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Wearables roundup: New fitness trackers feature AI-enabled coaching

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Boltt is a new sports technology startup that wants to change the way athletes use wearables. Rather than just providing metrics like most fitness wearables, it wants to introduce usable guidance through artificial intelligence. In short, while the athletes focus on their training, an AI-enabled personal coach crunches the data and gives personalized instructions.

Boltt is working on this technology in partnership with Garmin. To come up with customized and informed advice, it will the athlete’s movements and classify them according to time, type and intensity.