“Because we chose ANT+, an open digital standard, we integrate with dozens of ANT+ interoperable sensors including those offered by leading brands like Garmin, Adidas and Spinning.”
Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 22, 2010
ANT Wireless ("ANT" http://www.thisisant.com), a division of Dynastream Innovations Inc. and ANT+ member iTMP Technology (maker of Digifit) today announced that Digifit is a finalist for best app in the fitness category in CTIA’s “Hot for the Holidays” competition.
“Digifit is clearly an innovator in the mobile fitness and health computing space,” stated Rod Morris Director of ANT Wireless. “They were the first to market with our latest ANT AP2 radio and first to integrate heart rate monitoring on the iPhone. Their personal monitoring solution leverages ANT+ sensors to enable millions of iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users with a plug-and-play alternative for tracking fitness and health. It’s a seamless, end-to-end solution."
Digifit will feature live demos of their iSpinner™ app at Interbike, North America’s largest bicycle trade event, September 22-24 in the Spinning® booth (# 3446 (IB10)). The Digifit Ecosystem will also be showcased with other finalists at the Mascone Center in San Francisco, October 6-8 at the “Hot for the Holidays” booth at CTIA Enterprise and Applications. You can preview these innovative products and vote for your favorites at http://tinyurl.com/Hot-for-the-Holidays, now through October 4th at 5:00pm pacific.
“Our Digifit Ecosystem is the most comprehensive mobile fitness and health tracking solution available on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad,” said Michael Williams, founder and CEO of iTMP Technology. “Because we chose ANT+, an open emerging digital standard, we integrate with dozens of ANT+ interoperable sensors including those offered by leading brands like Garmin, Adidas and Spinning.”
CTIA recently rebranded its fall show to CTIA Enterprise & Applications.™ Building on the success of the show’s fifteen year legacy, the event will demonstrate the increasing benefits of wireless data in enterprise and the expanding market for applications and content.
Details from the CTIA website:
“We received hundreds of entries in 10 categories and we invite you to go through this website, view these innovative products and VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES! You may even get some great gift ideas for this holiday season! As you review the many entries, please mark the products that are your favorite, your ‘vote’ will determine the winner of the "CTIA Hottest Web Pick 2010" award.”
VOTING ENDS ON: Monday, October 4, 5:00 PM pacific time.”
All winners will be announced at the CTIA 2010 Hot for the Holidays Awards Ceremony at the CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ 2010 show.”
Hot for the Holidays Awards Ceremony
Thursday, October 7, 2010 @ 2:00 PM
Innovations Stage Moscone West Convention Center - 2nd Level Lobby.”
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About ANT / ANT+ (http://www.thisisant.com) ANT is a proven protocol and silicon solution for ultra-low power (ULP) practical wireless networking applications. ANT+ facilitates interoperability between ANT+ Alliance member devices and the collection, automatic transfer and tracking of sensor data. Applicable in sport, wellness management and home health monitoring, ANT+ (built on the base ANT protocol) defines device profiles that specify data formats, channel parameters and network key. The ANT+ Alliance is an open special interest group of companies who have adopted the ANT+ promise of interoperability. The Alliance ensures standardized communications through optimized brand value and partnerships with other top tier products. The company behind ANT Wireless is Dynastream Innovations Inc. Dynastream was established in 1998 and became a wholly owned subsidiary of Garmin International Inc. in December 2006. Dynastream is based in Cochrane, Alberta, Canada, and is a world innovator in the research and development of inertial and wireless technology. http://www.dynastream.com
Over 295 leading brands, manufacturers and developers now participate in the established ANT+ interoperable ecosystem and contribute many million products to the market. Recognized as the leading digital standard in ultra low power wireless communication, ANT+ ensures efficient, seamless and practical functionality while requiring very little battery life.
ANT is available on Nordic Semiconductor products (the AP1 and AP2 family). A family of network node products will be available from Texas Instruments starting 2Q 2010. All ANT parts support ANT+. Native ANT support is now available on mobile platforms with Texas Instruments’ WiLink™ multi protocol chip.
About iTMP Technology, Inc. (http://www.digifit.com) iTMP Technology, Inc. was founded in Santa Barbara, California, to revolutionize fitness and health tracking and computing. Our mission is to empower our customers to get and stay healthy by offering a totally simple and completely automatic way to track and share relevant fitness and health data. Our patent pending Digifit Ecosystem, the most comprehensive mobile fitness and health solution available on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, provides our customers with a Dashboard for Healthy Living℠.
About CTIA Shows CTIA shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ 2010 takes place in San Francisco, October 6-8. International CTIA WIRELESS® 2011 takes place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, March 22-24. Visit http://www.ctiashow.com/.
CTIA–The Wireless Association® is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices and initiatives, and produces the industry’s leading tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C. Visit http://www.ctia.org/.