The new device is slimmer, water-proof, has an always-on display and a one-year battery life; it is available for $79.99.
If Fitbit can do it, so can Garmin; the wearable packs contactless payments and support for third-party apps.
The device is waterproof and includes such high-end fitness monitoring tools as VO2 max and fitness age, along with wellness monitoring with all-day stress tracking.
Garmin wearables can now integrate with Tactio apps, enabling data collection without mandating third-party accounts.
One of the apps for Connect IQ is UBER ETA which shows the estimated time of the driver's arrival and other information directly on the Garmin wearable.
MTN will offer a number of Garmin products, including vivoFit3, vivoMove, vivoActive, Fenix3, and vivoSmart through select distribution outlets.
Available to Strava Premium members with iOS and Android devices, the feature enables riders to send location updates to their safety contacts.
Some of the running features that were enabled with the new wearable are personal records, virtual pacer, Auto Pause, Auto Lap and walk/run mode.
The device is available in several models: vívomove sport, vívomove classic, and the more upscale vívomove premium with leather straps and full steel body.
Berkshire Medical Center will pilot Garmin vívofit wearable devices and Index Smart Scale integrated with Allscripts' FollowMyHealth and CareInMotion platform.