Ever think a pair of socks could help you achieve your fitness goals? Now they can. Sensoria is using the latest in textile and cell phone technology to not only track how hard you are working out each time, but also how well you actually exercise.
The Sensoria Fitness tracker system is made up of a pair of Smart Socks, an electronic Anklet that magnetically attaches to the cuff of your sock, and a mobile application. To gather accurate step, altitude, calories burned, and other data, Sensoria combines an altimeter and accelerometer technology with a slew of textile sensors positioned under your foot.
The sensor filled socks are comfortable, washable, and designed for runners. Smart fabric sensors send pressure data to the Sensoria Anklet which then uploads data wirelessly (Bluetooth Low Energy) either via your computer or through your smartphone when you are outside.
Workouts can be tailored to match the type of terrain, your individual foot strike, posture, and even desired cadence or stride length. Audio cues will let you know when you fall out of the ranges you set for each parameter. For example, the textile sensors in the socks can detect in real time where you land on your foot, delivering audio cues to let you know that you are heel striking or running too far forward on your feet.
After your workout, you'll be able to analyze in detail what you have done well, for how long, and what action you can take to get to the next level. All this data can be shared with your friends and family is you so desire.
The Sensoria Anklet comes in four different colors (black, white, pink, and light blue) to match your outfit or mood for the day. The company is currently taking pre-orders over on Indiegogo. For $119, you can be one of the first to test out the Sensoria Fitness tracker system, which includes one pair of Smart Socks, the Anklet in a color of your choice, and smartphone app (iPhone or Android).