November 7, 2010 in Health and Fitness (E)
[prMac.com] Shah Alam, Malaysia - ivoxBytes, an enthusiastic iPhone developer company has just launched StepMeter PRO 2.0, the improvised released of StepMeter PRO version 1.0. This product utilizes the famous built-in accelerometer. The creativeness of this app; it is able to promote health, fitness and effortless calorie and steps counting while your favorite songs keeps you in company.
The StepMeter PRO is very effective app where it is capable to track down the calories burnt by walking, running or doing your treadmill as this app can works in any direction. The app will smartly show users the amount of progress that has been done for the day. It will also show the count of steps, the distance or miles that the user has gone, the workout time and the calorie that was being burned, which mostly what everybody would love to know! Functions are just simply easy to use where you just need to click the Go button and you can start to measure your steps and calorie burnt. Clicking Reset button would come back to Zero where you can start your counters all over again.
"Generally, a lot of people are aware that walking each day has health benefits. Nevertheless, a lot of people have walked lesser each day. Younger generation people nowadays have bad lifestyle habits which actually threaten people's health. With so many advanced technologies around for people's convenience and entertainment, people will tend to forget to exercise. They would drive rather than walk to the nearby stores, sit in front of their computer, laptops or their TV all day long. This would lead to obesity and other health problems. Sickness does not come in one day. It is accumulated daily by our living lifestyle. This app is designed to encourage people to exercise more by walking or jogging. It also encourages people to use their vehicles less and traveling in more substantial ways where it's not only benefiting the user, the other advantages where you can get is also cutting down pollution as well as social benefits. Users can set daily, weekly or monthly targets gradually on the steps to be taken as you would be able to enter the number of steps that you desired and app comes with a Steps Alarm feature where it will trigger the alarm when the steps have been achieved," says the founder of ivoxBytes, Justin Tew.
Users shall now rejoice in this app as the improvised released comes with a built-in music player which can be found at the Setup Page. It allows users to listen to their best-loved music from their iPod library while doing their daily walking or jogging. To enjoy the new enhanced Steps Notification feature, users would need to play the song. Once the steps count reached the desired steps, the song will stop playing immediately. This is to let the user know that they have reached the desired steps.
The apps allow user to conveniently check their exercise distance and calorie burnt under Step Monitoring Mode. Users can also set and increase the desired steps gradually daily, weekly and monthly. With the new enhanced features, users no longer need to go back to the main page to check on the total steps, total distance that they have made and calorie burnt.
Start your first step with StepMeter PRO 2.0 for the beginning of your great health. Motivate and encourage your friends and family to stay and live healthy. Most often, people will start to be discouraged after certain of time when doing an activity or exercise alone. The amazing thing about this app is it allows users to share or publish their accomplishment to all their friends in Facebook by one click on the Facebook Share button. This would introduce a healthy fun challenge and inspire user's friend to join and giving support to each other regardless of where the friends are.
Support iPhone/iPod touch with build-in accelerometer. This app has been tested thoroughly in an 8GB 2nd Gen. iPod and iPhone 3G (iOS 4.1 tested).
* Works in any direction
* Data are all saved in device
* Smart step monitor mode
* Steps calibration
* US Units / Metrics support
* Sensitivity Adjustment
* Preset sensitivity and manual set
* Share your exercise details on Facebook
Quick guide on How To Use:
1. Calibrate the app by going to setup and adjust the sensitivity
2. Tap Go button to smart monitoring steps (walk / run)
3. Put iPhone / iPod touch in your pocket and start walk / run
Quick guide on How To Play Music While Walking Or Jogging:
1. Go to Setup Page
2. Click on Load
3. Add the songs that you want to play
* Song Play Mode: "Repeat All" and "Shuffle"
* Song will pause if there is any incoming call (applicable to iPhones only) and will resume automatically once the call ended
* iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later (iOS 4.0 Tested)
* 0.8 MB
Pricing and Availability:
StepMeter PRO 2.0 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Health & Fitness category.
Located in Shah Alam, Malaysia, the owner and founder of ivoxBytes, is a young Electronic Engineer with Pascal and Assembly Programming basics and backgrounds, who is passionate about IT, gadgets, software and hardware. Copyright (C) 2010 Justin Tew. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad, and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.