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Technogym previews first Google Glass controlled treadmill

Technogym debuted the world’s first Google Glass controlled treadmill at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas last week.

The treadmill allows the Glass wearer to control running speed using voice commands, while they can also view workout data on their headset and communicate with a personal trainer through webcam.

Utilising brand new UNITY technology, an Android-based platform for cardio training equipment, the treadmill data is accessible from any app or third party device.

Once logged in, users can control all of their personalised settings across social media platforms, website bookmarks and other multimedia features.

In addition to the UNITY console, users can tailor their account by downloading other fitness aids from the Technogym App Store – such as MapMyFitness, RunKeeper and Withings.

“With the look and feel of a tablet, Technogym’s UNITY console offers a revolutionary, interactive training experience,” said Nerio Alessandri, president and founder of Technogym.

“It provides users with a personalised training programme, favourite apps, TV programmes, and entertainment - it’s open to any third party app and device, like Google glasses or the many movement tracking devices.”

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Technogym debuted the world’s first Google Glass controlled treadmill at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas last week.
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Technogym previews first Google Glass controlled treadmill

Technogym debuted the world’s first Google Glass controlled treadmill at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas last week.

The treadmill allows the Glass wearer to control running speed using voice commands, while they can also view workout data on their headset and communicate with a personal trainer through webcam.

Utilising brand new UNITY technology, an Android-based platform for cardio training equipment, the treadmill data is accessible from any app or third party device.

Once logged in, users can control all of their personalised settings across social media platforms, website bookmarks and other multimedia features.

In addition to the UNITY console, users can tailor their account by downloading other fitness aids from the Technogym App Store – such as MapMyFitness, RunKeeper and Withings.

“With the look and feel of a tablet, Technogym’s UNITY console offers a revolutionary, interactive training experience,” said Nerio Alessandri, president and founder of Technogym.

“It provides users with a personalised training programme, favourite apps, TV programmes, and entertainment - it’s open to any third party app and device, like Google glasses or the many movement tracking devices.”

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Supplier showcase
Northumbria University has partnered with Matrix Fitness to fit out its newly refurbished sports centre and gym, using the latest in fitness technology to motivate members
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Supplier showcase
Pulse Fitness has installed a premium fitness facility at The University of Liverpool, fitting the space with its state-of-the-art equipment to appeal to staff and students alike
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Group exercise
Does your fitness studio offer the antidote to tech-driven loneliness?
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“We can include those yet to take the plunge into wearables,” says Myzone’s Dave Wright
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With the first of a planned 105 clubs across the UK and Ireland up and running, UFC GYM turned to the expertise of DFC to ensure a simpler membership process for members
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