Technogym announces Mapmyfitness app integration
At IHRSA 2013 Technogym announces the partnership with MapMyFitness, the leading mobile and online fitness tracking platform, for the integration of its app with both Technogym products and platform.
For Technogym a new era has started. At IHRSA Las Vegas the company has introduced Technogym Ecosystem, a new vision for the industry, which integrates the new ARTIS range, UNITY interface and mywellness®cloud open platform.
Technogym Ecosystem and UNITY android based console are both open API based: allowing app developers to design their own app working with Technogym equipment and platform.
Thanks to the Technogym Ecosystem open architecture and the new UNITY Android based console, at IHRSA 2013 Technogym will also announce the partnership with MapMyFitness, the leading mobile and online fitness tracking platform, for the integration of its app with both Technogym products and platform.
At IHRSA show-goers will be able to experience real time connectivity between Technogym equipment and their MapMyFitness mobile app.
This innovative partnership enables frictionless fitness tracking from within the gym, the home, and now across any of the over 600 types of indoor and outdoor activities trackable using MapMyFitness.
The MapMyFitness suite of applications, under the MapMyRun and MapMyRide flagship brands, uses built-in GPS technology to provide users worldwide with the ability to map, record and share their exercise routes and workouts.
From now on, users with MapMyFitness accounts can link and merge them with their Technogym mywellness® accounts to keep track of all of their movement and physical activity.
The Technogym ecosystem further extends its reach beyond the facility premises, providing the cutting edge technologies to automatically monitor outdoor and lifestyle activities.
Technogym Ecosystem aims to offer operators a range of interconnected products, services, content and programs for the management of their members wellness lifestyle wherever their are: inside and outside the club.
Thanks to this open platform clubs will be able to offer their members with "wellness on the go" packages and connect with them on any Technogym equipment anywhere in world or via personal devices: mywellness® key, mobile phone, tablet, smart TV, PC, etc.
UNITY, the new ARTIS Technogym Android based cardio equipment console, is a platform open to millions of developers who will be able to use dedicated APIs to design their app.
All apps will be available to operators in the Technogym App Store, the professional application Technogym developed to connect fitness and wellness operators with worldwide app developers.
End users will be able to log in UNITY and to find their own world: personal training program, training data track record, web bookmarks, social networks, etc.
Moreover UNITY it's the only console in the market fitted with a web cam enhancing user's interaction with the club and with their favourite contacts by allowing them to engage on video calls while they are training.