Fitness Wearables: Standing out from the Crowd (Wearable Technology Europe 2015)

Mr Christian Kaar, CTO
Runtastic GmbH
Apr 28, 2015.


Europe 2015 Presentation - Runtastic GmbH*
Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Runtastic GmbH*

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Speaker Biography (Christian Kaar)

Christian is CTO and Co-Founder of Runtastic, a leading platform for sport and fitness users around the globe. Shortly after completing his Masters, he founded Runtastic with three of his classmates in October 2009. At Runtastic, Christian is responsible for the development of Runtastic Wearables and the Runtastic Apps, which have been downloaded more than 120 million times.

Company Profile (Runtastic GmbH)

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Founded in 2009, Runtastic has rapidly grown into an innovative suite of apps, products and services that track and manage health and fitness data to motivate individuals to get in shape, stay healthy and improve overall fitness.
With more than 120 million downloads worldwide and 60 million registered users on, Runtastic's mobile applications sync directly with proprietary hardware to track distance, speed, pace, time, heart rate, calorie consumption and route traveled (via maps) when running, biking or engaging in other exercise activities. The results can then be viewed directly within the app, via Runtastic GPS devices or on where users can view their online training log, get detailed data analysis and compare with others. Whether you are a novice or an athlete, Runtastic makes exercise easy and fun.
Runtastic is available on iPhone, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry. accommodates visitors in 12 languages and the flagship Runtastic app is available in 16 languages.
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