The GPS tech people at Garmin kind of got left high and dry when everybody got smartphones, leaving no reason to buy GPS navigators anymore. But they’re trying to keep up anyway, with a new line of wearable GPS bracelets, the Vivofit and the Vivosmart.
The Vivofit is a pretty upscale activity tracker, counting steps, tracking your sleep and your heart rate, and more. And the Vivosmart does all that and more, syncing up with your smartphone and giving you real-time notifications, the idea being that some things in life are worth stopping exercising for. There’s also an “inactivity alert” that tells you when you’ve been sitting still for too long – a great way to make your office job seem even more depressing.
You can get more information on the Garmin Vivo line of wearable activity trackers and their impressive array of features at the official website for both the Vivofit and the Vivosmart here. And you can see a short video on Vivosmart below.