Jabra announces Sport Pulse Wireless stereo earbuds with integrated heart rate monitor

Jabra announces the Sport Pulse Wireless, the world’s first stereo earbuds with integrated heart rate monitor and Sport Life App. Who would have thought that Jabra will integrate heart rate monitoring on a earbud. It will be available in Singapore in October. At the moment, the RRP is USD199.

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Actually, in my opinion, the price is quite steep for a earpiece that has this heart rate monitor. And I am thinking, if I already own a device with heart rate monitor, would I want another device with it? And can I turn off this heart rate monitoring to conserve battery?

Here is a close up of  the Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless.

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Some details of the device

FEATURES AND SPECIFICATIONS

  • ƒƒ Wireless Sports earbuds with Dolby® sound enhancement
  • ƒƒ Biometric In Ear Heart Rate Monitor
  • ƒƒ Jabra SPORT LIFE application for integrated training management
  • ƒƒ Jabra SPORT LIFE application with three sophisticated fitness tests
  • ƒƒ Control music and calls directly from the headphones
  • ƒƒ IP55 Certified, drop, strength, dirt, temperature & humidity tested
  • ƒƒ NFC for easy pairing
  • ƒƒ Connects to all Bluetooth® ready devices – phones, computers, tablets and more
  • ƒƒ Up to 4.5 hours talk time/music time and up to 10 days standby time
  • ƒƒ In the box –Jabra SPORT PULSE Wireless earbuds, 4 sets of EarGels, 3 sets of EarWings, 1 FitClip, 1 USB cable, 1 QSG, 1 warranty leaflet, 1 warning leaflet, 1 register paper, Jabra Sport Life application

Jabra Sport_Pulse Wireless_diagram

Note that the datasheet that I received is a draft version.

Press Release

BEAT YOUR BEST WITH JABRA’S ALL IN ONE TRAINING SOLUTION

Jabra SPORT PULSETM Wireless is the world’s first stereo earbuds with integrated heart rate monitor and Sport Life App

Copenhagen, Denmark 27 August, 2014 – Take your training to the next level and get the ultimate wireless workout with Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds and Sport Life Application. This all-in-one training solution is a world first, combining an in-ear biometric heart rate monitor, immersive Dolby® sound and real-time voice coaching, to inspire you to achieve the impossible. Cut the clutter and experience true freedom of movement without compromise.

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The smart way to train

Jabra’s intelligent Sport Life App ensures you get the most out of your Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds with integrated heart rate monitor, helping you to plan, track and evaluate your workout.  Test your fitness level and aerobic capacity, adjust your heart rate zone to optimise your training and set goals based on distance, time or calories burned.

“Jabra has a strong legacy of innovation in wearable technology and Sport Pulse Wireless is no exception” said Darcy Clarkson, Senior Vice President at Jabra Consumer Solutions.“These are world’s first earbuds to have an integrated heart rate monitor, heralding the next generation of intelligent audio solutions for fitness fanatics that allows our customers to work out with the confidence of medical precision.”

Free your workout with premium wireless sound

Get motivated by listening to your favourite songs the way you want to hear them with a customisable and powerful Dolby® enhanced sound experience that delivers world-class wireless music performance. Personalised audio coaching provides feedback on your workout every step of the way, letting you control your music and your training within a single app.

As tough as you are

Focus on your workout without distraction knowing Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds are built to take a pounding. Tested to the extreme, they are sweat- and storm-proof, so there’s no excuse for missing a training session. Ergonomic Audio Response ScienceTM technology ensures a secure, comfortable fit that’s lightweight in a compact design to keep you focused on your training, bringing you one step closer to exceeding your goal.

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Track your workouts with medical accuracy

Jabra commissioned Campbell University in North Carolina, USA to independently verify the performance of the heart rate monitor technology for fitness and active usage. The comprehensive trial included runners on a treadmill and simultaneously tested Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless against a medical electrocardiogram (ECG) machine. The results clearly showed an extraordinary accuracy with a 99.2% correlation, proving the advanced nature of the Jabra in ear heart rate technology.

“Jabra has created a single device that can provide accurate biometric information, both visually and audibly, within a piece of equipment that most exercisers are wearing anyway and eliminate the need for excess equipment.”  concluded Jennifer Bunn, PhD, Assistant Professor and Director at Campbell University in the Department of Exercise Science.

Part of the Jabra Wireless Sporting Family

Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds continue Jabra’s tradition of world-firsts, building on our solid heritage of superior sound engineering. They enhance our family of wireless audio solutions for people who’re serious about sport, complementing the award-winning Jabra Sport Rox Wireless and Sport Wireless+ earbuds.

Singapore Retail

Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless will be on sale in stores from October at a price of US$199.99 (MSRP). Further details on Singapore retail will be available soon.

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