Technogym set to preview the first Google glass controlled treadmill at CES 2014

Sport-locker.net can today reveal that Technogym, the leading producer of design and technology-driven fitness equipment, will showcase the first Google glass controlled treadmill at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014, January 7-10 in Las Vegas at booth #26609 in South Hall 2.

CES attendees will be given the opportunity to interact with the treadmill using Google glasses and feedback on their training will be provided through the glasses lenses.

Thanks to the brand new UNITY technology, the android-based console display platform for cardio training equipment, Technogym equipment is open to any app or third party device.

TECHNOGYM RUN ARTIS GOOGLE GLASSES

Its features are designed to provide each user with a fully personalized experience from their personal training program and data to favourite entertainment options. Once you log in, you immediately have access to all of your personalised settings with social media platforms, website bookmarks and other multimedia features.

UNITY is part of “Wellness on the Go,” Technogym’s complete experience that allows users to engage and connect with others on any piece of Technogym equipment, anywhere in the world. Moreover UNITY is the first and only console in the fitness industry that offers users the ability to communicate with their personal trainer or friends via webcam.

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UNITY is fully integrated within the Technogym Ecosystem; it is the first united system in the fitness industry comprised of equipment, services, and programs that connect to an overall platform – mywellness cloud.

UNITY is an Android 4.0 open API platform with apps available in the Technogym App Store, a place where fitness and wellness operators and global app developers can connect.  UNITY is already compatible with MapMyFitness, RunKeeper, and Withings – the leading mobile fitness and lifestyle tracking apps – providing users with real time connectivity.

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