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Sophia Jumps Ropes

By Gloria T. Delamar - Children's Counting-Out Rhymes, Fingerplays, Jump-Rope and Bounce (2006-09-12) [Paperback]

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  • The handles have a small screen on them that shows how many jumps you have made while you exercise. Together the smart handles and app track calories burned jumps, and steps. The metrics are compatible with iOS Health and GoogleFit. Power for the handle comes from an internal battery that charges via a micro USB port on the handle. The battery is good for a month of use per charge. The project is on Kickstarter seeking €28,500 and has raised €4,784 so far with 255 days to go. It will cost you €39 or more to get your own Sophia smart jump rope by May 2015.

    The Sophia jump rope weighs only 164 grams and can easily fit into any bag. It has a one month battery life. The companion app works with iOS Health and GoogleFit and can complement fitness data from these platforms.

  • The Sophia jump rope weighs only 164 grams and can easily fit into any bag. It has a one month battery life. The companion app works with iOS Health and GoogleFit and can complement fitness data from these platforms.

    The Sophia jump rope connects with an app running on Android or iOS devices via Bluetooth. The handles hold all the hardware and it looks as if the rope can be replaced if needed. The grips are covered in leather and are designed to be comfortable for use while jumping.

  • The Sophia jump rope weighs only 164 grams and can easily fit into any bag. It has a one month battery life. The companion app works with iOS Health and GoogleFit and can complement fitness data from these platforms.

Meet Sophia: a smart jump rope that helps you become more active

Although leagues on the professional and collegiate levels could benefit immensely from an innovation like this, the biggest advantage of using this device would lie with the youth. Employing the Sophia jump rope to younger demographics could promote more positive and fun competition, allowing for their sound social development and even more importantly, physiological health. The Sophia jump rope could not only improve the physical health of any individual using it but with more awareness and the subsequent momentum, it could have a more massive effect and change the culture as a whole.