Giftness of Fitness initiative with new Amazfit Verge smartwatch

first_img Related Huami, ‘the second largest wearables company globally’, has announced the US availability of Amazfit Verge. The new futuristic smartwatch combines voice controlled Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the ability to make phone calls in modern, sophisticated design. Also launched today is the Amazfit Giftness of Fitness initiative, a month-long online program in which certified fitness professionals ‘serve as holiday shopping concierge’s to help people find the perfect fitness gift for loved ones.’“We believe a healthy lifestyle is the best gift anyone can receive, but finding a meaningful gift for loved ones can be a challenge,” said Elaine Huo, Marketing Director at Huami. “We are excited to partner with trainers and fitness experts who will offer free online consultations to provide health and fitness gift recommendations based on budget, lifestyle, interests and fitness level.“Their recommendations may include anything from apparel and gadgets to coaching and memberships, depending on what suits the gift giver and recipient.”To take advantage of the free holiday shopping concierge, consumers can start a chat with Amazfit on Facebook Messenger. The brand will also be sharing gift-giving insights, savings, and giveaways using the hashtag, #GiftnessOfFitness across its social channels throughout the month of December.Amazfit Verge specificationsVoice assistance with smart home integrationAbility to make phone calls through the watch (via Bluetooth connection on Android)NFC for paymentsBright 1.3-inch AMOLED display5 days of battery lifeGPS + GLONASS10+ different sports tracking including running, cycling, tennis, soccer, skiingTrack daily activity (steps, calories, distance) and detailed sleep tracking (light sleep, deep sleep, awake phases, and total sleep duration)Five-day weather forecastOnboard music for phone-free exerciseSmart notifications for emails, text messages, calendar alerts, and all other appsTimer, stopwatch, alarms, and compassThe Amazfit Verge smartwatch app, Amazfit Watch, is available for free on iOS and Android. Amazfit Verge is now available to purchase on for US$159.99 ( and the product will ship by December 18.Huami is a biometric and activity data-driven company with expertise in smart wearable technology. Since its inception in 2013, Huami has quickly established its market position by shipping millions of units of smart wearable devices. In 2017, Huami shipped 18.1 million units of smart wearable devices.Huami adds that it has one of the largest biometric and activity databases in the global smart wearables industry. Huami’s mobile apps work hand in hand with its smart wearable devices and provide users with a view and analysis of their biometric and activity data.In addition to designing, manufacturing and selling smart bands and watches under its own Amazfit brand, Huami is the sole partner of Xiaomi, a leading mobile internet company and global consumer electronics brand. Here, it designs and manufactures Xiaomi-branded smart bands, watches (excluding children watches and quartz watches), scales and associated read more

Changes to public procurement regulations

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Scoreboard roundup — 11/23/17

first_imgiStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:TOP-25 COLLEGE FOOTBALLMississippi 31, (16) Mississippi St. 28NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEMinnesota 30, Detroit 23L.A. Chargers 28, Dallas 6Washington 20, N.Y. Giants 10TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(1) Duke 99, Portland St. 81SMU 66, (2) Arizona 60(4) Michigan St. 73, DePaul 51(5) Villanova 85, Tennessee 76(7) Florida 108, Stanford 87(9) North Carolina 102, Portland 78(15) Xavier 83, George Washington 64(17) Gonzaga 86, Ohio State 59W. Kentucky 77, (18) Purdue 73Rhode Island 75, (20) Seton Hall 74(21) Saint Mary’s (Cal) 89, Harvard 71(24) West Virginia 84, Marist 78Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico Relatedlast_img

Juventus duo set for new deals to end Chelsea transfer speculation

first_imgChelsea are set to receive a double transfer blow with Juventus defensive duo Alex Sandro and Giorgio Chiellini on the verge of signing new contracts.The Blues were heavily linked with both stars during the summer as they attempted to reinforce their backline.Sandro, the flying full-back, was pursued throughout the summer by Chelsea but Juve managed to keep hold of him.Meanwhile Antonio Conte is also a big fan of his compatriot Chiellini, the centre-back he managed for both Juve and Italy, who is inside the final year of his current deal.But according to the Corriere dello Sport, both of them are now close to committing their futures to the Turin club.As talkSPORT told you earlier this month, Juve have been negotiating a two-year extension for Sandro and the terms now seem to be agreed.While Chiellini, who is out contract in the summer when he would be able to leave on a free, looks set to pen a contract until 2020, which would take him up to the age of 36. Alex Sandro and Giorgio Chiellini are on the verge of signing new contracts 1last_img read more