WEARABLE COMPUTER WITH FITNESS MACHINE CONNECTIVITY FOR IMPROVED ACTIVITY MONITORING

Utility Patent Application (A1)

December 6, 2018

Source: USPTO via Sqoop

Assignees: Apple Inc.

Inventors: Jay Blahnik, Meghna Lav, Aidan O'Loan, Jorge Morinigo, Gordon Scott, Siji Rachel Tom, Kevin Sheridan, Craig Dooley, Chen Ganir, Catherine B. B. Morrison

Embodiments are disclosed for a wearable computer with fitness machine connectivity for improved activity monitoring. In an embodiment, a method comprises: establishing, by a processor of a wireless device, a wireless communication connection with a fitness machine; obtaining, by the processor, machine data from the fitness machine; determining, by the processor, a workout session according to the machine data; initiating the workout session on the wireless device; during the workout session: obtaining, from a sensor of the computing device, physiological data of a user of the fitness machine; determining, by the processor, fitness data for the user based on the physiological data, the machine data and at least one user characteristic; and sending, by the processor, the fitness data to the fitness machine.