Wearables For Warring Parties And Cyclists

The wearables industry is set for a jolt in the arm with a new generation of fitness trackers designed by start-ups.
One of these is a “FitBit for fighters” created by Finnish start-up Kick.Ai.
Kick.Ai’s martial arts tracker is an ankle mount fitted with a sensor, which syncs with an app, providing data such as the velocity of the wearer’s kicks.
Its founders, who are avid Taekwondo practitioners, told CNBC that they have come up with the world’s first consumer wearable which measures data on martial arts kicks.
With the growing popularity of martial arts, Wargelin said he is confident that the company will receive at least 1,000 orders for the product, which is selling for about $180 for a pair of sensors.

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