A personal fitness tracking device is a perfect way to help us understand our exercise and health habits so that so that we stick to our fitness regimes. A lot of these smart wearables help in tracking workout, calorie count, heart rate, sleep patterns, step count and other aspects of the health we want to keep watch on. These gadgets often work together with smartphones and health apps to help in staying fit and healthy.
If you want to get your fitness tracker designs started quicker, walk-through these latest and ready-to-use reference designs from the industry built with power-saving, cost, size and accuracy in mind. Each design is equipped with complete design files, bill of materials, user guides, test data, application notes, and other necessary documentation:-
1. NFC-enabled Smart Patch For Fitness Monitoring:
Freescale has developed an accurate and low-cost activity monitor which can be used by sportsperson, athletes and fitness junkies to monitor their fitness. The design can track calories intake, heart rate, speed and distance. Features include USB, graphical display, timer, chronometer, wireless communication, a Micro SD Card to store biometric data, and capacitive touch sensing interface for user control. The design is based on a MCF51MM256 32-bit MCU and 3-Axis Accelerometer. The MCU offers a cost-optimised design, ultra-low-power operation and high measurement accuracy. More on this Reference Design
3. Tiny Pedometer With 3V battery & Graphical Display:
Microchip offers a low-cost, low-power, wearable pedometer with on-board LED display. Powered by a 3V battery, it can be worn on the wrist like a bracelet or a watch. The design can communicate with a smartphone or tablet using Bluetooth Low Energy. More on this Reference Design
4. Wearable Activity Tracker With 8-week Battery Life: