Domestic original equipment manufacturer Smartron today launched its first wearable device, the tband. With first of its kind features such as ECG (Electrocardiography) and BP (Blood Pressure) monitoring, the tband will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting May 13 at Rs 4,999.
Smartron’s tband combined with the ‘thealth’ app gives the user an overall Health Index score which is a combination of activity tracking, calorie count, sleeping patterns, stress and fatigue levels as well as Blood Pressure and heart health.
Apart from ECG and BP monitoring features, the tband comes with the ability to continuously measure heart rate as well as resting heart rate. Along with basic fitness parameters such as calorie burn, steps and running distance, with sleep tracking, the tband highlights sleep patterns and efficiency. It also helps the user throughout his/her day with customizable alerts for waking up and medicine reminders, DnD option, inactive and SOS alerts, SMS and call notifications.
Launching the tband, Rohit Rathi, President & Co-Founder, Smartron, said, “At Smartron, our focus is on developing products that are at the cutting edge of technology and offer an ecosystem of services and solutions to our consumers. With the tband also, we have built in first in category features like ECG and BP monitoring that are not available even in high end products. We want to build a strong tronX Health portfolio and this is our first step in that direction. We hope to change the conversations around health with this launch.”
The tband features an attractive design with an option for customization with 18mm changeable watch straps making it a stylish accessory. The tband also has an IP 67 rating that makes it dust and water resistant. The band is compatible with both iOS and Android smartphones, sporting an OLED display with a 100mAh LI battery that lasts for 2-4 days depending on notifications and usage.
With this launch, Smartron is also bringing a number of health partners on board to offer a services platform around the device. Some of the key partner brands include Portea, Talwalkars, Growfitter, FeetApart, Healthsignz. Smartron also plans to extend this partnership to hospitals, pharmacies and doctor appointments.
As the launch offer, the tband will also come with an additional premium leather strap available to all buyers.