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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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It was important we offer a true health club experience by creating a social environment to differentiate us from other leisure facilities - Ian Riches, club director, Odyssey Health Club
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Research
New research from Mintel reveals private health and fitness clubs had a record breaking year in 2019. Mintel’s Lauren Ryan gives us the highlights
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Third Space sold its boutique brand, Another Space, and launched its sixth full-service club in the space of a few weeks, signalling its intention to consoldidate its position at the top end of the market
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