Garmin International announced substantial software updates across a wide range of their smartwatch. The new updates will allow the latest users to upgrade their health monitoring and safety features. They will further provide expanded activity profiles and optimized user experience.
Featuring Garmin’s proprietary Health Science data including advanced sleep monitoring, intensity minutes and fitness age, the new software update will deliver an expanded and enhanced list of sports activities, supporting more customer needs for varying active lifestyles and sports preferences. Additionally, the patch will also add a plethora of updates to the user experience for greater day-to-day usability.
Equipped with Firstbeat Analytics engine, Garmin provides advanced analytics for both wellness and performance. This also enables users to seamlessly utilize the data on their wrist to keep closer tabs on their health wellness and performance. The comprehensive suite of data allows the users to pick up on their own health trends, improve their training, and ultimately understand their body and health better.
Commenting on the new software updates, Sky Chen, Regional Director Garmin Southeast Asia & India stated “Accuracy of data has always been a focal point of our research. We want to be able to provide accurate data to our users and that is precisely what this new update is aimed towards. We consistently collect customer feedback on their user experience and how we can improve their experience.
We use that information to consistently optimize our software so that we’re able to deliver the best possible user experience. That is also the reason we’ve insisted on improvements such as regular software updates so that consumers can use our smartwatches for longer durations. By doing so, we’re able to ensure that users can enjoy our products in more aspects of their daily lives.”
Here’s what’s new1 in the latest software update:
Health Monitoring Enhancements
Safety Feature Improvements
*When paired with a compatible smartphone. See safety and tracking features requirements and limitations.
Expanded Sports Activities List
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User Interface Improvements