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Why “Amit Singhal” brain behind “Google’s Ranking Algorithm” now wants to work with a fitness startup

Amit Singhal is the one who designed Google’s Ranking Algorithm. After serving around 15 years in Google he will be part of GOQii Board of Directors adding human element and AI touch to the fitness band.

Technological development into fitness or health will bring the next revolution. It would take seconds to find out what is going in our body. Fitness bands are the best example today. In the coming time it won’t be necessary to visit a doctor for small needs like heart rate check or blood pressure. A fitness band can predict it. There are already Portable kits to find out sugar levels.

More with time such technical changes and development will entirely put a smart fitness associate on your wrist. Something similar to GOQii band, it is a fitness tracker. The startup raised overall $13.4 million in 5 rounds from 6 investors. Founded by Mr. Vishal Gondal, the startup aims to bring personal trainer service through smart wearable products. Mr.Amit Singhal will be joining the board of director to add a human element on the service.

Being a long time executive of Google, his expertise contribution can transform the way today we use fitness bands. The startup is ready to add new features. One among it is the web-based portal. All information associated with the band is accessible via a web portal. Mr.Amit Singhal role might involve in making the product more accurate in terms of predicting the fitness status. There will be involvement of Artificial Intelligence in it.

At Startup-buzz we believe that this product would be the next big thing in the fitness area. Many fitness tracker today works on a traditional formula. They predict the current condition less statically. GOQii will be powered by a web tech portal + Artificial Intelligence analysis. This will not only provide accurate information, but push people about the benefits of fitness. We can in future get an automated routine set on the basis of your lifestyle.

Takeaways:

  • Amit Singhal will be joining GOQii and will play a key role in adding the human element for product improvisation.
  • GOQii is a fitness startup founded by Mr. Vishal Gondal that has overall raised $13.4 million in past 5 rounds.
  • GOQii has a limited free usage and subscription based model. It is active right now in India and plans to expand globally.
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