Fitbit Fitness Tracking
Fitbit Inc. is an American company based in San Francisco, California. It was founded by James Park and Eric Friedman. According to the company’s website, their mission is to inspire people to live healthier and active lives. Their well-known products carry the same name as the company which produce a range of exercise and activity trackers. The products, that are worn on the user's wrists or clothing, collects and measures data including the quality and pattern of sleep, the intensity of exercises, and other personal metrics.
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Noted by many as producing some of the best fitness trackers on the market.
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