Electronic Gadgets | Tags: GPS, Mio Global, Watches
Mio Global, the creator of industry-leading wrist-based heart rate monitors, with Garmin International Inc., have introduced the Forerunner 225. It is the first Garmin GPS running watch that measures heart rate at the wrist. The Forerunner 225 leverages Mio’s award-winning optical heart rate technology to bring accurate continuous heart rate monitoring to athletes.
~ Mio Global new Forerunner 225 GPS watch ~
Athletes recognize the role heart rate training plays in measuring workout progress and training intensity, it is becoming a must-have in wearable technology. The Forerunner 225 is a powerful mix of world-class GPS technology and accurate performance heart rate technology.
It will be the first GPS running watch from Garmin to measure heart rate at the wrist. It offers heart rate data in real time by displaying the results on a colorful graphic interface. Mio’s award-winning, patented optical heart rate technology is also used in the company’s line of heart rate sport watches and wristbands.
The built-in optical sensor shines light into the user’s skin and measures the amount of light returned, the sensor is designed to detect slight changes as blood pumps through the wrist, using an advanced filtering process to produce a reliable and accurate heart rate.
Information via prnewswire.