Virgin Pulse, the corporate wellness and engagement company formerly known as Virgin HealthMiles, launched its own proprietary activity tracker called the Virgin Pulse Max at CES in Las Vegas.
The Max device is a small black box with a screen that can be clipped onto a belt or worn on the wrist. Although the tracker can sync via Bluetooth with a smartphone, it can also connect via USB to a computer to accommodate users who don’t have smartphones. The device tracks steps taken, calories burned, distance travelled, and active minutes. Boyce said a firmware update system will allow the company to add sleep tracking in the future. Read More.