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Basis Peak: electronic bracelet to monitor sleep and physical activity from Intel [video]
In addition to the giants in the face of Apple or Google, on the market of portable devices, in contrast to the segment of smartphones, there is still a place for small companies. One of them is the Basis Science, presented a fitness tracker called Basis Peak. Previously, the company, for some time now owned by Intel , has produced a fitness tracker named B1, but the new model has been improved in all areas, including in terms of design. He became lighter, thinner and made of metal, having enhanced sensory capabilities and functionality.
It should be noted that the updated personal assistant apparently turned out quite ordinary, and a big name to draw attention to it just would not hurt, but apparently, the manufacturer is so confident in the functional unit that decided to do without the dust in his eyes.
The rectangular case with well readable even in direct sunlight the display is attached to the wrist with a soft silicone strap. Monochrome touch screen is protected as a glass Gorilla Glass 3, and the case of dust and waterproof up to 50 meters depth.
On the back side of the body are optical sensors, measures the heart rate, temperature and humidity levels of the body surface. It works all the CPU until an unknown manufacturer, using a connection with a smartphone or other device wireless interface Bluetooth. This will not only receive a detailed report on their progress in training, but also see a notification of incoming messages and calls. The device can automatically detect walking, running and cycling.
By the time of the devices is not nothing special surprises – just four days, although it would seem, monochrome display needs to increase this value. But apparently, the hardware has to process so much information that the 4 days – this is still the limit.
Buy Basis Peak will be available in November. The cost will be about $ 200.
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