Amazon announces fitness wristband ``Halo'', an item that can handle health management and interpersonal support in cooperation with the application

On August 27, 2020, Amazon announced ' Halo ', a wearable device that can be worn on the arm to manage health. Halo, which has an accelerometer, temperature sensor, heart rate monitor, microphone, etc., can not only manage physical health by linking with a smartphone application, but also support communication by voice analysis using AI. ..

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This is the newly announced 'Halo' by Amazon. You can choose from three colors, blue, pink, and black, for the band to be worn on your arm.

In addition, 6-color cloth bands and 9-color sports bands will be sold separately.

The body is water resistant to the extent that you can swim while wearing it.

The battery can last up to 7 days and is charged using the included clip-on charger.

Various sensors are built in the main body to collect the wearer's data.

The data collected by Halo itself can be viewed on your smartphone through the app.

The main functions of Halo are roughly divided into five: 'activity', 'sleep', 'body', 'tone' and 'lab'. In 'Activity', up to 150 points are awarded according to the number of steps, exercise intensity, and exercise time, and the exercise status is evaluated every week. On the other hand, points are deducted if there is a period of inactivity for one hour or more other than sleeping time, so by checking the score diligently, you can improve the lifestyle that is under-exercised.

“Sleep” is evaluated on a 100-point scale based on the sleep cycle, which is based on the length of sleep and the depth of sleep.

In 'body', you can take pictures of the front, back, left and right of the body...

Create a 3D model of your body.

This makes it possible to check the body fat percentage estimated from a 3D model and its transition using a deep neural network.

With Tones, you can collect the wearer's voice with Halo's built-in microphone, measure your voice's positiveness and energy, and analyze how your voice is heard by others. Alexa installed in Amazon's smart speaker etc.

has been pointed out that the voice is being heard by Amazon's employees , but the voice sample collected by Halo is processed in the smartphone and stored in the cloud It is said that it will be automatically deleted without being sent. You can also press and hold the button on the main unit to turn off the microphone.

Various information about health can be obtained from 'Lab'.

Halo has been released in the United States since August 27, and the price of the early access version is $ 64.99 (about 6900 yen) and the regular price is $ 99.99 (about 10,600 yen). Also, the membership required to use the above features is $3.99 per month (about 420 yen), but it is free for 6 months from the subscription.

Amazon Halo-Health & wellness band

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