FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
CASIO’S NEW FITNESS WATCH IS OFF TO A RUNNING START
OmniSync STB1000 Offers Triple Threat - Bluetooth Low Energy 4.0, Music Player Operation and Connectivity to Popular Mobile Fitness Apps
DOVER, NEW JERSEY, APRIL 2, 2014 — Casio America, Inc. is proud to officially announce the availability of the OmniSync STB1000, a new sports watch that seamlessly connects with users’ smartphones to enable music player operation and the ability to check personal fitness data from popular mobile apps such as Abvio’s Runmeter, Walkmeter and Cyclemeter and Wahoo Fitness. The Casio OmniSync STB1000 is available beginning today from www.shopCasio.com and Amazon.com for and MSRP of $99.95.
“Since 2011, Casio has provided consumers with Bluetooth-enabled timepieces that help them stay connected and this innovation has opened the door to a number of smart possibilities,” said Shigenori Itoh, CEO of Casio America Inc. “The OmniSync STB1000 is a perfect example of smart functionality reimagined in a Casio timepiece. Consumers can track their fitness data using the app that best suits their workout, all while enjoying the time-keeping features and benefits that fans have come to expect from Casio over the years.”
The OmniSync STB1000is ideal for individuals interested in monitoring personal fitness data during a variety of activities like running, hiking and cycling. Casio’s OmniSync STB1000 can display running pace and distance, elapsed time, pulse cycling speed, pedal rotations, and can record up to 120 lap times all without an iPhone. By leveraging Bluetooth® v4.0 with low energy wireless technology, it also offers individuals the ability to sync to their Apple iPhones with iOS7 or higher to log their personal fitness data into the mobile app that suits their workout best. For example, consumers can simultaneously display three types of measurement data on a single screen and automatically switch among multiple screens. In addition to tracking fitness data, users can connect their OmniSync STB1000 to their smartphone to operate their music library. Users can easily play or stop songs using the watch buttons, while also adjusting the volume or advancing a track without having to touch their actual device.
In addition to its fitness features, Casio’s OmniSync STB1000 offers the following:
- Vibration alerts
- 100M Water Resistance
- World Time (35TZ / 100 Cities)
- Auto LED Backlight (High Brightness)
- Full auto-calendar
- 5 Daily Alarms + 1 SNZ
- 1/100th Second Stopwatch (1,000HR)
- Countdown Timer (24HR)
- Battery Life Up to 2 Years
- 12/24 Hour Formats
For additional information on the OmniSync STB1000, visit http://spg.casio.com/us/en/.
About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to realize its corporate creed of “creativity and contribution” through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com.