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Practice in front of your TV during the pandemic ? A new feature on Samsung 2021 TVs, announced Wednesday before CES , aims to help. Attach an optional webcam to the TV and a The onscreen app will recognize that you are training, track your progress, and offer encouragement and coaching as you burn calories.
The supplement, which Samsung calls Smart Trainer , is part of the Samsung Health app which debuted on its televisions in 2020 , but this year alone it expands to offer guided personal training. It requires an optional webcam and Samsung has a data component list of recommended cameras, all from Logitech .
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The system uses an AI motion recognition algorithm in the TV to identifyr and analyze your movements, posture and form in front of the camera. Based on this information, the Smart Trainer guides the number of repetitions, the duration of the exercise, the estimated calories burned and the accuracy of the form in real time. At the end of the workout, it produces a graded workout summary.
I have tried the Smart Trainer in a first demo and, despite my personal lackNnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnHwHH1Y1 the he is of his fitness is is that he is working well. Once I launched the app, a small window popped up to show me on the screen, with an indicator showing where to stand. After taking a second to recognize me, the training began. I chose the jumping jacks and tried to keep pace with the on-screen trainer, who quickly blew me out of steam. When I delayed an on-screen message let me know, and gained cheers when I hit the right pace.
Your fearless author gets his ass kicked by the Smart Trainer. Drew Evans /
Demo workouts were performed by fitness guru Jillian Michaels, who Samsung says is the first of six personal trainers to provide workout content for its TVs.
Smart Trainer feature is available on Q70A 2021 and above TVs including Neo QLED models . The prices and availability of televisions will be anstated at a later date.
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