Chip Shot: Intel, Advantech and Wind River Announce IoT-Enabled Fitness Console

The future of fitness is now. Imagine a treadmill seamlessly connecting with your smartphone to sync biometric data such as heart rate, post distance and results on social media, and even compete with others. Intel, Advantech and Wind River have teamed up to enable a connected fitness experience with a turnkey solution that makes it easy for fitness equipment manufacturers to integrate the applications consumers demand. On display at this year’s International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) conference (Booth #945) the fitness console is an integrated hardware and software platform built on a standard, open framework to enable the next generation of the IoT-ready fitness equipment.