Today sees the release of an important update to the ithlete app, from this afternoon iOS (Apple) users can update to ithlete v2.3. Key features of the update include:
iPhone 5 Screen optimisation
The ithlete app is now a better fit for our iPhone 5 users! The layout is exactly what you are used to but with slight adjustments to make the most of the screen size
Select your sensor
As we continue to deliver a wider range of heart rate variability capable sensors we have made it easier to select your preferred sensor. The first time you open ithlete v2.3 you will be prompted to choose your sensor, the app will then remember this selection for future use.
If at any stage you wish to upgrade your sensor you can change the selection from the in app edit screen.
You will probably notice from the new ‘Select your sensor’ screen that we have a new product coming soon; the ithlete Finger Sensor. To be released later this year we are delighted to announce this revolutionary heart rate variability sensor…full details here!
Improved performance with the ithlete Team App
This release brings a number of minor updates which will improve the all-round experience for those using the ithlete Team App.
Training load (if entered) will now automatically be uploaded and displayed in both the dashboard and individual charts. This is particularly useful when monitoring response to training and managing a taper!
We’ve added the ability to log in/out of your team account – those who have accidently deleted a player will know how valuable this is!
Finally there is a fix to the minor bug which has caused a couple of readings to be incorrectly displayed as ‘0’ in the Team App.
Brilliant finally getting the app to fit the iphone 5 screen but how come the icon still installs as a fuzzy old icon rather than the retina icon that is in the app store?
Are you finding the finger sensor gives the same exact readings as the heart rate strap or is one slightly more accurate than the other?
Whilst ECG will always remain the ‘gold standard’ for HRV measurement the finger sensor has been thoroughly tested on a wide variety of people and we are confident the readings given are accurate! When measuring with a chest strap (on one handset) and with the finger sensor (on another device) at the same time the ithlete number produced is the same.
Good to know! Thanks.
When is the finger sensor coming out? I am waiting eagerly!
Whilst we’ve not a definitive release date for you I can say it will be out in time for Christmas! As soon as we have a date it will be announced on our social media channels so stay tuned for news.
Sorry not to be more specific at this stage,