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Adidas miCoach SMART RUN Android smartwatch detailed

Adidas miCoach SMART RUN Android smartwatch detailed

Adidas has detailed its fitness smartwatch, revealed earlier today, the miCoach SMART RUN, ahead of the Android-powered wearable's launch on November 1st. Designed to operate as a standalone fitness accessory, rather than demanding a permanent link to a smartphone, the miCoach SMART RUN runs Android Jelly Bean 4.1.1 with a custom interface on a 1.45-inch transflective TFT LCD at 184 x 184 with a capacitive touchscreen. Three battery modes will be supported, differentiated by how frequently they collect health data from the various onboard sensors.

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Adidas miCoach X_Cell shown off at FCC

Adidas miCoach X_Cell shown off at FCC

We've talked about Adida's miCoach series in the past, and while the fitness-tracking devices have laid low for quite some time, it seems as if Adidas is ready to reboot the product line with a new miCoach device. For example, what's supposedly called the miCoach X_Cell is making its way through the FCC now and could see a release in a few months.

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Adidas launches miCoach-integrated video game

Adidas launches miCoach-integrated video game

This isn't Wii Fit. It's Adidas's step into the fitness video game market, and it's something that integrates with the company's miCoach platform, which expands far beyond the living room. It's the Adidas miCoach video game, published by 505 Games. The game just launched for the Xbox 360 and PS3. As should be expected, the Xbox Kinect motion camera peripheral and the PlayStation Move controller accessory are integral parts of the game.

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Adidas miCoach for Xbox 360 and PS3 hits shelves in Europe

Adidas miCoach for Xbox 360 and PS3 hits shelves in Europe

The Adidas miCoach game for Xbox 360 and PS3 has hit shelves, making its European debut today complete with motion-control and full body tracking as gamers compete with pro-athletes. Eighteen of the athletes from Adidas' global campaigns are featured, including Kaka, Ava Ivanovic and Jessica Ennis, competing across six different spots, and there's even a special appearance from Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho.

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505 Games to publish Adidas miCoach game

505 Games to publish Adidas miCoach game

Adidas's powerful miCoach fitness technology brand is taking its next logical step - into the world of video games. Set to debut in the summer, Adidas miCoach will be published by 505 Games and will be available for the Xbox 360 and PS3. As should be expected, the Xbox Kinect motion camera peripheral and the PlayStation Move controller accessory will be integral parts of the game.

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Adidas unveils miCoach SPEED_CELL sports performance tracker

Adidas unveils miCoach SPEED_CELL sports performance tracker

Adidas has unveiled a new fitness tracker called the miCoach SPEED_CELL that can capture information from motion in every direction. This feature will make it useful for athletes in all types of sports, beyond just runners. At the moment, most fitness trackers such as Nike+, are geared towards running with one-directional metrics.

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Adidas sues Under Armour over fitness wearable tech

Adidas sues Under Armour over fitness wearable tech

Adidas has accused Under Armour of wearable patent violation, filing a lawsuit in which it claims ten of its miCouch technologies have been infringed by its rival's health and fitness products. The suit, filed in Delaware earlier this month, sees Adidas claim that a former senior engineering manager who jumped ship to Under Armour used his "direct knowledge of Adidas' patent portfolio" to give the Armour39 an unfair edge.

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Fifty cents more in sensors could’ve made the iPhone 5s an empath

Fifty cents more in sensors could’ve made the iPhone 5s an empath

An extra fifty cents worth of sensors and your iPhone 5s could have read your emotions rather than just track exercise and fitness, chip manufacturer Freescale says, predicting a time soon when smartphones will know more about our moods than our friends and families do. The iPhone 5s' M7 co-processor, added by Apple in its latest smartphone iteration, is just a few senses away from a whole new level of understanding about its owner, Kaivan Karimi, executive director of global strategy and business development at Freescale Semiconductor, suggested today.

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Adidas Smartwatch takes fitness seriously with GPS [Update: Live pics!]

Adidas Smartwatch takes fitness seriously with GPS [Update: Live pics!]

The world needs another fitness wearable, at least that's what Adidas believes, showing off its new Adidas Smart Watch, the miCoach SMART RUN, for the first time today. Hitting shelves - and athletes' wrists - from November 1st, the Adidas wearable takes things a little more seriously than rivals like Nike's recently announced Nike+ FuelBand SE with integrated GPS and a heart-rate sensor, which can be used to give personalized fitness coaching to the wearer. Update: More details after the cut.

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