CASIO Releases STB-1000 NEW Sports Watch Compatible With Mobile Fitness Apps

Post : January 7, 2014

As you know, Casio is recognized for its groundbreaking and it’s innovative watches. So, Casio announced the New Casio STB-1000 during the International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, January 7-10, 2014. The Casio STB-1000 is an impressive new sports watch that utilizes a Bluetooth® v4.0 with low energy wireless technology to allow us to look at personal fitness information from popular mobile apps, operate a music player on a smartphone. These mean you can actually see speed, distance, time, pulse, cycle speed as well as pedal rotations with a measure sensor.

Bluetooth(R) SPORTS GEAR STB-1000 – CASIO. *above image taken from : http://spg.casio.com/us/en/

 

Just like the first G-SHOCK watch that uses Bluetooth® v4.0 with low energy wireless technology to connect with smartphones. Later models included compatibility with different major smartphone brands worldwide and provided several other new functions which include notification of incoming calls and emails, along with the ability to control a smartphone’s music player from the watch. You can even use the watch to locate your own phone if it’s missing. The New Casio STB-1000 will be available in two models; STB-1000-1 and STB-1000-4.

Casio STB-1000-1

To make running more comfortable and enjoyable, the Casio STB-1000 allows us to operate their iPhone music player without having to physically access the device, The STB-1000 will also control your music, allowing you to play or stop songs, change volume and tracks using the watch buttons.

Casio STB-1000-4

If you think this is limiting because of the small number of apps, remember that this watch will last up to two years on a single battery , something no other sports watch offers.

Looks like Casio will expand the number of compatible fitness apps soon. By letting users to change their health and fitness applications without needing to change their watch, they will be able to view personal fitness information for a number of different sports which will significantly increase the convenience and enjoyable of using the STB-1000.

Pricing and release date have not yet been announced. For more information on Casio’s new STB-1000. take a look Bluetooth(R) SPORTS GEAR STB-1000 – CASIO.

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