Epson has introduced a new series of ProSense running and multisport watches offering users powerful training insights powered by the Firstbeat analytics engine. The announcement marks the first collaboration between Epson and Firstbeat.
Promising exceptional precision, economy, benefits and craftsmanship, the Prosense 57, 307, 347, and 367 combine advantages of Epson’s decades of technical expertise and Firstbeat’s industry leading physiological analytic capabilities. The result is a series of devices that promise personalized training insights with exceptional battery life.
Onboard the ProSense 57, 307, 347, and 367, the Firstbeat analytics engine transforms data from Epson’s optical CardioSense™ heart rate sensor to reveal the impact different physical activity sessions have on the development of aerobic/cardiorespiratory fitness.
This popular Firstbeat powered capability, known as Training Effect, gives users the advantage of precise insight into the complex relationship between effort and fitness rewards. It also provides the foundation for designing, executing, and evaluating successful training programs tuned to individual needs.
The introduction of these new Epson ProSense devices marks the continuation of a remarkable year for Firstbeat powered wearable devices.
In 2017, alone, 20 new devices from Garmin, Huawei, TomTom, MiTac and now Epson have begun to deliver powerful personalized physiological feedback with the help of the Firstbeat analytics engine.
Firstbeat Technologies Ltd. (“Firstbeat”) is the leading provider of physiological analytics for sports, fitness and wellbeing. The Firstbeat technology turns heartbeat data into rich, personalized and actionable insights on exercise, stress, sleep and recovery. Firstbeat analytics is used by hundreds of elite sports teams, thousands of corporations, and millions of consumers worldwide to improve their performance and wellbeing. Firstbeat has developed revolutionary analytics technology that creates a digital model of user’s physiology through advanced modelling of heart function and heart rate variability (HRV).
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, industrial robots and GPS running watches, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 80,000 employees in 86 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.