Valencell and iRiver Ltd. have announced a partnership to produce the iRiver ON, a Bluetooth audio headset that will monitor physiological fitness data in real time at CES 2013 on Tuesday.
The iRiver ON is powered by Valencell\’s PerformTek Precision Biometrics, a licensable senor technology, and will be able to accurately monitor physiological data such as heart rate, distance, speed, cadence, aerobic fitness level and calories burned in real time. iRiver will also launch its own complementary fitness application in conjunction with the product.
The iRiver ON will be available for sale through sporting goods retailers, consumer electronics retailers, online outlets and other channels by March 2013. The retail price is unknown at the time of this writing, but a press release from the companies noted a price be established next month.