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Polar H10 Bluetooth Heart Rate Sensor, Polar’s New Baseline for Accuracy, Now Available

15 Mar 2017 Polar H10 Bluetooth Heart Rate Sensor, Polar’s New Baseline for Accuracy, Now Available [...]...

  KEMPELE, Finland – Polar, the leader in heart rate sensors, activity trackers and wearable sports technology, announces the Polar H10, the company’s most accurate heart rate sensor to date. Tapping into 40 years of heart rate and performance technology expertise, Polar’s team of engineers advanced the company’s heart rate algorithm and design to develop the new standard for heart rate technology. The team also redesigned the chest strap to include extra interference-preventing electrodes, which ensure heart rate is captured with the utmost accuracy. The new addition of silicone friction dots to the design help keep the strap in place. Polar H10 is now available for $89.95 at Polar.com. With Polar H10, users can accurately monitor their heart rate to optimize training, monitor health and reach their personal goals. When paired with Polar Beat, Polar’s free fitness & training app, users can access real-time heart rate data and training guidance on their mobile phone. For those who prefer to train without a phone, Polar H10 can store one training session via its built-in memory, allowing users to sync sessions later. Polar H10 also works with several iOS and Android devices, leading fitness apps, compatible gym equipment, and a variety of other…

V-MODA Invents ‘REMIX’, Bluetooth Speaker And Headphone Amplifier

14 Mar 2017 V-MODA Invents ‘REMIX’, Bluetooth Speaker And Headphone Amplifier [...]...

Historic World’s First 3D-Printed Fully Faceted Custom Product with Hi-Fi Sound Quality Milano – V-MODA, the award-winning maker of the world’s finest high-fidelity audio devices, today announced the availability of REMIX ‑ the company’s first portable Bluetooth® speaker that delivers uncompromising sound quality and design along with unrivaled 3D-printed customization options for every surface. The culmination of three years of R&D involving dozens of engineers and over 50 prototypes, REMIX is the next chapter in the V-MODA story. “After developing our critically acclaimed headphones, we felt it was time to evolve, to “remix” the V-MODA sound into a new form. We already had our innovative headphones with their world-renowned sound, materials and personalization: why can’t a speaker achieve the same goals and excel at the same vision?” says Val Kolton, V-MODA CEO. “Now, after three long years of development, V-MODA’s REMIX is ready – travel-friendly and compact, yet with full-bodied sound that’s as detailed at low volumes as it is at full power. It is a historic landmark product, because it is the first consumer product available where all surfaces are customizable via futuristic additive-manufacturing technology.” Built on the foundation of V-MODA’s multi-award-winning audio technology, REMIX projects precise and vibrant sound…

Strava and Alpinist Adrian Ballinger Lead SXSW® Panel on Biometric Social Storytelling on Everest

10 Mar 2017 [...]...

  The SXSW® panel will take place at the Four Seasons San Jacinto from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 11 SAN FRANCISCO – Strava, the social network for athletes, will be participating in a SXSW® panel with legendary alpinistAdrian Ballinger titled, “Biometric Social Storytelling on Mt. Everest.” Ballinger, along with Andrew Vontz, Communications Lead at Strava, and Karissa Bell, Mashable’s Apps reporter, will discuss how Ballinger used Strava to show a never-before-seen perspective on the effort and athleticism it takes to tackle the world’s tallest mountain. “Mount Everest has been the backdrop for some of the most dramatic stories ever told about athletes,” says Vontz. “Using Strava, Adrian helped pioneer an entirely new style of storytelling on Everest that gave new context to the climb through biometric and geospatial data. The photos, data and descriptions Adrian posted in his Strava activities allowed athletes around the world to follow along every step of the climb and have a better sense of what it felt like to do it. As an event that celebrates discovery and innovation, SXSW is the perfect place to take a deep dive into this bold new approach.” In May 2016, Ballinger and award-winning photojournalist Cory…

ThinkGeek Brings Exclusives to PAX East

10 Mar 2017 ThinkGeek Brings Exclusives to PAX East [...]...

Cap off a successful PAX East with some Fallout 4 or Mario goodies Fairfax, Va. – PAX East is one of the biggest gaming events of the year, so what better way to commemorate this celebration of geek culture than with some exclusive ThinkGeek products? Make sure to grab your friends and stop by the ThinkGeek booth, #15090, from March 10 to March 12 to get hands on with our new additions. Here are some highlights of the new products we’ll have on hand: Super Mario Piranha Plant Hand Puppet These fearsome plants are a staple in Super Mario universe. Sometimes they come from pipes, sometimes they grow from the ground, and sometimes they spit fireballs. It’s safe to say at this point that they are pretty hungry and have our red and green overall-clad heroes as top choices on the menu. We aren’t saying you could eat a whole person with a puppet, but it’s worth a shot! www.thinkgeek.com/jpip Fallout 4 T-51 Power Armor Be the envy of the entire Commonwealth with this ThinkGeek exclusive Fallout 4 T-51 Power Armor Figure. From ThreeZero, this figure with over 35 points of articulation is just like their T-45 and T-60 Power…

SteelSeries Unveils Bold, New Headband Accessories for Arctis Headset Line

9 Mar 2017 SteelSeries Unveils Bold, New Headband Accessories for Arctis Headset Line [...]...

Gaming and Art collide with Design by Humans and the Artist Series collection of vibrant and inspired headband designs CHICAGO – SteelSeries, the fastest growing major PC gaming headset brand in the US*, today unveiled a bold line of headband accessories for the Arctis gaming headset line. In partnership with artists and designers, SteelSeries offers a full line of original headband designs featuring bold colors and gaming-inspired designs that transform the Arctis into uniquely beautiful statement-making headsets. “Inspired by the artistry of game designers and the passion of street artists, the Arctis headbands represent our belief that gaming and the culture it has curated is beautiful and expressive,” said Ehtisham Rabbani, SteelSeries CEO. “The Arctis design and vision comes fully to life with the headbands. We partnered with world-renowned artists, along with our own designers and engineers to bring accessories that can transform an Arctis into something wildly unique while still maintaining the fact that they look better than any other gaming headset on the market.” The Artist Collection As part of the Artist Series collection, SteelSeries worked with acclaimed artists Lauren Asta and ThankYouX for unique and one-of-a-kind designs. Asta splits her time between San Francisco and the home…

Strava joins Menos Mas and Voltwomen for Global Women’s Running Challenge

8 Mar 2017 Strava joins Menos Mas and Voltwomen for Global Women’s Running Challenge [...]...

In support of women around the world, athletes on Strava will attempt to run 2.4 million miles in 24 days SAN FRANCISCO – March 8, 2017 – In celebration of Women’s Month, Strava, the social network for athletes, is partnering with Menos Mas and Voltwomen for the Women’s Month Running Challenge. Athletes will attempt to run a combined 2.4 million miles in 24 days kicking off on March 8, International Women’s Day. Twenty four women influencers will be joining the challenge to inspire runners in their own cities. Strava, in partnership with Menos Mas and Voltwomen, invites all runners from around the globe to come together, participate in the challenge and help raise awareness in support for women’s rights. To get involved, runners can sign up for the Women’s Month Running Challenge on Strava, and run a mile a day from March 8 through the end of the month. Strava encourages all athletes to share their progress on social media using the hashtags: #VoltMas24, #MenosMas, #Voltwomen and #Strava. “We’re incredibly excited to join forces with Voltwomen and Menos Mas for this unique challenge,” said Megha Doshi, Local Marketing Director at Strava. “Strava has always been a place where millions of…

MSI Brings “The eSports Experience” to PAX East with Bleeding Edge Gaming Solutions and Pro-Style Tournaments

8 Mar 2017 MSI Brings “The eSports Experience” to PAX East with Bleeding Edge Gaming Solutions and Pro-Style Tournaments [...]...

Special unveiling of the Camo Squad series and exclusive MSI giveaways at Booth #19109 from March 10 to 12 in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center  Other products on display include the Trident compact gaming PC, AEGIS desktop gaming PC, selection of VR-ready laptops, and a multitude of gaming motherboards and graphics cards City of Industry, Calif. - MSI, a world leader in gaming hardware, showcases a magnificent lineup of gaming solutions during PAX East 2017 and brings “The eSports Experience” to attendees with pro-style tournaments. MSI’s gaming products showcased at this year’s PAX East event include the special unveiling of the military-themed Camo Squad Limited Edition series; the Trident 3, the world’s smallest VR ready gaming PC; the Aegis 3, the easily upgradable and compact desktop gaming PC; the GT83VR, the powerful gaming laptop with dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics cards and mechanical SteelSeries keyboard; the GS63, the stealthy, yet powerful gaming laptop; and a selection of gaming components including the Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon and B350 Tomahawk motherboards and GeForce GTX 1080 Duke graphics card. Selected from MSI’s powerful gaming lineups, the limited-edition Camo Squad series includes supreme gaming laptops, compact gaming desktops, heavy-duty gaming motherboards and high-performance gaming…

See the Big Picture with the New Philips Brilliance 40” Curved 4K Ultra HD LCD Display

7 Mar 2017 See the Big Picture with the New Philips Brilliance 40” Curved 4K Ultra HD LCD Display [...]...

Fremont, California – March 7, 2017 – Today EPI announces the new BDM4037UW, a 40-inch Philips Brilliance Curved 4K Ultra HD LCD display with MultiView. This screen is the largest 4K curved computer monitor currently on the market and includes Ultra Wide-Color Technology, which delivers a wider spectrum of colors for a true-to-life picture. The sleek display features an ultra-narrow bezel to complement any modern space. Whether you are demanding a professional requiring extremely detailed images for CAD solutions, using 3D graphics applications, or working on huge spreadsheets; this monitor will make your images and graphics come alive. The Philips Brilliance BDM4037UW 40” Ultra HD Monitor is now available on Amazon for $999.99. The BDM4037UW has a high-performance panel that delivers UltraClear, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution images. The display also uses an advanced multi-domain vertical alignment technology, which results in super-high static contrast ratios for extra vivid and bright images, with extra wide viewing angles of 178/178 degree. The display supports 85% of the NTSC gamut to expand the range of colors that are perceived by users to produce true-to-life images. Unlike enhancements that work by modifying software settings to adjust the color balance, Ultra Wide-Color is a…

Gear Up with MSI Camo Squad! Let’s Give’em Hell! Limited editions with Ghost Recon: Wildlands game & exclusive MSI gifts

7 Mar 2017 Gear Up with MSI Camo Squad! Let’s Give’em Hell! Limited editions with Ghost Recon: Wildlands game & exclusive MSI gifts [...]...

City of Industry, Calif. – MSI, world leader in gaming hardware, announces the Camo Squad Limited Edition series.  Selected from MSI’s powerful gaming lineup, the series include superior gaming laptops, compact gaming desktops, heavy-duty gaming motherboards and high-performance gaming graphics cards. The military-themed collection is designed to make combat feel more visceral and is definitely an array that hardcore FPS fans wouldn’t want to miss. From March 7th until June 30th 2017, fans who buy selected MSI Camo Squad series products get the Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® Wildlands Game or Season Pass for free. The game, developed by Ubisoft®, is scheduled to be released on March 7. In Wildlands, players are part of The Ghosts, an elite spec ops team, sent behind the enemy lines to eliminate drug cartels in Bolivia, South America. The task: take down the vicious criminal organizations in dramatic landscapes like mountains, rainforests and deserts. Moreover, when receiving the game as a part of a MSI Camo Squad bundle, a unique in-game T-Shirt with MSI logo is selectable for elite operatives in character customization. (Note: the game bundle deal is not available in China). MSI also offers the following exclusive gifts with the purchase of select Camo Squad products: a camo…

Phiaton Unveils Fashionable Color Options for BT 100 NC and BT 460 Bluetooth Headphones

6 Mar 2017 Phiaton Unveils Fashionable Color Options for BT 100 NC and BT 460 Bluetooth Headphones [...]...

Phiaton released pink, violet, blue and grey color options for two of its most popular wireless headphones  IRVINE, Calif. – Phiaton Corporation, a premium manufacturer of high-performance personal audio products, releases pink and violet color options to its popular BT 460 wireless headphones and blue and grey options to its BT 100 NC wireless earphones. The latest color options are the first of their kind for the Phiaton brand. The BT 460 Headphones feature touch interface controls and smart play-pause functionality, automatically detecting whether your headphones are being worn or not, and playing and pausing the music accordingly. Additional features include: ShareMe™ Connection: Allows two people to listen to the same music or watch the same movie at the same time. Vibration Notification: Signals when a call is being received or you have stepped outside the communication range. Bluetooth 4.0: Experience improved sound quality and extended battery life. Everplay-X: Allows you to continue calling or listening to your music, even if the battery runs out or your audio device is not Bluetooth compatible. aptX Technology: Increases digital streaming efficiency and improves overall dynamic range. Bass Optimizer: Phiaton’s new technology “Acoustic Pressure Balancer” helps to reduce the reverberation and deliver well-balanced…