Meet Vivofit – Garmin's wearable personal “fitness trainer”
Simply put, Vivofit is a step and sleep monitor. It informs you how many steps you've made, the overall distance you have walked and the amount of calories you have burned. According to Garmin, Vivofit “moves at the pace of your life” - the fitness band automatically sets achievable daily goals, which will gradually increase every day.
In addition, the wearable fitness band will monitor your sleep patterns. The data, which is wirelessly synced to the Garmin Connect app on your smartphone via Bluetooth, allows you to check your total sleep hours, as well as periods of movement and restful sleep while in bed.
Vivofit is water resistant, weighs no more or less than 25 gr and comes with a battery, which is said to last more than a year. The fitness band will be priced at $129.99. A version with a heart rate monitor, which will cost $169.99, will be available as well. Garmin's Vivofit is expected to hit the shelves sometime in Q1 2014 and will come in several different colors.