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Gymtrack is a wearable device aimed to gamify exercise. The device is designed to be worn around the ankle, it monitors your physical activity and then it sends all data via bluetooth to your laptop, tablet or smartphone. The software will translate that data into actions on a 3D video game that you play while you exercise!

Gymtrack offers a new way to perceive exercise. Other wearable devices related to fitness only track your physical activity, but you're still left with the fact that exercise can be a boring activity for most people. Without a motivation, it can be hard working out at the gym.

How it works?
Gymtrack is the first of its kind, a fitness tracker designed just for gamifying exercise at the gym. Wear it around your arm or ankle depending on the exercise. You put the device inside the band, tighten the strap around your ankle, turn it on, and connect to your computer, tablet or smartphone with Bluetooth! After connecting to your device, you will be able to start enjoying a fun workout session with an augmented reality interface that will monitor your physical activity in real time. The software consists of an app that you can run on your IOS, Android or Windows device.

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