Bodybugg gained its popularity thanks to NBC's "The Biggest Loser" and the TV show "The Doctors.” The device was advertised in the New York Times, the New York Post, and the Houston Chronicle as a device that easily allows you to manage your food intake and calories burned. By purchasing this device, you gain the ability to you call to your personal trainer and access to the page with your daily results. Unfortunately, all this will require an extra weekly or monthly fee. And in fact, on this I should complete their review :( Read More
The company Basis being under the wings of Intel launched the SmartWatch basis peak. The watch consists of a disc and two-piece removable strap available in different colors. The device is available at a price below $200. Read More
10.2 in (259.1mm)
Armband: ABS, polycarbonate, thermoplastic polyurethane, 304 grade stainless steel
Adjustable strap/wing assembly: Nylon,polyester, Lycra (no latex content) or polyisoprene, polycarbonate, thermoplastic polyurethane, silicone
thermoplastic polymer and silicone
1.25 inches OLED High Contrast Touch Screen Made With Gorilla Glass 3™
Battery life: up to 7 days
a depleted battery can be charged to 90% in 2 hours, 100% in 4 hours
40° to 140°F
14° to 122°F
Maximum operating altitude:
The armband is not designed to be used underwater or to come into continuous contact with water. continuous contact with water. Do not immerse the Armband in water.
Surface swimming, shallow snorkeling and similar activities.
The Bodybugg is designed to be worn only on the left arm! Applied rechargeable battery allows for 5 -7 days of work, which is a good result for this class of devices. The armband is not designed to be used underwater or to be in continuous contact with water. Do not immerse the armband in water. Read Full Specs
Basis Peak features a 1.25-inch touch monochrome display which operated by moving a finger. Applied rechargeable battery lasts for four days of work, which is a good, but not the best result. The device is waterproof and allows the Surface swimming, shallow snorkeling, and similar activities. Read Full Specs
2a. Tracking Features
Activity & Inactivity
Bodybugg advertise as Bodybugg® calorie management system with typical Accelerometer sensor (3-axis) and sensors for monitoring the number of calories burned during the day. The available applications record your stats and progress. The sensor measures the galvanic skin response electrically conductive skin when you sweat which allows you to determine the intensity of the workout. An additional measurement of skin temperature provides you information as to your body heat.
Basis Peak notifies you of the duration of the activity, calories burned, and number of steps. With the sensor-to-date HR will get your heartrate during the workout. Basis Peak also measures the quality of your sleep.
2b. Other Features
yes (pay subscription)
You can customize your program based on your age, weight, height, and personal goals
View your stats and progress on the web-based nutrition program
Galvanic skin response: When you sweat, your skin becomes more electrically conductive. This measurement helps the device understand how active you are.
Skin temperature: There’s an electronic thermometer inside your armband that monitors how hot you are.
Heat flux: When you move, your muscles produce heat. Your armband measures the heat that’s flowing from your body into the environment.
Extra non standard
Galvanic Skin Response
You can customize your program based on your age, weight, height, and personal goals.
As Wristband-Watch Basis Peak show you the typical information about the time and date but when you get an email or text message, it will show you a notification with the ability to transition directly to them. Basis Peak through BodyIQ, unerringly detects your activity, whether you're running, walking, or driving bicycle. Then adjust the information on the screen to a given activity. But when I sit and write these words, the machine tells me that just does. Sitting on the couch and watching TV treats as a light sleeping.
3. Synchronization & Compatibility
iOS 7 and later
Android 4.4.2, KitKat
Windows Phone Compatibility
Intel-based Mac 10.5 (Leopard) (32 bit), Intel-based Mac 10.6 (Snow Leopard) (64 bit)
Mac OS X Compatibility
WinXP (32 bit), Vista (32 bit and 64 bit), Windows 7
The bodybugg® Calorie Management System
Basis Peak app
The application is available Bodybugg® Calorie Management System that allows a detailed record of intake and calories. Unfortunately, after the initial free promotional period you need for it to raise additional weekly or monthly fee.
The device synchronizes the data on the achieved activity and sends it via Bluetooth installed on your mobile device Basis Peak app. The device also works with other applications to the more famous are Endomondo, MapMyFitness, and Strava.
4. The Bottom Line
• Device from NBC's "The Biggest Loser" and the TV show "The Doctors"
• Monitor HR
• Touch screen
• A large number of additional features
• Compatible with many programs
• You could have allergic problems with nickel in the plate that touches your skin
• Expensive monthly membership fee
• No display
• The system freezes many times, especially with Google Chrome
• Poor customer service
• Short battery life
• Inability to swim with the device
• Short battery life
• Inadequate recognition of certain activities