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Lg Takes Another Stab At Fitness With The Life Band Touch

The little black bracelet promises a touchscreen interface and comprehensive readings of both calorie output and heart rate tracking. The Korean manufacturers first brush with fitness technology came this time last year, when it showed off the LG Smart Activity Tracker during CES 2013. While many media outlets couldnt ignore the fitness bands similarities to the Nike Fuelband particularly the dotted display and minimalist design it seemed like the system had enough interesting features, like that aforementioned touchscreen, to give LG some traction in the space. However, despite a rough release date for mid-2013, the Smart Activity Tracker never made it past the prototype stage. Subscribe to gigaom.com The Life Band Touch definitely shows its roots: a photo from LGs CES 2014 floor display shows thesame matte black wristband with minimal coloring that is still very Nike-like . But that aside, perhaps the coolest part about the activity tracker isnt really the band itself, but its Heart Rate Earphones, which sneakily check a users pulse through blood flow in the ear while pumping out the tunes. If it works http://www.journalhome.com/jewelqvab/814941/the-workout-a-woman-in-nascar.html as advertised, those earphones alone could be nifty enough to get some attention, along with LGs promised smartphone apps. All in all, the Life Band Touch appears to be http://www.coveringfloridaonline.com/archives/category/uncategorized/page/5 a formidable competitor in the workouts for women swelling fitness tracker space, despite its obvious design cues from the competition.
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