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LG Lifeband Touch wearable device
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LG Electronics has unveiled its Lifeband Touch, a wearable product that mark the company's first foray into fitness tech. Showcasing at the CES 2014 in Las Vegas, the product incorporate compatibility with other devices.

The device is designed to help users take control over their health. The Lifeband Touch can wirelessly link up with LG's another wearable device, the Heart Rate Earphones, creating a wearable ecosystem.

Connected to smartphones (Android and iOS supported), the devices can transmit data to LG Fitness app, or to a number of other third party apps such as MyFitnessPal, Runkeeper or MapMyFitness.

The Lifeband Touch features a touch OLED panel to display time, biometrics, incoming calls and music controls, the built-in 3-axis accelerometer and altimeter allows the device to accurately measure key performance indicators such as distance, speed, number of steps, calories consumed and projected pace. The device also offers wireless connectivity via Bluetooth to transmit data to a smartphone or receive data from third party devices such the Heart Rate Earphones.

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