LONG BEACH, CA, Dec 21, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Human Touch, the U.S. market leader of innovative massage chairs, Perfect Chair Recliners, and other wellness solutions, invites Apple iDevice users to feel better everywhere this holiday season with its HT-Connect and Wellness ShakeUp apps. Both apps are available for free download on Apple iTunes.

HT-Connect is a wellness and massage app that wirelessly interfaces with Human Touch’s state-of-the-art AcuTouch 9500, the world’s first massage chair to deliver a completely personalized wellness experience, wirelessly via Bluetooth, at the convenience of any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Featuring expert wellness tips from Human Touch Wellness Council members, customized massage programs and more, Apple iDevice users can download HT-Connect, then head to their local participating Human Touch retailer to enjoy a relaxing massage and wellness experience in the state-of-the-art AcuTouch 9500. 

iDevice users can also download Human Touch’s Wellness ShakeUp to live and feel better this holiday season. At the shake of any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, the Wellness ShakeUp app offers helpful health and wellness tips from Human Touch Wellness Council experts as well as a snapshot of the AcuTouch 9500 massage chair featuring HT-Connect.

More about the AcuTouch 9500

The AcuTouch(R) 9500 reinvents personal wellness and the way massage chair users control and customize their wellness routine. Its multitude of features includes:

  • Limitless customization options available with HT-Connect: Users will be able to download the HT-Connect app to customize their AcuTouch(R) 9500 massage chair, wirelessly, based on their own personal wellness needs. HT-Connect remembers each individual’s favorite settings for them, even according to time of day.
  • Instant access to wellness tips and expertise from the Human Touch Wellness Council:Through HT-Connect, users will enjoy regular health and lifestyle tips, as well as expert-designed massage programs from Human Touch Wellness Council members, comprising professional chiropractors, doctors of naturopathy, professional athletes and more.

The AcuTouch(R) 9500 featuring HT-Connect(R) offers more than 16 customized, auto-massage programs; Espresso Shots (five-minute, targeted-relief massage programs selected by pointing to the user’s trouble spots on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch screen; AcuPoint detection (scans the entire length of the back mapping key pressure points to target during your customized massage); Massage Comfort Control, (customizes the massage intensity and can also be used in non-massage mode to create a more comfortable and relaxing seating experience); Air-Pulse seat system; and that’s just the beginning of what this state-of-the-art massage chair can do.

The AcuTouch 9500 is available for sale at participating U.S. retailers and online at www.humantouch.com.

About Human Touch

In pushing the boundaries of its traditional massage chairs and wellness products through advanced proprietary technology and innovation, Human Touch is focused on infusing health and wellness into everyday lives through high-quality, design-oriented and award-winning massage chairs, Zero-Gravity Perfect Chair Recliners and other wellness products and solutions. Human Touch has been making people feel better for more than 30 years by developing state-of-the-art massage and wellness products, as well as by providing valuable consumer education about the substantial health and wellness benefits of regular massage therapy, relaxation and proper posture. Human Touch products are available at back care specialty stores, fine furniture stores across the country, through international retailers and distributors in more than 40 countries, as well as online at www.humantouch.com.