SOURCE: Fullpower


April 02, 2015 10:11 ET

Fullpower Awarded Activity Monitoring Patent Critical for Smartwatches and Wearable Devices With a 2009 Priority Date

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2015) - Fullpower® today announced it has been awarded another important patent covering key practical aspects of monitoring human activity, specifically identifying motion states of the user. Automatic activity identification is crucial for smartwatches such as the Android Wear and Pebble and advanced fitness trackers such as the Jawbone, Fitbit, Misfit and others.

"The smartwatch and wearable number one use case involves automatic activity identification," said Philippe Kahn, CEO of Fullpower. "This is early IP with a priority date of 2009."

This patent is part of an intellectual property portfolio from Fullpower that includes more than 100 issued and pending patents. Broad coverage for the MotionX® Technology Platform and Sleeptracker® technology introduces a new and necessary approach for continuous activity and sleep monitoring and analysis, with applications spanning a variety of smartwatches and activity trackers, as well as health and fitness, medical, business, lifestyle and navigation applications. Fullpower's ongoing innovation translates into continually broadening and deepening of this sensor-fusion patent portfolio.

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Fullpower® provides the leading MotionX patented ecosystem for wearable and IoT sensor-based solutions supporting state-of-the-art sensor arrays. For the "Quantified Self", Fullpower has developed the MotionX® Technology Platform for advanced wearables and smartwatches that include automatic activity and sleep monitoring. Fullpower drives wearable solutions for market leaders such as Nike, MMT, Alpina, Frederique Constant, Mondaine, Jawbone and others.

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