SMS Audio as this week unveiled its new range of heart rate monitoring earbuds which are powered by Intel technology and equipped with biometric sensors and a custom heart rate monitor.
The new SMS Audio BioSport In-Ear Headphones have been specifically designed to deliver high-quality audio as well as gather data on your fitness activity using supported companion application that can be installed on either iOS and Android mobile devices.
Features of the new SMS Audio heart rate monitoring earbuds allow you to drop the less comfortable chest strap-style monitor and remove the need for extra sensors why training.
The new heart rate monitoring earbuds also don’t require any batteries and are powered by the 3.5mm jack connection to your music player or smartphone. The SMS Audio BioSport In-Ear Headphones are also IPX4 rated, providing protection against sweat and also resistance to water. SMS Audio explains a little more:
“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 performance. “
Unfortunately no information on pricing has been released as yet, but the new heart rate monitoring earbuds are expected to start shipping in the fourth quarter o this year. As soon as information comes to light we will keep you updated as always.