|By Marketwired .||
|January 3, 2014 06:00 AM EST||
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 01/03/14 -- 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 display console.
Thanks to the brand new UNITY technology, an android-based console display platform for cardio training equipment, Technogym equipment is open to any app or third party device. The features are designed to provide each user with a fully personalized experience on their personal training program, data and favorite entertainment options. 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.
"With the look and feel of a tablet, Technogym's UNITY console offers a revolutionary, interactive training experience. It provides users with a personalized training program. It's open to any third party app and device, like Google glasses or the many movement tracking devices," said Nerio Alessandri, President and Founder of Technogym.
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.
Founded in 1983, Technogym is the world's leading international supplier of products, services, and solutions in the Wellness and Fitness fields. With over 2,200 employees and 14 branches globally, Technogym exports 90% of its product to 100 countries. More than 65,000 Wellness centers and 100,000 private homes are equipped with Technogym. Technogym was the official supplier for the last five editions of the Olympic Games: Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008, and London 2012.
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