UNITY™, the world’s most advanced console, is an open platform that integrates with third party apps including Google Glass .
Technogym showcased the first Google glass controlled treadmill at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas. CES attendees had the opportunity to interact with Technogym’s new ARTIS treadmill using Google Glass, thanks to UNITY, the revolutionary Android-based console display for cardio training equipment.
As a result of its Android nature,UNITY is open to any app or third party device. The features are designed to provide each user with a fully personalized experience on their personal training programs, 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. 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.
“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 personalized training program, favorite apps, TV programs, and entertainment and it’s open to any third party app and device, like Google Glass or the many movement tracking devices”.
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 MapMyFitness, RunKeeper, and Withings – the leading mobile fitness and lifestyle tracking apps providing users with real time connectivity.
SOURCE : Technogym