Shine by Misfits – A small artistic tracker for sporty dudes
There are many gadgets in the world today that are used as pedometers for tracking. Many of these are made of plastics and do not have good appearance but finally here is a tracking gadget SHINE by Misfits that is unique, small and beautiful tracker. Unlike its other predecessors like Fuelband, Up, Fitbit, Larklife; Misfit’s Shine looks less like a “plasticy” Livestrong bracelet or techie gadget and more like a piece of sculpted jewelry. It’s carved out of a solid block of aircraft-grade aluminum, making it of very high quality and durable. The Shine is slightly larger than a quarter and still slim.
Depending on your activities and personal preference, the Shine is flexible and can be worn in a number of different ways; many thanks to its clever magnetic clasp design. You can clip it to your shirt’s pocket, wear it as a cufflink, attach it to your running shoes and can even wear and hide it under your clothes.
If you wish to wear it on your wrist, the Shine comes with a Sports wristband. The flexibility of wearing this tracking accessory in multiple ways and it ensures that, unlike the Fuelband, it will remain on your body rather than just left in junk or a drawer, more over it can also simply be worn with jewelry. The Shine also has the capability of tracking cycling (for all you cyclists and spinners) and swimming. Unlike the previous wearable trackers like the Fuelband, the Shine is waterproofed not just water-resistant. If you’re into surfing, swimming or a tri-athlete, the Shine has the ability to track all of these activities, not just your steps.
With just a single tap, one’s progress is indicated on the perimeter of the accessory with tiny lights. A full circle indication means that you have reached the goal you set. The most beautiful thing about this cute gadget is that you can sync it with your iPhone and that too wirelessly and even without using the Bluetooth. Simply, just place the Shine on your iPhone screen to sync and transfer data.
Lastly, you don’t need to charge it .Shine’s replaceable battery will last you an entire 6 months. Shine is available with Indiegogo and would be sold for US$49 to its first buyers and for US$59 with the sportsband.
# Shine by Misfits