Sport and fitness wearables

Sport and fitness wearables need robust and reliable performance to accurately track our athletic feats and daily activities. 

Despite the deep penetration of sport and fitness wearables today, we’re still at the cusp of the era of the quantified self, in which wearable technology is leveraged to monitor our physical activities, our routine behaviors, and our sleep, 24/7, 365 days a year. Advancing miniaturization of the required hardware components, ever more sophisticated sensors and algorithms, and reduced power requirements are paving the way for smaller, more accurate, more secure, and longer lasting sport and fitness wearables.

Benefits of u-blox solutions for sport and fitness wearables

  • One-stop-shop for all IoT technology hardware and services required sport and fitness wearables.
  • Maximum position availability with concurrent reception of four GNSS constellations.
  • Ultra-low power consumption for enhanced power autonomy without sacrificing positioning performance.
  • Deployable anywhere, with globally certified, low power wide area cellular solutions including LTE-M, NB-IoT, and LTE Cat 1.
  • Position availability beyond the reach of GNSS signals thanks to Bluetooth-, Wi-Fi-, and cellular network fingerprinting.
  • Easy to manage cloud connectivity thanks to our IoT device certificate management system.
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Use cases in sport and fitness wearables

Running woman checking her stats on GPS-enabled sports watch

GPS-enabled sports watch

Find your precise location within a city, town, or in open spaces (like forests, hills, or fields). Track the distance you cover and the speed at which you are traveling ‒ without delays and in real time.

woman preparing herself for a run

Mid-range fitness trackers

If you find yourself in an area with poor wi-fi connectivity (or without access to it at all), keep relying on your devices and obtain whereabouts accurate information. Extremely useful solution for monitoring physiological parameters such as heart rate, blood pressure, and body temperature.   

female athlete running hurdles

High performance athletic trackers

Interested in monitoring the performance of members of a team within the field? These trackers enable high-precision GNSS location, including corrections. Wearable technology ideal for individual athletes seeking improvement after analyzing current statistics.

Sleep trackers

Have you ever felt without energy, even after sleeping for many hours during the night? Tracking changes in your body functions while sleeping may be the key to understanding if any adjustment is necessary. Keeping a close record of variations in body functions is possible through sleep trackers. Measure your heart rate and other functions, obtain information to optimize your sleep, and naturally boost your energy levels during the day.

Solution architecture for sport and fitness wearables

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