Garmin introduces two new products


garmin vivofit3_black_analogGarmin International recently announced the launch of the latest edition of the vívofit fitness wristband, the vívofit 3, which adds new features including Move IQ auto activity detection and intensity minutes.

The device automatically captures activities such as walking, running, biking, swimming and elliptical training, keeping up with users throughout the entire day. Designed for 24/7 wearability, it is water resistant to 50 meters, and has a one-year battery life.

“Once again, our vívofit has set itself apart from the pack as a leader in helping users develop lifelong healthy habits with its latest edition, the vívofit 3,” said Andrew Silver, product manager Fitness, EMEA. “Key features including one-year battery life, water resistance and our move bar are paired with exciting new developments like Move IQ to offer a full package to people wanting to take a step toward a healthier lifestyle.”

Garmin has also launched the vívoactive HR, a GPS smartwatch with Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate technology. The vívoactive HR uses 24/7 wrist-based heart rate data to calculate calories burned information as well as the intensity of fitness activities, providing proper credit for users’ array of workouts. It helps keep track of active moments throughout the day, counting steps and floors climbed, intensity minutes, monitoring sleep and featuring built-in GPS-enabled sports apps for sports participation.