Valencell’s Fitness Sensor Technology Enables Real-Time Biometric Data Tracking Through Any Audio Headset

Raleigh, NC, May 2, 2012 – Valencell, an innovator in mobile fitness technology that integrates into audio headsets and earbuds, today announced it will release a series of educational videos for the International CTIA WIRELESS 2012, May 8-10, 2012 in New Orleans.  CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking.

Valencell’s V-LINC™ fitness sensor technology, which captures meaningful and actionable fitness data such as heart rate, calories burned, steps taken, speed and cardiovascular fitness (VO2max), is also a finalist in CTIA’s Emerging Technology Awards competition (healthcare and wellness category).

The series of 12 videos, posted on Valencell’s YouTube channel, provides potential licensees and industry partners (such as mobile device and headset manufacturers) with answers to frequently asked questions. Valencell’s turnkey licensing package, which includes a sensor design, a digital signal processor (DSP) chip loaded with biometric firmware, and an application programming interface (API), is detailed at length.  Other topics include mobile platform availability, insight into how the sensor works and why Valencell’s technology is different from other technologies currently in the marketplace.

“Our studies show consumers want more information about their overall health and fitness level during exercise,” said Dr. Steven LeBoeuf, CEO and co-founder of Valencell. “Our sensor technology leverages the natural physiology of the ear to track real-time biometric data that can be streamed to virtually any device.”

To request a demo of Valencell’s technology, learn more about licensing opportunities or schedule a meeting with CEO Dr. Steven LeBoeuf during CTIA, please email info@valencell.com.

About Valencell
Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, Valencell develops physiological monitoring technology for the growing mobile fitness market and licenses this technology to industry partners for integration with brand-name accessories such as audio earbuds and mobile fitness applications used by consumers each day. Validated by clinical studies at Duke University and other independent institutions, Valencell’s V-LINC™ sensor technology accurately and continuously measures biometric data during any exercise and in any environment.  V-LINC™ technology is the only solution on the market that allows you to capture meaningful and actionable fitness data using audio earbuds. Heart rate, calories burned, steps taken, speed, cardiovascular fitness (VO2max), and other physiological metrics are captured by V-LINC™ technology.  Seamless integration within various mobile platforms makes it ideal for use in fitness training, athletic performance coaching, and many other related applications.  For more information, visit www.valencell.com. 

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