tech2 News StaffMay 15, 2020 5:23:39 PM IST
GoQii has launched a new Vital 3.0 fitness band in India. With its sensors that measure body temperature, GoQii claims that the fitness band could help with the early detection and tracking of COVID-1
In addition to step and calorie counts, the GoQii Vital 3.0 also records vital values such as body temperature, heart rate, blood pressure and sleep.
GOQii has also partnered with German health tech startup Thryve to conduct a clinical trial in India that detects COVID-19 infections before testing.
The fitness band has a built-in temperature display and a heat sensor. “The continuous monitoring function and the on-demand function are intended for users who want to check them at will. The temperature range is between 77 ° F and 113 ° F with an accuracy of +/- 0.3 ° F,” announced GoQii at.
“Governments, hospitals, schools, BPOs, insurance, banking, carpooling, grocery, e-commerce, and logistics companies around the world are currently in discussions with us about using the GOQii Vital 3.0. Combined use of the detection algorithm and the GOQii Vital 3.0 Smart Band can significantly help isolate potential COVID-19 patients and prevent them from spreading further, and we are confident that the clinical trial will show positive results in predicting COVID-19 infection, “said Vishal Gondal, founder and CEO of GoQii.
As with other specifications and functions, the Vital 3.0 has a colored display, is waterproof and shows notifications for messages, calls, Whatsapp, FacebookOthers have a built-in USB charger and can apparently offer a battery life of up to 7 days.
In India, GOQii Vital 3.0 will be available in phases and immediately for front workers, the government and private companies. The company also plans to eventually found the band in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore and other countries.
The GoQii Vital 3.0 costs Rs 3,999 and can be ordered via the GOQii app. It will soon be available on online platforms such as Amazon and Flipkart.
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