The smart trainers enable to control the resistance by Virtual Training and enable to read the accurate current power. Therefore this kind of trainers is the most effective and realistic. Many of trainers enable to communicate via both ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart protocols, some support one protocol only. Please, check the documentation to your trainer what protocol is supported. Based on protocol and the platform you can check what all accessories you will need to connect trainer with Virtual Training.
Virtual Training calculates the virtual speed to be able to compare the results cross all users and trainers. Read more about how the virtual speed is calculated here.
Do you need to connect via Bluetooth Smart?
Do you need to connect via ANT+?
How to connect the trainer in App?
If you have all accessories / fulfil the hardware requirements, you can connect the trainer in App. See more for specific platform.
Do you want to know what the hardware minimum requirements to be able to use Virtual Training? Read more in system requirements.