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10/25/13 10:51 P

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The Spark Activity Tracker uses a 3-axis accelerometer to measure your patterns of motion. This allows the tracker to determine your total steps, activity time and speed, which is then used to calculate distance and calories burned.

The Spark will track the following activities and automatically sync them to your online Fitness Tracker:
Walking
Running
Elliptical
Indoor Biking
All-Day Activities like running up the stairs, walking through the grocery store and playing tag with your kids

Since the Spark can determine the different types of activities you are doing, it will display your time, distance, and calories burned based on your personal profile. Movement such has yard work will likely come up as a "general workout" and then you will need to reclassify it to get a more accurate reading.

Hope that helps. You can find more FAQ's here that might also help. www.sparkactivitytracker.com/spark-activit
y-tracker-details.asp


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10/25/13 4:40 P

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How does this device know if you have an active job or a sedentary job that is a baseline of normal activity for someone? If someone has an active job that they work 5 days a week that the body is used to is the activity it records really accurate? How sensitive is this to movement? I have a pedometer set on the lowest sensitivity but I still find that it records more steps than I actually take and also does not work well if I am wearing slippers, like when I clean my house. How does this device record yard work or gardening activity? Or heavy cleaning?

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