Myotest delivers next generation smart running features for
smartphones & smartwatches
SION, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Myotest SA, leading licensor of biomechanics and smart coaching
solutions, announced today the first software libraries designed for
smartphones & smartwatches to help recreational runners to run better.
These libraries collect and calculate key biomechanical running metrics
in real-time and provide meaningful feedback to runners including ways
to improve their running technique and to run more efficiently and more
“Myotest has over a decade of experience in coaching world-class
athletes based on the measure and analysis of their biomechanics,” said
Myotest CEO Christophe Ramstein. “We then created software libraries to
provide similar advanced coaching features to recreational runners
directly from their smartwatches. These libraries are intended for
wearable vendors and App developers in sport & health, to create new
business opportunities with technology validated by years of practice.”
Myotest Integrated Library ® (MIL®) delivers in real-time the
foundational running biomechanical data such as cadence, step length,
ground contact time, vertical oscillation, symmetry, stiffness,
regularity and power from almost any type of wearable, including smartwatches
at the wrist, with no need for extra accessories or custom
equipment. MIL’s achieves an average accuracy of over 95% regardless of
where this data is being measured, be it wrist, upper arm or chest.
Myotest Application Library ® (MAL®) interprets the biomechanical
data from the MIL and gives runners useful and comprehensive features to
run better and safer. Amongst others, MAL® provides feedback on the
runner’s technique after each workout, advises on drills and ways to
improve and provides real time guidance by advising on speed, cadence
and step length to achieve efficiently and safely a target distance in a
Myotest Libraries, MIL® & MAL® are available for licensing to device
OEMs and App developers.
Myotest believes that sports – running in particular – should remain
accessible, simple and safe. Myotest delivers smart software and
services for wearable devices to help athletes achieve their goals
confidently, improve their efficiency, and reduce the risk of injury.
Wearable device manufacturers and app developers license Myotest
software and services for their next-generation products. Founded in
2004, the company is a pioneer in the capture, analysis and
interpretation of biomechanical metrics, evaluated by over 20,000
professionals in sports and health. The Myotest patent portfolio
includes more than 50 issued and pending patents. Learn more at www.myotest.com.
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