50 cent is at it again. Processor giants Intel is teaming up with 50 Cent's SMS
Audio to develop headphones designed for fitness and athletes. Intel
Corporation announced a collaboration to develop the first
heart-pounding personal audio system converging lifestyle and technology
innovation for an exceptional fitness experience, the headphones have biometric
sensors in the ear piece which monitor heart rate, empowering users to collect
fitness data and achieve peak physical performance.
The SMS Audio BioSport In-Ear Headphones powered by Intel will bring
smart exercise capabilities to athletes of all levels later this year.
SMS Audio is dedicated to improving the
way people around the world experience music by combining technology, function
and style to bring a high-quality sound, comfort and fashion to every product.
Intel and SMS Audio have partnered to fuse fitness with technology by combining
the latest in fitness-monitoring biometric technology with high-quality audio
Vice President Mike Bell, SMS Audio CEO Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, SMS
Audio President Brian Nohe and the New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony with a pair
of the new SMS Audio BioSport In-Ear Headphones powered by Intel.
technology collaboration between 50 cent’s SMS Audio and Intel elevates our
capability to bring smart exercise to consumers," said Brian M. Nohe,
president of SMS Audio. "With the introduction of the SMS Audio BioSport
In-Ear Headphones powered by Intel, we're now the first to provide this level
of integrated, seamless and helpful biometric information to inspire customers
to advance their fitness experiences."
SMS Audio BioSport
In-Ear Headphones powered by Intel Specifications:
Fusing Fitness with
Technology: A built-in optical
sensor that continuously measures heart rate during intense exercise, states of
relaxation and every moment in between - while dynamically removing noise
signals caused by body motion and ambient light.
- One-Device Workout Accessory for Ultimate Comfort: A jointly developed heart rate monitor in-ear
headphone will put an end to the less convenient, less comfortable chest
strap-style monitor while delivering reliable and consistent heart rate
monitoring to enable peak performance and progress tracking.
- Tuned-in Fitness: Listen
to music as a way to stay motivated and reach optimal levels of fitness
while gathering useful data about the user's health.
- No Batteries or Charging Required: Eliminate the need to charge the headphones with
a 3.5 mm gold-plated audio jack that powers the biometric monitoring
capabilities so users have the freedom of on-the-go power.
- Sweat and Water Resistant: No need to worry about working out too hard or in
the rain – the SMS Audio BioSport In-Ear Headphones are IPX4 rated for
protection against sweat and resistance to water.
- Sync with RunKeeper: To
help track your heart rate, pace, distance, elevation and calorie burn,
the SMS Audio BioSport In-Ear Headphones will be compatible with popular
mainstream fitness app RunKeeper, with additional application support
planned in the future. RunKeeper support will enable users to plan fitness
routines and track progress – pushing enthusiasts to reach peak
- Accessories: The
headphones will come with a tangle-free cord with an in-line microphone,
neoprene carrying case, and three sizes of ear gels and hooks.
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