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PIQ story ended !

Postby a99 » Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:28 pm

Just received such official email from PIQ for all users:

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Dear PIQ community,

We regret to inform you that after 6 exciting years, the PIQ adventure has ended on March 23rd, 2021.

During all these years, we hope that you were able to progress in our target sports which were Skiing, Golf, Tennis, Kite and Boxing. You have shared with us your progress, your challenges, your joys of measuring your performance, and this has been a great comfort to us.

The cessation of sport during a good part 2020 because of Covid -19 has been a real blow to our ressources and we have to say goodbye with much regret.

We thank you very much for your support and your confidence during all these years.

Stay Safe

The PIQ Team

To be practical, it means that:

the sport applications will no longer be available for download on the store starting March 29th (minus time needed from Store(s) to update the status)
you will no longer receive leaderboard e-mails starting March 29th
you will not be able to log into the application anymore in a couple of weeks
servers will be completely shut down in a couple of weeks
Our great support team had to say goodbye too and will not be available to answer.
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Re: PIQ story ended !

Postby Toby » Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:36 pm

One of many companies dying in the future...sad to hear.

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Re: PIQ story ended !

Postby Leon van Bergen » Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:30 pm

Wow, thats bad news for the dedicated users..
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Re: PIQ story ended !

Postby a99 » Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:43 pm

Very sad and unexpected ending of really good company :( of course woo are very happy regarding it.

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Re: PIQ story ended !

Postby BenBen » Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:04 pm

I wonder why Covid is ruining their business (isnt Duotone part of the Piq family?).But thats the downside, if you use a hardware sensor only working with the company servers. You got a piece of plastic waste when the company calls it quits. Woo is the only player left. And the apps using smartphone sensors.

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Re: PIQ story ended !

Postby Pemba » Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:51 am

I appreciate it that they inform people in advance. That was different with Xensr..

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Re: PIQ story ended !

Postby Peter_Frank » Sat Mar 27, 2021 9:18 am

I assume you can extract data from it, without being online or logget in, so it is still usable?

8) Peter

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Re: PIQ story ended !

Postby haiku » Sat Mar 27, 2021 10:37 am

Peter_Frank wrote:
Sat Mar 27, 2021 9:18 am
I assume you can extract data from it, without being online or logget in, so it is still usable?

8) Peter
I don't think so, the server is going to be shut down and the App no longer usable.

Cheers

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Re: PIQ story ended !

Postby a99 » Sat Mar 27, 2021 10:50 am

haiku wrote:
Sat Mar 27, 2021 10:37 am
Peter_Frank wrote:
Sat Mar 27, 2021 9:18 am
I assume you can extract data from it, without being online or logget in, so it is still usable?
8) Peter
I don't think so, the server is going to be shut down and the App no longer usable.
If it is installed on your phone i think it must work, still of course you will not see leaderboard.
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Re: PIQ story ended !

Postby KVL » Sat Mar 27, 2021 11:17 am

Make it open source and let some dedicated people run it as a hobby for the community!
They discard it anyway.

Maybe it will wake it up from the dead - maybe even with new functionality.

I wonder if people get a refund if their device is still under warranty.


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