MIDDLEBURY, Conn., Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Timex, the iconic leader in outdoor and sports performance timepieces, has officially launched the TIMEX® IRONMAN® ONE GPS+, offering consumers stand-alone wireless network connectivity without being tethered to a phone.
Timex is simplifying the wearable technology experience for all users, as TIMEX® IRONMAN® ONE GPS+ gives consumers the freedom to remain connected during any activity while leaving their phones and music devices behind.
Providing new solutions for fitness activities and for any other instance when carrying a phone is not ideal, TIMEX® IRONMAN® ONE GPS+ includes a series of game-changing features, including:
- Stand-alone wireless network connectivity without being tethered to a phone
- Email-based messaging capabilities
- Tracking capabilities that communicate the user's location to friends and family anytime, anywhere
- Custom-built "Find Me Mode" safety solution, which allows users to send an alert with exact location in case of an emergency
- Ability to track speed, distance and pace in real-time and instantaneously share performance metrics through your favorite social media and online fitness platforms
- Water resistance up to 50 meters, an essential feature for water exposure, training in the rain or swimming
- Built-in MP3 component with 4 GB of memory to play music via a Bluetooth headset
- Always-on, touchscreen Qualcomm® Mirosol® display, sunlight-readable, high-resolution touch display
- One year of free data connectivity by AT&T included for U.S. and Canadian subscribers (second year will cost $40.00 for data connectivity)
TIMEX® IRONMAN® ONE GPS+ has been developed in close collaboration with Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, a leader in mobile technology, and leading mobile service provider AT&T. Products from several Qualcomm companies and AT&T were used to provide mobility, connectivity and display technologies to create game-changing features.
"The launch of the TIMEX IRONMAN ONE GPS+ fitness smartwatch marks an exciting chapter in the brand's sports timing history," said Sam Martin, Senior Brand Manager, Timex Sports & Outdoor. "Timex has always aimed to deliver easy-to-use products for fitness enthusiasts of all levels, and this standalone smartwatch will further help athletes reach their training goals."
Since its inception, Timex has revolutionized the watch industry by bringing affordable, fashionable, reliable and technologically-advanced timepieces to consumers. The brand is recognized for its timeless and classic watches and for introducing new technologies, particularly in the sports timing and performance segment.
TIMEX® IRONMAN® ONE GPS+ is powered by a cloud-based service delivery platform managed by Synchronoss, which is also lead the development of the product's mobile application and web portal.
About the Timex Group:
Timex Group designs, manufactures and markets innovative timepieces around the world. Founded in 1854, Timex Group is a privately-held company headquartered in Middlebury, Connecticut with multiple operating units and over 5,000 employees worldwide. As one of the largest watch makers in the world, Timex Group companies produce watches under a number of well-known brands, including Timex, Timex IRONMAN, Timex Expedition, Nautica, Guess, GC, Salvatore Ferragamo, Versace, Versus and Opex. The Timex brand, launched in 1950, sells millions of watches each year worldwide.
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About Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. is the mobile innovation leader that provides cloud solutions and software-based activation for connected devices across the globe. The company's proven and scalable technology solutions allow customers to connect, synchronize and activate connected devices and services that empower enterprises and consumers to live in a connected world. For more information visit us at: www.synchronoss.com
SOURCE Timex Group