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re: Production-ready Bluetooth low energy heart-rate belt works with any Bluetooth version 4.0 smartphone
eewiz   6/14/2011 5:47:49 AM
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"does it keep track of distance" Almost all phones have GPS now,which can easily track distance. so whats the point of integrating that into this device? Also I wouldnt want to tie up a bigger battery to my chest to drive the GPS chip.

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re: Production-ready Bluetooth low energy heart-rate belt works with any Bluetooth version 4.0 smartphone
lifewingmate   6/14/2011 4:11:41 AM
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slimmer this is compared* to

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re: Production-ready Bluetooth low energy heart-rate belt works with any Bluetooth version 4.0 smartphone
lifewingmate   6/14/2011 4:11:04 AM
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I wonder how much slimmer this is to the Polar heart rate belt. In addition, how does the pricing compare to solutions from Nike, Garmin, Fitbit and other manufacturers who have a leg up when it comes to the social media aspect? In addition to heart rate monitoring, does it keep track of distance, and other important factors?



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