Goqii is a new fitness band wearable startup from India founded by Vishal Gondal who sold his gaming company to Walt Disney for $100 million in 2011.
Goqii not only monitors the calories burnt, distance covered or sleep patterns of wearer, but connects to a live trainer to provide the human touch in workouts conducted via phone or video calls. Gondal recently tied up with Indian online retailer Snapdeal.com to sell six-monthly and yearly packages for $100 and $165, respectively. The plan is to hit the global market by the end of the year. heavyweights like Infosys and Tata Consultancy services is upping the stakes in the wearable gizmos market with a slew of startups from Bangalore to Chennai and Hyderabad innovating and looking towards world domination. tags: India startups brave the new world of wearables.
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