FREMONT and PALO ALTO, Calif., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Salutron, Inc., a recognized leader for the most innovative and scientifically accurate fitness and wellness products, and Azumio, the leader in consumer health and fitness apps, today announced Azumio's Argus iOS app integration with the new LifeTrak Move C300. The free Azumio Argus iOS app provides the most comprehensive consolidated platform for tracking and helping users analyze and make sense of their activity data. Activity data including steps taken, distance, calories burned, and heart rate measured by the LifeTrak Move C300 can be automatically uploaded to Argus via Bluetooth connectivity.
Through this new partnership with Azumio's Argus app, the LifeTrak Move C300 provides the most advanced science in a fashionable and durable waterproof design. LifeTrak Move C300 is among the most user-friendly and affordable trackers on the market. Requiring no charging, it is powered by a single replaceable battery with a lifespan of more than a year, and connects to the Argus app on iPhone via Bluetooth low energy wireless interface.
The Argus app is the first unified health and fitness data hub that combines all personal statistics and user input into one view and provides context around the data to make it actionable. It monitors and manages activities, food, sleep patterns, exercise, hydration, caffeine-consumption, weight and vitals, helping you make sense of comprehensive biofeedback data to reach your health goals and improve overall well-being. The Argus app seamlessly synchronizes with the LifeTrak Move C300 activity tracker to integrate physiologic data collected by the device, providing a unified view of the user's health and wellness. The app also features social integration for commenting and sharing progress and success.
Combining the strength of Salutron's physiologic monitoring science with Azumio's expertise in industry-leading health and fitness apps, creates a powerful partnership that sets new standards in the industry, and highlights both companies' commitment to setting new standards for promoting better health for people across the globe.
"We are very pleased to partner with a company like Azumio that focuses on science and shares our passion for providing the most innovative mobile technologies to promote better health," said Dr. Mike Tsai, Salutron CEO. "Azumio's work with research scientists and top clinicians from leading universities like Stanford University and the University of California San Francisco has produced the most comprehensive platform currently available for tracking and analyzing personal health and activity data. The powerful combination of the LifeTrak Move C300 and the Argus iOS app represents a significant advance for consumers and establishes the next generation technology for promoting better health."
"Through this partnership with Salutron, we're enabling consumers to gain even greater insight into their wellness through the Move C300, the most precise physiologic monitor on the market," said Bojan Bostjancic, CEO of Azumio. "Reaching your health and fitness goals is already easier and more fun with Argus – and now it just got even better."
Salutron, Inc. develops physiological monitoring solutions for wearable devices and exercise equipment. Salutron technology has been incorporated into many name brands including Precor, Nautilus, Star Trac, and Life Fitness found in gyms across the globe. The wearable devices, in band and watch format, can be found in major retailers including Sports Authority, Sport Chalet, Dick's Sporting Goods, Big 5, Best Buy, Target, Walmart, CVS, Costco, and Amazon. Salutron technology has also been incorporated into many well-known private label brands including Timex, Reebok, New Balance, Sportline and Pro-Form. Salutron is privately held and based in Fremont, CA. More information on Salutron and LifeTrak products can be found at www.lifetrakusa.com or follow @MyLifeTrak.
Azumio is a leading developer of consumer mobile health applications. With more than 40 million downloads to date, Azumio's innovative suite of health solutions span a wide range of market segments, including biofeedback, nutrition and fitness. The venture-backed company is at the forefront of the rapidly growing mobile health app movement, which is expected to impact more than one-third of smartphone users by 2015. For more information, visit Azumio.com or follow @azumioinc.
Porter Novelli on behalf of Salutron Technologies
Consort Partners on behalf of Azumio