PRODUCT NEWS
Shapewatch launches industry-first augmented reality body scanning experience
12 Oct 2018 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Shapewatch is the fitness industry's first augmented reality progress tracking experience
Fitness tech start-up Shapewatch has developed a body visualisation tool that enables users to track their fitness journeys through 3D body scanning.

Also called Shapewatch, the scanner is billed as the fitness industry's first augmented reality progress tracking experience. It is designed to provide continuous motivation for users, by allowing them to scan their bodies, monitor their key biometrics and witness their changing body shapes.

Backed by Global Scanning, a market leader in scanning technology, and private equity firm Procuritas, the Shapewatch system consists of an automated self-service kiosk and an app, which offers users a detailed visual account of their biometrics, including body fat percentage, lean body mass and waist to hip ratio.

Users simply stand in front of the scanner and follow the instructions displayed on the kiosk. Once scanned users can access their results through the app.

"We put Shapewatch to the test through extensive trials in a well-known global gym franchise and the results were impressive," said Shapewatch sales director Alan Louden.

"It enables clubs to boost revenue and secondary spend because its powerful transformation tracking abilities make it easier to add value to both PT and nutritional programmes when users can connect actions with results," he added.

Shapewatch marketing director Jurjen Söhne said: "Shapewatch delivers on today's tech megatrend: the desire for quantifiable health data and body analytics as well as workout and weight loss app adoption. Using goal setting, gamification, social sharing and accountability - it harnesses the very digital experiences that are key to motivation

"With an open API enabling app integrations and continual product development, as we gather more and more user data. Shapewatch intends to continually transform its digital experiences, much like the product itself transforms its users," Söhne added.
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2019

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
 
Leisure Management - Global Scanning: Shapewatch launches industry-first augmented reality body scanning experience
19 Apr 2019 Leisure Management: daily news and jobs
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Product news

12 Oct 2018

Shapewatch launches industry-first augmented reality body scanning experience

Supplier: Global Scanning
More Global Scanning details


Shapewatch launches industry-first augmented reality body scanning experience

Shapewatch is the fitness industry's first augmented reality progress tracking experience
Fitness tech start-up Shapewatch has developed a body visualisation tool that enables users to track their fitness journeys through 3D body scanning.

Also called Shapewatch, the scanner is billed as the fitness industry's first augmented reality progress tracking experience. It is designed to provide continuous motivation for users, by allowing them to scan their bodies, monitor their key biometrics and witness their changing body shapes.

Backed by Global Scanning, a market leader in scanning technology, and private equity firm Procuritas, the Shapewatch system consists of an automated self-service kiosk and an app, which offers users a detailed visual account of their biometrics, including body fat percentage, lean body mass and waist to hip ratio.

Users simply stand in front of the scanner and follow the instructions displayed on the kiosk. Once scanned users can access their results through the app.

"We put Shapewatch to the test through extensive trials in a well-known global gym franchise and the results were impressive," said Shapewatch sales director Alan Louden.

"It enables clubs to boost revenue and secondary spend because its powerful transformation tracking abilities make it easier to add value to both PT and nutritional programmes when users can connect actions with results," he added.

Shapewatch marketing director Jurjen Söhne said: "Shapewatch delivers on today's tech megatrend: the desire for quantifiable health data and body analytics as well as workout and weight loss app adoption. Using goal setting, gamification, social sharing and accountability - it harnesses the very digital experiences that are key to motivation

"With an open API enabling app integrations and continual product development, as we gather more and more user data. Shapewatch intends to continually transform its digital experiences, much like the product itself transforms its users," Söhne added.



Product news
Ubisoft's new 'Beyond Medusa's Gate' experience to revolutionise location-based entertainment   17 Apr 2019

Ubisoft's new 'Beyond Medusa's Gate' experience to revolutionise location-based entertainment

Ubisoft Blue Byte, a subsidiary of French gaming company Ubisoft, has developed a new location-based VR escape room experience.

Anytime Fitness launches online coaching platform   15 Apr 2019

Anytime Fitness launches online coaching platform

Anytime Coaching is available via the Anytime Fitness app and provides an online platform that enables PTs to share bespoke workouts

Rovio Entertainment and Namco UK to launch Angry Birds Adventure Golf attraction   15 Apr 2019

Rovio Entertainment and Namco UK to launch Angry Birds Adventure Golf attraction

Namco UK and Rovio Entertainment have partnered with intu shopping centres to launch a new- concept Angry Birds-themed adventure golf attraction.

Kraftwerk launches LED dome display solution for planetariums   15 Apr 2019

Kraftwerk launches LED dome display solution for planetariums

Austrian AV integration firm Kraftwerk Living Technologies (Kraftwerk) has created a new LED Dome solution for planetariums and science centres.

thejuice named as exclusive distributor of Delta Zero 4D   15 Apr 2019

thejuice named as exclusive distributor of Delta Zero 4D

Media attractions specialist thejuice has announced that it will become the exclusive distributor of Delta Zero 4D, a new 4K film ride.

New Wattbike cycles offer 'complete indoor cycling solution'   12 Apr 2019

New Wattbike cycles offer 'complete indoor cycling solution'

Wattbike has expanded its product range with not one but two new additions to its range of indoor bikes.

New MZ-Bodyscan promotes 'a feel-good fitness experience'   11 Apr 2019

New MZ-Bodyscan promotes 'a feel-good fitness experience'

Myzone has expanded its product portfolio to include the MZ-Bodyscan, a new feature which offers users a visual representation of their fitness journey.

BC Softwear's new robe blends cotton and bamboo   04 Apr 2019

BC Softwear's new robe blends cotton and bamboo

BC Softwear, a UK-based spa linen supplier, has introduced a new eco-friendly robe made from a combination of bamboo and cotton.

Company details

Global Scanning

Shapewatch is 3D body visualisation tool, that allows users to scan their bodies, monitor key biometrics and see their body shapes in 3D. Shapewatch is a Global Scanning brand.

Global Scanning
Allerød
Denmark

Visit website

More Global Scanning details



in this issue

• Deloitte: European fitness growing strongly
• Number of low-cost gyms could double
• Dungeon attraction opens at Alton Towers



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £19,775 pa (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
Location: Cambridge, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £10.55 per hour
Location: Morden, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bristol, UK
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




24-25 Apr 2019

FUTR (Formerly Millennial 20/20)

Business Design Centre, London, United Kingdom


25 Apr 2019

Meet IAAPA - North America

Bob's Space Racers, Daytona Beach, United States




Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Interview: Sioux-per foods
The Sioux Chef, Sean Sherman, is on a mission to revive indigenous cuisine More>>
  Profile: Stephen Hulme
We look back on the career of Everyone Active CEO Stephen Hulme More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Disruption: Rule breakers
Leisure architecture that’s pushing boundaries and upturning expectations More>>
  Thermal Spa: Taking the waters
Magali Robathan met the key people behind the Gainsborough Bath Spa More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd