As technology and fitness continue to be a good combination, one of the main things work out enthusiasts are looking for are devices that don’t become cumbersome while exercising. Wireless headphones are becoming more and more common as blue tooth audio quality has increased and almost everyone who cares about being fit uses an app that monitors things like the number of steps or distance traveled for the day. Jabra however has decided to combine these ideas into one device with their new Sports Pulse Wireless Earbuds. We reviewed last years model quite positively which you can read about here, so to see added features this year is something we are excited about. Touted as “the world’s first stereo earbuds with a built-in biometric heart rate monitor, the Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds feature immersive Dolby Digital sound, real-time voice coaching, and a built-in ‘Jabra Sport Life’ app that plans, tracks and evaluates workouts.” They will be out late September and available through both Jabra and Best Buy. For more information check out the official press release below.
JABRA INTRODUCES SPORT PULSE WIRELESS – AN ALL-NEW INTELLIGENT TRAINING SOLUTION
Take training to the next level and get the maximum wireless workout with Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless, new earbuds – and an all-in-one training solution with Jabra Sport Life application – announced by Jabra today. Combining an in-ear biometric heart rate monitor, immersive Dolby® Digital sound and real-time voice coaching, Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless will inspire runners, cyclists, and exerciser of all types to beat their best performance. The Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless is now available for pre-order on Jabra.com/sportpulse and will be available at Best Buy retail stores and BestBuy.com beginning late September.
Built-in Heart Rate Monitor and App: The Smart Way to Train
With a built-in intelligent app – Jabra Sport Life – exerciser will get the most out of their Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds, helping them plan, track and rate each workout. It has never been so easy to test fitness levels and aerobic capacity, adjust heart rate zone levels to optimize training, and set goals based on distance, time or calories burned.
“Jabra has a strong legacy of innovation in wearable technology and Sport Pulse Wireless is no exception,” said Darcy Clarkson, Senior Vice President at Jabra Consumer Solutions. “These are world’s first earbuds to have a built-in heart rate monitor, heralding the next generation of intelligent audio solutions for fitness fanatics that allows our customers to work out with the confidence of medical precision.”
Premium Sound, Completely Wireless Workout
Music is a big part of many peoples’ workouts, and the Sport Pulse Wireless is designed to fire up exerciser by listening to their favorite songs with a customizable sound experience and powerful, purpose-built speakers that deliver world-class wireless music performance. Personalised audio coaching provides feedback on your workout every step of the way, enabling music and training to be controlled from a single app.
As Tough as You Are
Encased in carbon fiber, Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds are built to take a pounding and are sweat and storm-proof, so there is no excuse for missing a training session. Ergonomic Audio Response ScienceTM technology ensures a secure, comfortable fit that’s lightweight in a compact design so nothing gets in the way of exceeding training goals.
Track Workouts with Medical Accuracy
Jabra commissioned Campbell University in North Carolina to independently verify the performance of the heart rate monitor technology for fitness and active usage. The comprehensive trial included runners on a treadmill and simultaneously tested Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless against a medical electrocardiogram (ECG) machine. The results clearly showed an extraordinary accuracy with a 99.2% correlation, proving the advanced nature of Jabra’s in-ear heart rate technology.
“Jabra has created a single device that can give correct biometric information, both visually and audibly, within a piece of equipment that most exerciser are wearing anyway and end the need for excess equipment,” concluded Jennifer Bunn, PhD, Assistant Professor and Director at Campbell University in the Department of Exercise Science.
The Next Generation of Jabra’s Sports Line
Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds continue Jabra’s tradition of global ‘firsts,’ building on a solid heritage of superior sound engineering. The earbuds represent the next generation in Jabra’s family of wireless audio solutions for people who are serious about exercising, complementing the award-winning Jabra Sport Rox Wireless and Sport Wireless+ earbuds.
Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless will be available for $199 at Best Buy stores and BestBuy.com beginning late September. For more information or to pre-order the Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds now, visit Jabra.com/sportpulse.