Amazon, a company that can shop from La-Z-Boy, is entering the fitness tracking business. The company started selling wristbands for tracking exercise, sleep, and body fat. It can also listen to your voice and tell you when you are happy or sad.
- Amazon may already know what books you like and how much time you need to use toilet paper, but fitness trackers may provide the company with a lot of new information about its customers, even though Amazon says it will not use it for marketing or advertising.
- Amazon Halo combines a set of artificial intelligence-driven health tools with innovative and stylish wristbands.
- The Amazon Halo app is available on iOS and Android.
Physical features use new computer vision technology to obtain accurate body fat percentage measurements from the comfort and privacy of your home, with the same accuracy as the method used by doctors
The tone function uses machine learning to help customers understand each other’s voices and thus have a more comprehensive understanding of their health.
Use Amazon Halo to monitor activity and sleep; also, you can discover new tips through the laboratory. These guidance programs can help customers discover healthier habits. This content comes from Headspace, Orangetheory Fitness, SWEAT, WW, etc.
Amazon Halo incorporates a set of AI-driven health features that can provide actionable insights through the new Amazon Halo app and Amazon Halo Band for overall health.
Amazon Halo Band uses multiple advanced sensors to provide enhanced Halo insights Highly accurate information is required for force. US customers can request early access to Amazon Halo starting today, Amazon Halo Band and 6-month Halo membership can enjoy a special price of $64.99.
Health is more than just the number of steps you take each day or the number of hours you sleep. AmazonHalo combines With the latest medical technology science, through the high-precision data of the Halo Band sensor and cutting-edge artificial intelligence, a more comprehensive improvement method can be provided.
Amazon Halo belt-comfortable, Stylish and without Interference
Amazon Halo Band is designed to focus on your health-unlike smartwatches and fitness trackers, it has no screen or uninterrupted notifications. The small sensor box provides highly accurate data and includes functions such as an accelerometer, temperature sensor, heart rate monitor, two microphones, LED indicators, and buttons to turn the microphone on or off.
Introducing Amazon Halo, a new wearable band and membership that helps you improve your health and wellness. #AmazonHalo
— Amazon (@amazon) August 27, 2020
The Amazon Halo bracelet is waterproof all day long, and its comfortable fit means it won’t sting or irritate at night. Also, the battery can last for 7 days and is fully charged within 90 minutes.
Customers can choose from three types of fabric belts. The fabric and silicone sports accessory belts are also available in 15 other colors.
“The American Heart Association is interested in technology that focuses on novel and interesting ways for people to improve cardiovascular health, quality of life, and healthy lifespan. We are very happy to see companies like Amazon innovate in this area,” American Heart Said Eduardo Sanchez, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer of the Association’s Prevention.
“The association is committed to helping people live longer and healthier physically and mentally. The first step is to understand your current state. Body composition and other functions are important advances. Through our Health Technology and Innovation Center, we are happy to provide evidence-based As part of this solution, we believe that this has the potential to drive behavior change towards a healthier life.”
Amazon has partnered with leading health and wellness companies to enable customers to link their Amazon Halo accounts with third-party programs to gain more ways to improve their health journey. Account linking is done by explicitly opt-in to Amazon Halo customers, who can log out directly from the Halo app at any time.
Amazon Halo will be a feature free wearable device of the John Hancock Vitality health plan, including a three-year Halo membership. Vitality members can choose to link their Amazon Halo band to their account to earn vitality points and try to live a longer and healthier life.
Amazon Halo is now integrated into the Cerner solution so that consumers can easily share health information with their care team and directly into their electronic health records (EHR).
Amazon Halo members will be able to share their body fat percentage with participating care providers and share activity and sleep data through the Cerner Consumer Health Plan. Sharp HealthCare is the first Cerner customer to benefit from this collaboration.
Pricing, Availability, and Colors
Starting today, US customers can request early access to Amazon Halo. During the early access period, Amazon Halo’s special price is $64.99, including a 6-month Halo membership (normal price: $99.99).
The membership is automatically renewed to $3.99 every month after the first 6 months. Membership unlocks access to all Amazon Halo features; non-members can use basic knowledge including steps, sleep time, and heart rate.
Customers can choose from three color combinations of their Amazon Halo wristbands: black fabric strap with Onyx sensor capsule, Blush fabric strap with rose gold sensor capsule, or Winter fabric strap with silver sensor capsule.
Customers can purchase fabric accessory straps at a special preemptive price of $19.99 each. Six additional fabric color options include Denim, Hummingbird, Mint Edge, Olive, Unicorn, and Volcano.
Customers can purchase sports accessory belts at a special preemptive price of $15.99, and are available in 9 colors: gray, black, dark mint, domino, lavender, pink slate, meerschaum, sunset, and white.
Seattle’s Amazon has been trying to succeed in the competitive wearable technology business, which is dominated by FitBit and Apple Watch in the United States.
Last year, Amazon started selling wireless earbuds, ring, and prescription glasses with Alexa built-in, but so far, no one is interested.