In move that shows LG Electronics hunger for wearable tech, a popular trend with Google, Samsung and Apple, the firm has launched its Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones, both expected to be used by fitness enthusiasts.
The products have comfortable designs and are compatibility with other devices such MyFitnessPal, Runkeeper or MapMyFitness among others. Available for Android and iOS the devices can transmit data to the intuitive, easy-to-use LG Fitness app which can also transfer data to third party apps so that monitoring one’s health requires no additional effort beyond strapping on a watch and inserting a pair of headphone ear buds.
Lifeband Touch is a smart activity tracker that incorporates a bold yet comfortable design and is compatible with heart rate monitors (HRM) as well as smartphones. Meanwhile, the innovative Heart Rate Earphones’ unique dual-function design offers a convenient way for users to measure their heart rate while exercising.
LG says both devices are designed to help users take greater control over their health and they can wirelessly link up to each other, creating a seamless wearable ecosystem.