Recently, we interviewed team Boltt to know about their future plans for the wearable tech world. The team was all set to represent ‘connected fitness’ solutions at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. At the 2017 CES, the fitness wearable technology company launched its Advanced Fitness Wearables and an AI enabled Mobile Health Application. The key products of their connected fitness solutions were – connected shoes , stride sensor, fitness trackers and a virtual health assistant named ‘B’.
The keynote was addressed by Arnav Kishore (Founder & CEO) & Aayushi Kishore (Co-founder) with their vision to solve lifestyle disorders in youth due to lack of awareness & knowledge around health. The product unveiling was joined by Sally Edwards (Triathlete, Running Expert and Founder of Heart Zones Inc, a Heart Rate Technology Company based out of Sacramento, California, US) & Mark Steele, a Sports Scientist and Biokineticist from South Africa.
The flagship product of the line-up is the connected shoes developed with the most unobtrusive form of sensor technology. Every Connected Shoe comes equipped with functionalities like energy bounce back, impact absorption, supportive cushioning balance and balanced gripping ground control for a comfortable and natural movement.
The Stride Sensor that comes embedded inside the shoes, can be clipped on any shoe or be worn with the help of an ankle band. It can analyze performance metrics for sports like Soccer, Rugby, Hockey and other field sports. The sensor comes with 97 % accuracy, based on patented SDM technology of Garmin, the leading global manufacturers in wearables.
Virtual health assistant – B
Boltt Mobile App brings together important fundamentals affecting your health, training, sleep, nutrition. The application comes along with a virtual assistant called ‘B’ that interacts with the users and gives real-time voice coaching & interactive feedback on health and training , throughout the day converting Boltt wearables into hearables.
These products will be available for pre-order later this month during the company’s Kickstarter project & users can pre-claim through their official website.
On the occasion, Arnav Kishore, CEO & Founder, Boltt Sports Technologies, expressed that their triple-threat fitness systems have been demonstrated at CES for the first time. Their vision is to change the regular fitness regimes and upgrade it with a combination of new-age thinking and technology. Boltt will be a one-stop solution place for the user’s health and fitness needs.
Speaking of their plans, Aayushi Kishore, Co-Founder, Boltt Sports Technologies , said that their plan is to take the Boltt wearables mainstream by tapping major use cases across fitness chains, sports academies, corporates, schools and insurance companies. This will be in addition to the direct offline and online retail channels across the US, Asia and Europe. She further added that the company is looking at becoming a leading player in the digital health ecosystem and will soon be integrating other wearables with the Boltt Health and Fitness App. The mission is to make their AI as scalable as possible.
Speaking on advance coaching platform by Boltt, Mark Steel said that together with Boltt, the have created a very powerful tech-enabled sports training platform called Specialised Sports Performance (SSP). This platform will analyse data from the Boltt Stride Sensor and provide real-time feedback by displaying essential metrics of training and well-being for each player for coaches to observe.
Commenting on Boltt, Sally Edwards said that their mission is to Make America Fit! they have been working with Boltt to include their stride sensor to work with a Custom Group Fitness Platform designed for Schools and health Clubs.