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Misfit, Pebble Partner to Bring Fitness Tracking to All Pebble Users

Misfit, makers of Shine, an elegant fitness and sleep monitor, today announced the launch of the Misfit app for Pebble, bringing Misfit’s activity tracking to all Pebble users.

Pebble with Misfit Shine application (Photo: Business Wire)

Pebble with Misfit Shine application (Photo: Business Wire)

Part of a long-term partnership and integration effort between Misfit and Pebble, the Misfit app for Pebble is the first step toward bringing Misfit’s user experience and algorithms to the Pebble smartwatch.

The Misfit app for Pebble is now available in the Pebble appstore and allows users to easily see steps and activity with a single glance at their Pebble smartwatch. The Misfit app for Pebble will integrate with the Misfit iOS app, enabling users to set activity goals, track their progress, and share and compete with friends.

“We’re delighted to provide our fitness tracking technology to Pebble; we want to see this capability offered to as many users as possible,” said Sonny Vu, founder and CEO of Misfit.

Misfit makes its proprietary data science and sensor algorithms available to third party software and device makers to add its fitness and sleep monitoring capabilities to almost any product, including apps, smartwatches, and other wearables. Contact [email protected] for more information.

About Misfit

Misfit invents and manufactures great wearable and ambient computing products. The company was founded in 2011 by Sonny Vu with John Sculley, the former CEO of Apple and Pepsi, and Sridhar Iyengar, co-founder and former CTO of AgaMatrix.

About Pebble

Pebble is a customizable smartwatch that delivers information from your iOS or Android smartphone right to your wrist. It gives you the information you want when you want it – whether it’s checking your messages, seeing how many miles you’ve run, or changing your music, all without opening your phone. The Pebble appstore has over a thousand apps that make it more useful and mesh seamlessly with your life. Pebble is based in Palo Alto, California and launched on Kickstarter in 2012. Visit getpepbble.com for more details.

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