Apple has received a patent for a mobile app that turns iPhone into a central gateway exchange of information on fitness. The owner of the smartphone will be able to track their progress, prepare timetables and analyze the statistics between workouts.
The patent states that this is the central application can connect to the sports equipment and computer systems in the gyms, which will plan and monitor the load. You can also order a ready-made or individual training program, the website telegraph.co.uk.
At the moment, in the official App Store apps store has a lot of specialized applets supplied with the machines, cameras and other sports equipment. The new patent, they are integrated into a central program – its modules it will be able to integrate individual fitness centers, and the user will be able to your account even pay for training.
This project will be open to all companies that have a particular attitude to fitness – Apple actually creates a market that runs all the business model. For example, cross-marketing.When the system learns that its user is all out in training, she charges him a bonus, for example, a coupon for a free drink at a nearby cafe, which is also a partner. Fitness platform, as described in the patent, also has some characteristics of social networks – in the system, you can find partners working on the same days with the same program, you can create clubs, etc.
Pat Apple notes that systematic exercise should be clearly codified. To maximize the effectiveness of training must be carefully planned and record all their achievements. In the market, according to Apple, there are already many disparate software solutions, but there is a central platform. The developer even dramatize the lack of such a product may generally deprive a person of motivation in sports. Recall, we are talking about the patent, and the timing of the project is not reported anything.