Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Tuesday, 09.16.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7
 8  9  10  11  12  13  14
 15  16  17  18  19  20  21
 22  23  24  25  26  27  28
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Feb 25,2009
Home Zone: Hook up your Apple and become heart healthy
by Maggie Reed

ITMP Technology Inc. brings health and fitness capabilities to Apple iPhone users. The SMHEART LINK enables the iPhone to double as a heart monitor and fitness tracking system that listens to a person's heart.

 

Just hook up your iPhone to SMHEART LINK to keep track of, and improve, your workouts. Photo courtesy of iTMP.

 

ITMP provides three fitness applications for iPhone users: iRPM (plus), iSPINNING and iNewLeaf. Photo courtesy of iTMP. 

"When doing any kind of cardio exercise, most people would agree that the single most important metric to monitor is heart rate. At iTMP, we are really excited to introduce the first iPhone health and fitness apps that allow the iPhone to listen to your heart," said Michael Williams, founder and CEO of iTMP.

"We're also first to pick up speed and cadence from cycling sensors and fully expect to be the first with power as well," he said.

The SMHEART LINK is a wireless bridge that collects data from distributed health and fitness sensors, such as heart-rate monitors and cycling sensors, and sends it to the iPhone via Wi-Fi.

In addition to working with the iPhone, it is also compatible with iPod touch, and in the future could communicate with other smartphones, PCs or other Wi-Fi enabled devices. SMHEART LINK can be hooked up with a growing list of heart monitor chest straps including those from Polar, Garmin, Nike, Reebok, Timex Ironman, New Balance and Numetrex.

Once you complete a workout, simply upload the data to the Internet with the tap of a button. ITMP currently works with New Leaf Fitness and MapMyFitness for this upload.

ITMP has three iPhone fitness applications available on the iPhone App Store:

— iRPM (plus): This bike computer/heart monitor v2.0 is a cardio fitness system and cycling computer that teams with SMHEART LINK to track cardio exercise anywhere. Just upload your completed workout to eNewLeaf.com or MapMyFitness.com to add key cardio training and cycling metrics to your online fitness diary.

— iSPINNING: A cardio fitness system and cycling computer that allows those Spinning enthusiasts to track and record their cardio exercise whether on a Spinner bike, road bike or mountain bike.

— iNewLeaf: This system lets you incorporate unique metabolic profile data from New Leaf to more precisely track and monitor the right exercise intensity for the ultimate of results. By uploading your workout, you receive key cardio training and cycling metrics to your online fitness diary.

"We wanted to make the fitness tracking experience cool, fun, simple and custom, and we've done just that," said Williams. "By leveraging the iPhone's technology and partnering with leaders in the industry, we are raising the bar in this space."

SMHEART LINK retails for $155. For more information, call 805-504-0066 or visit www.smheartlink.com.

Maggie Reed may be reached at trocar2000@hotmail.com or maggie.reed1@cox.net.

Copyright 2009 Creators Syndicate Inc.
1365 times read

Related news
5 Fun Ways to Get In Shape by NewsUSA posted on Mar 15,2006

Fitness can be as easy as putting pedal to the mettle by R.J. Ignelzi posted on Feb 09,2007

Cisco, Apple settle iPhone trademark lawsuit by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources posted on Feb 23,2007

Ask Joe Weider: Jamming in the gym by Joe_Weider posted on Mar 04,2009

iPhone hype, sales figures apparently not in sync by Jonathan Sidener posted on Aug 31,2007

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 17 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?