1. Mobile Developers Can Put on Their Boogie shoes With Boogio Wearable SDK for Footware
9/2/2014 6:56:14 PM
Mobile Developers Can Put on Their Boogie shoes With Boogio Wearable SDK for Footware
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Mobile Developers Can Put on Their Boogie shoes With Boogio Wearable SDK for Footware

Mobile Developers Can Put on Their Boogie shoes With Boogio Wearable SDK for Footware



Richard Harris Richard Harris in Mobile Tech Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Boogio is a recent startup that plans on turning any shoe into a smart shoe. For developers who want to get involved, the company is offering preorders of the Boogio Beta developer kits priced $189.00 USD. 

Boogio is promoting its new platform as the world's first wearable device that can sense gravitational forces, inner balance, and 3D movement of the feet in real-time, delivering data directly to a mobile device. Developers use can data to build new applications for immersive wearable experiences in entertainment, gaming, and health and fitness. 

Some of the use cases Boogio envisions include: 

Entertainment

- Pair with the Oculus Rift and other gaming devices to allow for a hands-free, immersive virtual reality experience.

- Gamification of fitness by detecting movements such as dancing, jumping, and squatting. 

Diagnostic applications

Pre- and post-surgery rehabilitation by providing feedback on muscle movements to help patients recover functionality over time.

- Athletic training by using Boogio's data to help train muscles to perfect a jump shot or test balance for a golf swing.

- Running through provide feedback on gait.

Utility applications

- Control slideshow presentations by integrating with slideshow presentations to turn pages by simply leaning left to right.

Here’s what is included with the developer kit:

- Two Boogio Beta boards with shoe clips
- Two sensor shoe inserts
- Two USB cables for charging
- , handling, and any applicable taxes are included

Boogio Beta will ship in early 2015.



Read more: https://boogio.com/developer

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