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FitPal offers the most capable Heart Rate analysis available. Your heart is speaking to you - FitPal gives you the power to listen.
FitPal offers the most capable Heart Rate analysis available. Your heart is speaking to you - FitPal gives you the power to listen.
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Prototype Patch as of today:

At FitPal we know that Step Count, Heart Rate, Sleep Quality and Distance Walked provides helpful information on your path to an overall healthy lifestyle. Yet this information is limited. We understand that each heartbeat gives an in-depth explanation about what is really going on. This analysis can bring true insight into the activities of your life and what that means to you.

FitPal has designed a complete and comprehensive Fitness, Health and Wellness platform. By combining decades of research and experience with the latest technologies available, our team of medical doctors & scientists have perfected the interpretation of heart readings, providing an infinitely greater solution than other heart rate wearables available today.  Whether you are looking to boost your performance to the next level or are in need of practical health improvements, FitPal can provide the information you need to reach your goals.

HRV (Heart Rate Variability) is the variation of time between individual heart beats. For example, someone with an average heart rate of 60 beats per minute may not have heartbeat intervals that are exactly 1.0 seconds apart. Instead, individual heartbeats may fluctate from 0.5 to 2.0 seconds apart. With the right tools, these variations provide a clear, measurable picture of the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS).

ANS (Autonomic Nervous System) controls the health and operation of every organ and therefore can be used to immediately assess the positive and negative changes happening in the body before any visible symptoms occur. For decades, HRV Analysis was used by researches and other professionals to detect an immediate and long-term impact to the body from the use of experimental medications, evaluate the effectiveness of exercising, diet, music, healing therapies, stress management techniques, impact of the long-lasting spaceship travel…

FitPal HRV Specialists have been part of many of such research projects around the world for decades, and now bringing this science to FitPal consumers to help them improve their fitness and lifestyle, be immediately aware of their health trends and risks they might face, see real-time stress levels, their health, fitness and cardio improvements as directly ‘reported’ by their ANS.

Where things are at in developmentWe have a fully functional prototype placed on the torso to ensure a reliable signal and practical use of the wearable. We are currently using an iPhone app with implemented algorithms that capture the signal from the Patch, calculates stress and fitness levels, exercise recovery data and important health parameters. It is being tested in a variety of scenarios day and night.


What we've got left to do
We’ve now entered the prototyping and Alpha stages of the FitPal Patch development and are testing what we've got on real people with a mobile application running on iPhone 6. Key accomplishments would be to make this advanced type of wearable incredibly thin, comfortable and durable; complete low cost & waterproof replacement adhesives transmitting the electrical signal from the body into the heart of the electronics. The next step is to translate all of this into manufacturing at scale – something we have extensive experience doing.

Why we are the ones to do it
We've been developing and selling professional grade ECG and PPG solutions for decades.

And we have thousands of customers around the world using our health and fitness solutions. This gives us confidence that we can deliver an exciting new product that can make a difference in people lives.Kickster, we need your help to get there!

Prototype Application in-action:
Stress:
This prototype application is using a production level algorithm of detecting stress level during a 2 minute assessment during which the person has to remain still. The existing algorithm is going to be enhanced so that no user interactions is necessary. Stress levels will be calculated automatically while you're working, exercising, resting, eating, sleeping, etc.

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Energy levels / Fitness Capacity:

A person’s cardiovascular system is evaluated while sitting and in the process of standing up followed by a recovery period. Depending on what effort it takes for the body to stand up, the energy level is calculated accordingly. This technology is already in production to asses safe limits. The FitPal Patch algorithms are being enhanced to be an interaction-free assessment of the fitness capacity or energy level.

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Sleep quality:
Basic sleep quality test based on the movements during the sleep. It will be enhanced for the FitPal Patch to perform a full HRV analysis during the sleep to evaluate the sleep quality, regardless of any movements made during the sleep.

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The FitPal team has been actively developing Heart Rate Monitoring solutions for the professional sector for more than 20 years. Our technologies have been used by large corporations, professional sports teams, retired military, firefighters and many Universities in the USA, Europe and Japan…

Our technologies were used in the MARS500 project - the full length flight simulation to Mars conducted by European Space Agency (ESA) and Russian Federal Space Agency . Now we want your help to bring this technology to your home.

To All Former AmpStrip Backers:

We’ve heard from many of you with personal stories, questions and some concerns about FitPal and if there is any connection or affiliation whatsoever with the FitLinxx Company or the AmpStrip device. We absolutely do not. We are very aware of the situation that happened to their supporters. While we are not quick to speak too candidly concerning the shortcoming of others, We do firmly believe that our devices and solution is a magnitude better than any other that is out there.

Please join us and get behind our efforts. We have big plans that will make the FitPal Platform the most complete and universal solution in the world. We have both the hardware and software experience. Now we simply need your support to take things the entire way!

FitPal is a small company based out of Seattle, WA with the goal of taking Fitness, Health and Wellness to new levels. Our team consists of scientists, doctors, software & mechanical engineering professionals, designers, personal trainers, and business leaders. This combined experience gives us the strength and ability to not only understand the depth of the information we are handling but the execution experience to make it a reality. We are committed to the success of FitPal and those that can be helped the most – you!

We know the backer community plays an integral role in the development of the FitPal Patch and applications. That's why, through Kickstarter, we're not only making our heart rate analysis tracking program available to our early adopters (you!), we're forging deep relationships with a passionate community of individuals that are connected by an overarching goal --to improve their fitness, health, and wellness.

Kickstarter, along with your partnership and support, will enable our team to open the power of FitPal to the world. This power will create a positive ripple effect in the fitness, health and wellness of millions. If you're ready to change your life, or the life of someone you care about, please support our campaign and spread the word!

Risks and challenges

We are thrilled to be launching our first ever direct-to-consumer device. We have been delivering hardware and software to our professional clients for more than two decades - however, we know that the most important part of our process is that we fulfill our promise to you, our backers, and deliver the FitPal Patch on time!

We have working prototypes and functioning supporting software. Our challenges will be related to ensuring functional perfection for a broad range of uses in a variety of conditions.

We are certainly up for this challenge and confident we will deliver! We will continue to work hard, and of course, keep you informed every step of the way!

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    Become part of our Beta Test Team and provide valuable feedback.

    This package includes our early beta Patch and access to our cutting edge application. You will provide valuable information to our team as we perfect things along the way.

    Once production quality has been reached, you will also receive a new production released version which includes the FitPal Patch, wireless charging station, 40 adhesives and lifetime access to the FitPal App Platform!

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    Be our guest at our VIP Ship Party in Seattle, WA. You will be treated to an amazing tour of our iconic city. Afterwards you will join our team as we celebrate the shipping of the device. Hang out with our team, talk shop and see what other cool things we are working on (and there are some pretty sweet thing coming). Plus we'll even put you up in a great hotel for the night.

    You will get 1 fully customized Patch that will be tailored to your liking (color, design enhancements), wireless charging station, 40 adhesives and lifetime access to the FitPal App Platform!

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