So, What is an iPod Compatibile Cardio Machine?

Not to make light of Mr. Jobs health issues over the past year, but it looks like Apple is really aiming the new 5th generation iPod nano to become the iPod “health”. It retains the Nike+ shoe monitor feature from previous years and added a pedometer. And, AppleInsider says…

Nike plans iPod nano-compatible heart rate monitor

The base this claim on a PDF document found on itself that talks about “a Nike + iPod Compatible Remote or Heart Rate Monitor”. In fact, if you read Apple’s…

iPod nano Fitness

…web page, it directly states that: Connect your iPod nano to a Nike + iPod compatible cardio machine. Record your pace, time, and distance as you work out.

So, the question is: What is an iPod compatible cardio machine?

I’m really looking forward to getting one of these new nano’s to learn more about these new features.