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Nike+ FuelBand Activity Tracker, 2012

This is a Activity Tracker. It was designed by Astro Studios, Synapse and R/GA and manufactured by Nike and engineered by Whipsaw, Inc.. It is dated 2012 and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is thermoplastic elastomers, polypropylene, magnesium, stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

The Nike+ FuelBand, a wrist-worn activity tracker, is part of a larger wearable technology movement tied to the concept of the quantified self. At the time of its release, a metric system of fuel points offered a new way to tally fitness. The associated online platform integrated social media and included a leaderboard to motivate users. The release of the FuelBand was representative of Nike’s expansion from apparel to technology and data services.

This object was donated by Robert Greenberg. It is credited Gift of Robert M. Greenberg.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 1.5 × 8.5 cm (9/16 × 3 3/8 in.)

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Nike+ FuelBand Activity Tracker, 2012; Designed by Astro Studios, Synapse and R/GA; thermoplastic elastomers, polypropylene, magnesium, stainless steel; H x diam.: 1.5 × 8.5 cm (9/16 × 3 3/8 in.); Gift of Robert M. Greenberg; 2017-51-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Bob Greenberg Selects.

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