When it boils down to wearable sports and fitness technology, there is one name out there that has continued to break new ground for more than 40 years: Polar. The company’s latest offering arrives in the form of the Polar Vantage M, which is an all-in-one multisport watch that will enable serious athletes to enjoy advanced performance metrics alongside a new Smart Coaching without having to break a bank. Accompanying the Polar Vantage M, Polar would be the all-new Precision Prime wrist-based heart rate sensor technology that enables an enhanced degree of accuracy, offering goal-oriented athletes a reliable, customizable running and multi-sport training device.
Owning a watch is something that most of us do, but how many of us see the watch as more than just a timekeeping device? For folks who lead an extremely active life, and would like to measure their physical activity and performance, the name of Polar certainly comes to mind. This time around, the Polar Vantage V will gather more than four decades of expertise in the fitness arena by Polar in order to be the most advanced multisport watch to date. All of the cutting edge sport technologies are crammed into a sleek, durable design, delivering an extremely effective coach and athlete interaction.
Withings is certainly no stranger when it comes to smart devices and various items that will help make life easier around the home, and this time around, it has placed its crosshairs on the connected health market by unveiling the Steel HR Sport. The Steel HR Sport from Withings is best described as a multisport hybrid smartwatch, where it offers a slew of functions such as heart rate monitoring, connected GPS tracking and Fitness Level analytics. To cap it all off, you will be able to enjoy an unprecedented 25-day battery life that is certainly unheard of for a device of this nature.
If you would like to jump aboard the smart devices bandwagon, then a compulsory device that should not be overlooked would be the smartwatch. Huami Corporation, a subsidiary of Xiaomi, happens to be a biometric and activity data-driven company that boasts of a significant amount of expertise when it comes to smart wearable technology. Hence, they have recently announced the launch of their latest offering, the Amazfit Verge smartwatch. The Amazfit Verge intends to deliver new, customizable features to the smart wearables market, offering a slew of new and improved features that will further enrich the user experience.
Casio continues to forge new ground with the brand new addition to their Pro Trek series of smart watches that target outdoor enthusiasts, delivering the all-new Casio WSD-F30 that allows users to take full advantage of offline maps as well as GPS log recording that stashes away data for up to three consecutive days. This is certainly a vast improvement over the first iteration, the WSD-F10 wrist device that was released a couple of years ago, and it continues to carry the proud tradition of having water resistance of up to 50 meters as well as environmental durability built to military specifications.
It makes perfect sense for a fashion house to introduce an update to their current collection, and where Michael Kors is concerned, it is not clothing that the fashion house is concerned about this time around, but rather, an update to their iconic Runway watch. This innovative smartwatch is a fresh, eye-catching addition to the popular Michael Kors Access collection, where it lays claim to being the next evolution of wearable technology. Offering a new highly personalized experience complete with heart-rate tracking capability, swimproof functionality, payment methods, and untethered GPS, it is far more than a regular timepiece.
Casio surely makes plenty of good looking watches, and one of their most famous lines would be the G-Shock range which is more than capable of handling rough knocks, drops, and even harsh climates, all the while reveling in the rain. While G-Shock watches are robust and tend to be large in size, the ladies have a choice in the form of the Baby-G line, offering the basic shockproof attributes of a G-Shock, while maintaining a feminine look to match. Casio has decided to spruce up your summer with another two additions to the popular BG-169 range: the BG169R-2C and BG169R-4E, which will arrive in light blue and light pink colors, respectively. Regardless of which model you decide on, both will feature translucent bodies and bands with a matte finish in bright colors.
When it comes to timepieces, Casio has a pretty strong foothold in the market, offering a slew of different models that will cater to various individuals. Casio’s Edifice range has just received its latest entrant, the ECB800DB-1A, to further augment the collection of men’s watches. This particular model has its designed inspired by the various elements found in motorsports including speed, intelligence, and innovation, arriving in a bold design that will look smart when worn on any wrist, in addition to boasting of enhanced timekeeping capabilities courtesy of smartphone connectivity.
Owning a watch does not seem to be enough these days, as a smartwatch happens to be the preferred alternative for road warriors as well as those who are on the move and would like to remain connected at all times, all without having to refer to their smartphone frequently. The X1 Watch fits the bill perfectly then, as it runs on Android 5.0 while functioning as a full featured smartphone. Definitely taking the route that is less traveled, the X1 Watch might not have the latest Android operating system running on it — in fact, it is several generations behind, but then again, a normal smartwatch lacks the kind of hardware capability to do so.
For fashionistas and those who have a penchant for the world of style, the name Emporio Armani certainly evokes a sense of respect, as this house of fashion has certainly done its bit to suit up the rich and the famous for so many decades. Rather than just rely on cloth and thread alone, Emporio Armani has also moved on with the times, working on a smartwatch that will certainly go down well with their collection of suits and dresses. This is not the first smartwatch from Emporio Armani, and it certainly does not look as though it will be the last. Unlike its predecessor, it has a totally new visual direction accompanied by an adequate amount of technology underneath the hood.