Escali today announced that users of the Escali SmartConnect Kitchen and Body Scales can now update their health information, such as body weight and meal logs, to the UP by Jawbone wristband tracker system.
According to Escali, the SmartConnect Kitchen Scale will improve the accuracy of nutrition information stored in the UP application by calculating nutrition information from weight measurements of foods, instead of relying on estimates of portion size.
“Rather than guessing if the banana you had for breakfast was small, medium or large; you’ll now know exactly how much banana you’ve consumed by weight,” Theo Prins, president of Escali said. “This will give you the most accurate idea of how many calories or carbs you’ve consumed.”
The Escali SmartConnect integration will also automatically send body weight measurements gathered by the SmartConnect Body Scale to the UP app for trend comparison and analysis, the company said.
“Escali’s SmartConnect products are designed to give users easy access to information about their diet and body to help them make healthy decisions. Part of that equation is letting users share their data with their favorite applications,” Prins added. “We’re not looking to be the next MyFitnessPal or compete with Apple’s recently announced HealthKit. Rather, we’d like Escali SmartConnect to compliment those applications.”
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