handing over your money.