Vibration-based exercise app lets users run through virtual cities

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Over recent months we’ve seen numerous apps and devices designed to motivate users into physical activity using games and rewards. Now in the US, Virtual Active and BitGym have teamed up to create a free iOS app that enables users to virtually travel through iconic locations around the world while on the treadmill or exercise bike. Users can choose either a basic or guided workout on the app, which will then begin to play video footage of journeys through famous cities and landscapes, shot from a first person point of view. Then, by placing the iOS device on an exercise…

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