Your ANT+ Garmin Foot Pod Pace Sensor is 98% accurate without calibration so in other words, it is highly accurate in determining running / walking speed (pace) and distance. When using a foot pod, you do not need GPS to measure pace and distance. You can wear your foot pod on your shoe laces or inside your shoe if your shoe includes a pocket beneath the insole.
Here at Digifit, we like to stay on the cutting edge of ultra-low power wireless technology. Digifit currently uses the fitness industries leading open standard for ULP digital wireless called ANT+ and we are a proud member of the thriving ANT+ Alliance. However, a new contender will soon step into the ring with the debut of Bluetooth Low Energy in 2011.
The Bottom Line Digifit Connect™ uses current generation ANT wireless technology and has been available for 10 months. Fisica uses a previous generation ANT radio technology and is just coming to market (Oct 2010). A much smaller version of Digifit Connect will be available soon The Details Digifit Connect and Fisica Key are both Apple [...]
In the article “Our bodies are going online – but where will it lead us?,” Martin Bryant (thenextweb.com) talks about the present and the future of personal physiological monitoring. Great read. Some of the “present” examples he quoted, the Withings Wi-Fi scale, Nike+ and their Sport Kit that includes an ultra-low power sensor and what [...]