updated 04:25 pm EDT, Tue June 13, 2006
Nike+iPod Kit at Apple
Apple is now taking orders for its Nike+iPod Sport Kit, which was introduced late last month. The device integrates a wireless sensor placed in a Nike+ shoe and a receiver attached to an iPod nano to provide data transmission on time, distance, pace, and calories burned as well as optional realtime spoken feedback at specific milestons. The data is displayed on the Nano screen and stored for later retreival and to a PC. "Transform your iPod nano into a personal workout coach with the Nike + iPod Sport Kit. This wireless sensor and receiver combination works exclusively with your Nike+ shoes and iPod nano to give you real-time feedback during workouts and let you track your performance on your Mac or PC," the company's site reads. It is expected to ship in 4-5 weeks for $30.