Technology http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/21301/more en Turn Member Data into More Revenue for Your Health Club http://clubindustry.com/technology/turn-member-data-more-revenue-your-health-club <div class="node-body article-body">New technologies and integrated platforms have made it easier than ever for health clubs to collect detailed member data and use it to generate revenue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/technology/turn-member-data-more-revenue-your-health-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/technology/turn-member-data-more-revenue-your-health-club#comments Software Technology Freemium Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:14:00 +0000 30751 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Though fitness data can be valuable to the club operator, the laws regarding privacy of health and fitness information remain a gray area. <em>Photo by Thinkstock</em>.</p> Asset Management Systems Help Club Operators with Buying Decisions, Maintenance http://clubindustry.com/technology/asset-management-systems-help-club-operators-buying-decisions-maintenance <div class="node-body article-body">Automated asset management systems use Wi-Fi connectivity to track and automate maintenance and repair processes, keep detailed service records and reduce equipment failure liability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/technology/asset-management-systems-help-club-operators-buying-decisions-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/technology/asset-management-systems-help-club-operators-buying-decisions-maintenance#comments Equipment Technology Freemium Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:24:00 +0000 30051 at http://clubindustry.com <p>One manufacturer uses its asset management system to drive accountability through its own organization by tracking customer service performance and reacting to systemic issues before they become bigger problems. <em>Photo by Thinkstock</em>.</p> Differentiate Your Fitness Facility in the Cloud http://clubindustry.com/technology/differentiate-your-fitness-facility-cloud <div class="field-byline"> CSI </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hundreds of thousands of companies operate daily in the cloud, deploy cloud applications or use the cloud for storage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/technology/differentiate-your-fitness-facility-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/technology/differentiate-your-fitness-facility-cloud#comments Software Technology Freemium Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:00:00 +0000 29551 at http://clubindustry.com For Tracking System Technology to Grow, Some Advocate for Standardization http://clubindustry.com/equipment/tracking-system-technology-grow-some-advocate-standardization <div class="field-byline"> Amber Maechler, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The popularity of fitness wearables, watches and apps is shining a spotlight on the lack of technology standards among fitness equipment manufacturers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/equipment/tracking-system-technology-grow-some-advocate-standardization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/equipment/tracking-system-technology-grow-some-advocate-standardization#comments Equipment Freemium Thu, 15 May 2014 14:38:00 +0000 28791 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The growth of wearable tracking devices has led some fitness professionals to advocate for standardization of tracking systems on equipment.<em> Photo by Pamela Kufahl.</em></p> How Wearable Devices Can Fit Inside Your Health Club http://clubindustry.com/equipment/how-wearable-devices-can-fit-inside-your-health-club <div class="field-byline"> Amber Maechler, health and fitness correspondent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though wearable fitness trackers can be found attached to the bodies of health club members around the world, most club operators have yet to leverage this technology to their benefit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/equipment/how-wearable-devices-can-fit-inside-your-health-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/equipment/how-wearable-devices-can-fit-inside-your-health-club#comments Equipment Freemium Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:32:00 +0000 28041 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Fitbit, a brand of wearable movement trackers, has had a partnership with Life Time Fitness since 2012. Anytime Fitness began testing Fitbit in March. <em>Photo by Pamela Kufahl.</em></p> Who is ASF Payment Solutions? http://clubindustry.com/technology/who-asf-payment-solutions <div class="node-body video-body">An ASF Payment Solutions customers shares their story.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/technology/who-asf-payment-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/technology/who-asf-payment-solutions#comments Technology Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:34:00 +0000 28771 at http://clubindustry.com Who Is CSI Software? http://clubindustry.com/technology/who-csi-software <div class="node-body video-body">CSI Software executives share some of the new services and offerings from the company. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/technology/who-csi-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/technology/who-csi-software#comments Technology Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:34:00 +0000 27971 at http://clubindustry.com Fitness Tracking Device Causing a Rash of Incidents http://clubindustry.com/blog/fitness-tracking-device-causing-rash-incidents <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Fitbit, which manufactures fitness tracker wristbands, is allegedly leaving a mark on the wearable technology industry it probably wishes it could erase.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/fitness-tracking-device-causing-rash-incidents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/fitness-tracking-device-causing-rash-incidents#comments Technology news Behind the Scenes Wed, 22 Jan 2014 12:12:00 +0000 25231 at http://clubindustry.com The Fitness Industry Shows Off at CES http://clubindustry.com/blog/fitness-industry-shows-ces <div class="node-body blog-body">If you needed proof that the fitness industry has become more technologically savvy, you don't need to look further than this week’s International CES show in Las Vegas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/fitness-industry-shows-ces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/fitness-industry-shows-ces#comments Technology news Behind the Scenes Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:17:00 +0000 24791 at http://clubindustry.com Technology Council Releases Health Club Survey http://clubindustry.com/technology/technology-council-releases-health-club-survey <div class="node-body article-body">The Fitness Industry Technology Council (FIT-C) released its 2014 U.S. Health Club Technology Survey Report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/technology/technology-council-releases-health-club-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/technology/technology-council-releases-health-club-survey#comments For-profits Technology Tue, 07 Jan 2014 22:49:00 +0000 24721 at http://clubindustry.com <p>According to a new survey, 60 percent of health clubs have a mobile-configured website, and 31 percent have a mobile app. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p>