GOQii, the health-focused company that offers wearable fitness trackers along with remote personalized coaching, has launched a new fitness band. Called Vital, the fitness band is built keeping hypertension and cardiac care in mind. It will go on sale exclusively via Amazon India starting July 16. Priced at Rs 3,499, GOQii will also bundle three months coaching plan with it.
“With GOQii Vital we have become the first company of its kind, to integrate a blood pressure monitor & heart rate in an activity tracker with the ability to seamlessly share the data with doctors, health experts. Data along with the right advice will help encourage people to pursue holistic healthcare regime and focus on a preventive health mindset,” Vishal Gondal, founder and CEO of GOQii said in a press release.
The new band has been designed to monitor vital stats such as heart rate and blood pressure. It is capable of reporting diastolic and systolic pressures, but it is not a medical device or an alternative to Sphygmomanometer. The band is waterproof, and comes with a color OLED touch screen.
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GOQii Vital can calculate the number of steps taken, distance walked, calories burnt, and sleep tracking. It also comes with a sports mode which that can detect activities such as workout, cycling and running. With a battery life of up to seven days, the fitness band can also display notifications, and vibrate when the alarm rings.
What’s more, the company has also launched ‘GOQii Play’ that allows users with an access to live videos featuring health experts, fitness trainers, emotional health counsellors, doctors, and health influencers. Users can interact with them at various time slots through the day and have their questions clarified.