NIKE, Inc (NKE) declared the launch of the Nike+ Running app for Android, providing more runners with access to the world’s largest running club.
The Nike+ Running app for Android smoothly connect to NikePlus.com that keeps fitness lovers motivated by offering challenges, as well as a dynamic goal progress bar. Through this app runners can share, and compare their runs from anywhere, anytime.
It features a smooth, intuitive user interface— tailored and optimized for Android— that hosts a number of features to enhance the running experience. The in-run navigation is seamless and simple, allowing runners :
• To easily check key run stats,
• To See their in-progress GPS maps,
• Change songs,
• Audio feedback without missing a stride.
As stated by Stefan Olander, Vice President,Digital Sport. "The expansion of NIKE+ onto multiple mobile platforms will allow us to serve more runners than ever before. This opportunity will give even more athletes the chance to experience NIKE+, which makes this an incredibly exciting time for the Running community".
The app also makes sharing of Facebook or Twitter fun with run summary features. Runners can choose from a wide variety of terrain and emotions, as well as tag which shoe they ran in to track shoe total mileage. And for runners recording climate conditions, the app automatically knows the weather, based on GPS location. .
Initially unveiled in 2006, the NIKE+ community has grown approximately to up to 7 million runners. From the beginning NIKE+ has expanded into a multi-sport that includes Nike+ Basketball, Nike+ Training and recently unveiled Nike+ Kinect Training. Every level of athlete finds a variety of products, including a new range of colours in the Nike+ SportWatch GPS Powered by TomTom, as well as the Nike+ FuelBand, Nike+ Sportband, Nike+ Running apps, and iPod nano with NIKE+. Multi-sport users can visit the single-destination NikePlus.com to access all their data— including lifetime NikeFuel points accumulated from all NIKE+ devices— creating a globally connected community of sport.
Source : Techtree