[CES 2014] 2014 is the year of the Wearable Technology and LG is finally jumping in the band wagon… although the Korean manufacturer was early in the game when it launched its $800 WatchPhone LG GD-910 at CES 2009.Today, LG unveiled the Lifeband Touch a connected band that connects to iOS and Android devices and features an OLED touch display. Equipped with motion sensing technology, the Lifeband Touch displays workout information such as time, number of steps, distance, and calorie burned. it allows heart rate monitoring connection over applications as well.
Used with a compatible smartphone, it can be used for music control with commands such as play, pause, volume, fast forward accessible from the touch screen. Call and text notification are also displayed on the Lifeband Touch. LG did not disclose availability or pricing yet. We will probably get a chance to see the device and get more information at the LG booth tomorrow.
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