NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Invictus Games kicked off in Toronto this past Saturday, September 23, and the U.S. Team is sporting a brand new wearable technology that combines the benefits of a phone and a fitness tracker with real time health and wellness insights. Customized specifically for this event by the Revolutionary Tracker system, and featuring Samsung wearable technologies, the solution offers tremendous benefits to the wearer as well as the people in their support community.
The Invictus Games uses the power of adaptive sports to help wounded warriors on their journey to recovery. Revolutionary Tracker is providing a unique, integrated solution using Samsung Gear S3 wearables and GearUp API services platform as part of the Revolutionary Tracker communication and location ecosystem, which will give the Invictus Games’ U.S. team, coaches and managers unparalleled connectivity, real-time location awareness, and health & wellness insights using onboard heart rate sensors and activity tracking. Dynamic alerts & notifications are automated in this highly specialized environment.
Revolutionary Tracker was founded by a woman focused on making a difference in the lives of our heroes. The company provides a platform developed through a collaboration of technology professionals with diverse expertise in cellular communications and geospatial engineering. The solution uses a customized Samsung Gear S3 wearable, which will be provided to ninety warrior athletes and coaches who will be able to use the integrated platform to leverage a series of dynamic displays and alerts designed for this event. It is powered by a collaboration of Revolutionary Tracker’s framework and Samsung’s wearable API platform, GearUp, which delivers capabilities such as real-time health intelligence, geo-location for improved safety, and notification task alerts and hands-free calling.
“Our mission is to develop customized integrated wearable solutions for underserved communities with specialized requirements and highly critical needs. We believe that precision-focused innovation that is relevant can make a real, transformative difference in people’s daily lives,” said Carrie Schwarz, CEO of Revolutionary Tracker. “Our collaboration with Samsung, and integration with its Gear S3 wearable and GearUp technology, allows us to draw from a cutting-edge data platform providing crucial real-time insights.”
“We are excited to collaborate with Revolutionary Tracker to empower these heroic athletes and coaches at the Invictus 2017 with the latest wearable solutions,” said Nitesh Jain, Head of Digital Health and Wearable Services, at Samsung Electronics America. “By joining together Revolutionary Tracker’s platform and GearUp, we are able to equip these Warrior Athletes with innovative technology that provides new ways to improve health, productivity and safety for this year’s games.”
Revolutionary Tracker is gifting these smartwatches to the U.S. Warrior Athletes, so at the conclusion of the Games, they will be able to use the products in their day to day life, offering on-demand essential connectivity to their family and support community.
About Revolutionary Tracker
Revolutionary Tracker is a privately held, technology company offering customized and fully integrated wearable solutions for different consumer and commercial applications. Revolutionary Tracker is a woman-owned company based in New York and founded in collaboration with technology professionals bringing their expertise from diverse disciplines. Our mission is to provide dynamic connectivity platforms to a wide range of unaddressed communities with unique and specialized requirements.