SOURCE: Zephyr Technology
ANNAPOLIS, MD--(Marketwire - Oct 16, 2012) - Zephyr Technology Corporation announces HxM™ Smart, a new and disruptive heart rate monitor platform to its consumer products portfolio. HxM™ Smart was developed from the ground up, taking advantage of the latest Bluetooth™ Smart (Bluetooth™ Low Energy) communication. The HxM™ Smart is compatible with the Apple iPhone 4s and 5, iPod Touch 5th Generation, as well as Android Smartphones supporting the Bluetooth™ Smart standard.
Zephyr's technology was initially developed for NASA, Special Forces and First Responders operating in the harshest environments and to the toughest standards. "The HxM™ Smart heart rate monitor leverages the lessons learned from our core market, to deliver the only future proof heart rate monitor in the industry. This means that consumers who make an investment in their health and wellness today can update their HxM™ Smart to add features as they become available. Zephyr pioneered over-air-updates for its professional series BioModule™ and is now delivering this capability to literally anyone from the fitness enthusiast to professionals having on the job physical training requirements," says Brian Russell, Zephyr's CEO.
Zephyr has partnered with dozens of app developers to ensure that the HxM™ Smart can be used for everything from weight loss to running, from cycling to rowing and stress management. The HxM™ Smart retails for $79 and can be preordered today, with availability on October 31st. Additional information is available at www.Zephyr-Technology.com/products/fitness.
About Zephyr Technology
Zephyr Technology is a global leader in real-time human performance monitoring or "Physiological Status Monitoring" (PSM) solutions for the Medical, Defense, First Responder, Training and the Academic Research markets. Zephyr Technology leverages a world class team of medical professionals, scientists, physiologists and business experts.
Founded in 2003, Zephyr Technology has been a pioneer in the use of PSM in training and high stress operational environments. The company's ongoing collaboration with NIH, Johns Hopkins, NASA Ames Research Center, National Guard Civil Support Teams, and Special Forces has been invaluable in the development and validation of Zephyr's technology and its application in the most extreme operating environments to Measure Life. . . Anywhere!