Since then other biometric shirts have popped up, including ones that use micro-EMG sensors to measure muscle effort Ralph Lauren Polo , made by a Redwood City-based company called Athos. (Earlier this year I reviewed a pair of Athos pants, as did The Verge's Ben Popper.) OmSignal, the company that partnered with Ralph Lauren for the PoloTech Shirt, sells its connected compression shirts separately — although both the PoloTech shirts and OmSignal's Ralph Lauren Hats own shirts are only available for men.
But David Lauren, executive vice president for advertising, marketing, and communications at Ralph Lauren Ralph Lauren Scarves , said in an interview that women's smart shirts are on the way. The company is working on making more casual connected apparel — such a polo shirt that could be worn all day, not just during exercise. And Lauren said a smart suit was not out of the realm of possibilities Ralph Lauren Short Sleeved T-Shirts . (I just cannot even, with this level of Bluetooth-connected Americana.)
As you might expect, there's a Ralph Lauren mobile app that syncs data from the PoloTech shirt Ralph Lauren Shoes . It's iOS-only at launch and currently doesn't integrate with other third-party fitness applications.
Still, the aim with the app is to offer real-time analysis and workout suggestions based on the biometrics you're showing Ralph Lauren Jackets & Outerwear , which means Ralph Lauren is at least aware of one key problem with connected health and fitness devices: there are many that can track what you do, but not as many that tell you what to do next.