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January 10, 2018

Floyd Mayweather Unveils Boxing Fitness Virtual Reality (VR) Experience

Mark Metry Founder VU Dream

Mark Metry, Founder of VU Dream

To the billions of you that are not at CES, VU Dream has you covered with the latest and greatest news!
 
CES is bringing new sectors into the world of virtual reality. VR fitness is a rapidly growing field, enticing startups, and individuals around the world. Surprisingly, Floyd Mayweather is unveiling the future of VR fitness at CES.
Available only at Mayweather Boxing & Fitness tech-enabled gym locations. VR experience features Floyd virtually coaching users through rigorous workout routines.
 
Mayweather Boxing + Fitness gyms offer group boxing and functional training workout classes for all levels of fitness, with the VR sessions available as supplemental one-on-one coaching. The flagship location, located on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, will open on January 27, 2018.
 
The Mayweather Boxing + Fitness Virtual Reality program provides high-intensity cardio & skill-based workouts. Spanning a 12-week program, the VR experience takes users through a series of workouts. Utilizing progression system for more challenge over time, as skill and fitness levels increase. The VR headset device and hand controls track speed, punch intensity and calories burned.
 
According to a news release, the flagship gym location will open this fall in southern California with plans for 500 brick-and-mortar gyms within the next five years.
“Boxing gave me a platform to become a world-class athlete, and I’m using those skills to build a global fitness platform that will help people to train better and smarter. I’ve seen how the fitness industry has evolved; and now we’re taking it to the next level, not only by incorporating the workouts that I used throughout my career, but also by investing in cutting-edge technology and making that a core part of our offering.” 
– Floyd Mayweather
Floyd will join Mayweather Boxing + Fitness CEO, James Williams, at a private press event from 4:00pm-6:00pm PST, at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, to demo the VR technology, speak with media and challenge invited attendees to put their skills to the test.
 
“The fitness industry is evolving quickly, and consumers are increasingly demanding more effective ways to train, many of which incorporate new forms of technology. With our flagship gym location set to open this month, we’re creating a one-of-a-kind fitness experience that combines the most effective programming in the industry with fully immersive tech experiences – all tailored to the everyday fitness consumer.” 
– James Williams
Emblematic of Floyd’s passion for family, fitness and community, his new global business venture is grounded in the philosophy that everyone should have access to, and benefit from, elite fitness resources. Through a unique and scalable business model with an enticing affiliate structure, Mayweather Boxing + Fitness will be in neighborhoods all over the world – including traditionally underserved communities – offering fitness programs for anyone looking to train more effectively. In addition, Mayweather Boxing + Fitness offers a community giveback program called “Gloves Over Guns,” which will provide free mentoring and fitness training to inner-city youth.
 
In addition to the brick and mortar gyms and the VR program, Mayweather Boxing + Fitness will launch a mobile app – also featuring Floyd – which provides in-home workouts, heart rate measurement and tracking, community engagement, and class bookings for Mayweather Boxing + Fitness gyms.
Yinscorp Count Projector AR CES 2018

Count AR Projector Features:

  • Eye-friendly display — Through mirroring the display of a smartphone, Count expands the display size and reduces the blue light exposure to lessen eye strain.
  • Collaboration — A big projected desktop area and the Count’s applications bring people together by allowing two users to access the platform simultaneously.
  • Versatility — The multi-function platform turns a desktop into an efficient workspace: the user can, among other things, make video/voice calls, play music/videos, play AR card games and learn how to draw.
  • Flexibility – The pico-projector is rotatable and detachable, enabling multiple-angle projection. The maximum projection size is 120 inches diagonally.
  • Interactive inspiration — With an interactive desktop and spatial augmented reality technology, Count can motivate and inspire users to learn more through entertainment.
 
Count will cost around $499, which is far less than comparable competitor products with similar technology and features.
 
The company will launch a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter in March 2018 to bring its product to market

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