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Polar M600 is a sports-optimized smartwatch powered by Android Wear, Google’s smartwatch platform.
Polar M600 offers an open platform for app development and watch face design. As a developer, you have a chance to contribute to the Polar M600 experience with the unlimited possibilities of Android Wear.
These guidelines help our API partners to find basic principles using Polar’s brand assets.
"Secure, Simple, Everywhere". Bluetooth® Smart is a standardized, wireless communication technology that is optimized for low power consumption and based on open platform. It connects Polar devices and sensors to other devices. For consumers, it's a part of the Internet of Things, technology that makes the sensors, smart phones and smart watches speak to each other. For developers and manufacturers, it means new opportunities to offer consumers innovative and compatible sensors, apps and gym equipment that make their lives easier.
Polar is an active member of the non-profit Bluetooth® Special Interest Group, the Bluetooth SIG, and proud of making the world more connected. To ensure device compatibility, Polar uses Bluetooth profiles published by Bluetooth SIG. More information about Bluetooth profiles is available on the Bluetooth SIG website.
Fitness platforms collect fitness data from various sources, and the end users can share the data with apps of their choosing. Polar is integrating into two main fitness platforms: Google Fit and Apple HealthKit. With the user’s permission, developers can easily get access to the user’s basic training data from Flow compatible products. Google Fit and Apple HealthKit fitness platforms are optimized solutions for application developers wanting to integrate training data into their application.
Transferred data to Google Fit
Training and activity data can be transferred to Google Fit from Polar devices by connecting Polar Flow app for Android and Google Fit. Also Polar Beat app for Android can be connected directly with Google Fit.
From training sessions following data is transferred (from both Polar Flow app for Android and Polar Beat app for Android):
In addition, Polar Flow app for Android transfers following data as well:
Transferred data to Apple HealthKit
Training and activity data can be transferred to Apple HealthKit from Polar devices by connecting Polar Flow app for iOS and Apple HealthKit. Also Polar Beat app for iOS can be connected directly with Apple HealthKit.
From training sessions following data is transferred (from both Polar Flow app for iOS and Polar Beat app for iOS):
In addition, Polar Flow app for iOS transfers following data as well:
Polar M600 is an Android Wear smartwatch with a 1.3-inch square display. The Android Wear platform gives developers the familiar Android tools and API's for fast application development. Polar M600 comes with Polar’s proprietary optical heart rate measurement technology. Besides heart rate monitoring, Polar M600 includes fast and accurate GPS functionality, allowing users to see their speed, distance, and route during a workout. Polar M600 also has many built-in sensors (like accelerometer, gyro, steps and gravity to mention a few) which may be used by your app. In addition, Polar M600 is water-resistant and robust for heavy outdoor use.