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Helping Individuals Lead A Healthier Life By Providing Real-time Fitness Data

Customers demand accurate and personalized information from their wearable monitoring system. That's now what they get with BodyMedia. This product enables our customer with the power to achieve your goals.

Helping Individuals Lead A Healthier Life By Providing Real-time Fitness Data

Business challenge

BodyMedia sought to provide live activity updates over a smartphone or tablet and to prolong battery life. They decided to add Bluetooth® Smart Ready technology into the CORE 2 monitor. Integrating wireless into a device can have its nuances in both hardware and firmware. Integrating a new technology such as energy saving Bluetooth® Smart Ready adds another layer of complexity.

Solution

With Digi's help integrating the new Bluetooth Smart Ready technology, the CORE 2 will enable body monitoring data to be captured on BodyMedia’s mobile app for Smart Ready-enabled smartphones and tablets, eliminating the delays involved in computer upload. This real-time data paired with data-rich mobile and online apps will assist consumers in making smart on-the-go food and exercise decisions.

Results

Time to market was a key concern for Body Media and Digi Wireless Design Services exceeded project delivery expectations. Our engineering team’s deep expertise in connected product solutions enabled them to develop a robust, wireless solution that to help individuals lead a healthier lifestyle.

About Body Media

BodyMedia is the pioneer in developing and marketing wearable body monitors that equip consumers with information they can use to make sweeping changes to their own health and wellness. The BodyMedia platform is the only system of its kind that is registered with the FDA as a Class II medical device and that has been to enhance users' weight loss by up to three times versus behavioral support alone. (See www.bodymedia.com for details.) With the BodyMedia CORE 2, the next generation of the activity/health tracker armband used on The Biggest Loser®, BodyMedia will reduce the size of its current wearable multi-sensor device by 30%.

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