Technogym wins at ISPO 2014
Technogym’s Google Glass controlled Unity treadmill has been named winner of the ISPO Award “Product of the Year 2014” in the performance segment. 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. With this innovative technology the users will be able to interact with the treadmill using their Google Glass and they will receive feedback on their training on the Glass display right away.
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 thanks to the mywellnesscloud platform, the Technogym cloud computing platform specifically designed for fitness and wellness. 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.
Nerio Alessandri, President and Founder of Technogym, said:
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 the main social networks and with the leading mobile fitness and lifestyle tracking apps such as MapMyFitness, RunKeeper and Withings – providing users with real time connectivity.