Altra’s Halo smart shoes send running stats to your fitness watch

Earlier this month, a new Smart wearable was launched in CES 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, in the form of the Altra Halo smart shoe. These shoes help the runners to improve style and performance, using instant feedback. The Altra Halo Smart Shoe has been made to give runners the capacity to check their walk in a flash and is equipped with sensors. The all-new Altra Halo shoe is a smart shoe for runners with an integrated sensor that measures parts of your walk and sends it to your smartphone or iFit GPS Watch.

Not at all like other performance measurements that you examine after your run, had the Halo’s data set helped you to make alterations at the time of your workout. The razor-thin sensor implanted in the padded sole of the Halo shoes. It is designed to further Altra’s objective of empowering legitimate foot positioning and low-impact running. It doesn’t measure the usual’s, in the same way as speed and distance, however rather track parts of your running walk: rhythm, foot strike zone and ground force impact. It transfers the information to a connected smartphone or iFit Peak or Ridge fitness watch, giving you a chance to get feedback in real time.

The opportunity with the Altra Halo shoe is real-time input as you run, so you can rapidly adjust and improve your running structure before bad propensities take hold. Altra recommends that, without a walk analysis platform like the one offered in the Halo shoes, runners would get step feedback maybe once a year while getting fitted for new running shoes at a running specialty shop. On the off chance that you purchase your shoes online or at a general sports retail shop, you may never get any kind of step analysis to assist with your running structure. The Halo shoes will be launched in the market later this year, at a retail cost of US$180. Both the iFit Ridge and Peak GPS watches will likewise be launched later this year.


Each of these watches incorporates GPS fitness tracking abilities, sleep monitoring and smartphone notifications. A more robust smartwatch, the Peak also incorporates heart rate sensors, an altimeter, a camera, a microphone, installed music storage, NFC and wireless charging. The sensors implanted in the Altra Halo trainers give users with steady feedback on their running style, as they run, permitting runners and athletes to change their foot position on the fly to increase additional performance and prevent bad habits from forming.

The Technology in the wearable smart shoes utilizes Bluetooth connectivity to connect with either the new iFit watch fitness tracker also unveiled at CES 2015 or directly to the companion application that can be loaded onto your smartphone. The Altra Halo Smart Shoe will be launching just in time for the holiday season of 2015 and is expected to be estimated at around $180 a pair. The companion iFit watch will be accessible slightly earlier from 1 July 2015 and will be priced at $120. Watch the video below for a quick overview of features of Altra Halo Smart shoes.