Movea’s fitness band reference design aims for absolute accuracy above all else

In the competitive world of fitness trackers, the focus is often on new features or motivational tricks — even if the legitimacy of the basic data being collected remains a bit of a mystery. Movea, a company that specializes in motion-tracking software and firmware, has partnered up with Texas Instruments and design firm Xm-Squared to address that issue by creating a reference design for what it claims is the “world’s most accurate” fitness wristband: the G-series.

Like a Fitbit display paired with a FuelBand

The stylish device looks like someone paired a Fitbit display with a Nike+ FuelBand, but design isn’t the only story. The G-series performs the usual tracking of steps, calories, and distance traveled that one would expect, but…

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