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Bioniq Health Compares Features And The Quality Of Health Trackers

Health trackers, from pedometers to smart scales, are flooding the market and there’s no place to conveniently compare all the different competitors. BioniqHealth.com is a new website to compare the features and quality of all varieties of health trackers. In the future, Bioniq hopes to give …

One Trillion Sensors Embedded in Humans and Machines by 2020

According to scientists, humanity has begun its next major shift: we are now entering the “Hybrid Age”. Across the entire range of scientific and …

A closer look at Intel's smart earbuds, which match songs to your heart rate

OK, it's not as groundbreaking as that internet-connected baby onesie, but Intel's smart earbud concept is still one of the neater items you'll find inside the company's CES booth. In brief, it's a pair of headphones with sensors inside the earpiece that can monitor your heart rate. The headphones …

Lumo BodyTech Introduces The Lift: A Small, Stylish Wearable For Better Posture

Palo Alto-based Lumo BodyTech is revealing its second product today, the Lumo Lift. The Lift, like its original Lumo Back, is a device designed to enhance a user’s posture, but with a radically different take. The Lift is small and stylish, and is designed to be placed unobtrusively on the collar …

Run from Zombies with the Race Yourself Google Glass App

Fitness apps seem like a perfect fit for Google Glass, given that the head-mounted computer is devoid of wires and requires a minimal amount of input from your digits.<p>Race Yourself is a promising piece of Glassware that, using augmented reality, gives you an avatar to compete against in the real …

Thalmic’s Myo gesture-control bracelet makes using Kinect look like drunk charades

Gesture controls are clearly the next step toward the futuristic computing interfaces of tomorrow, but in their current state, they’re a bit lacking. …

Owlet Infant Health Tracker Takes The Wearable Revolution Into The Crib

No one is more concerned with health than the mother of an infant, and with the rising availability of wrist-worn fitness tracking devices, it only makes sense that a baby-sized health tracker would pop up.<p>Meet Owlet, one of our hardware battlefield companies.<p>Owlet is an ankle-worn health tracking …

LifeTrak's new watch combines smartwatch, fitness tracker and ECG machine

Would you like an early clue as to the dominant trend of CES 2014? It's wearables, and, erm, more wearables. Another watch that's hoping to earn a space on your wrist is the LifeTrak Zone R415, which grabs a little of everything from the technology buffet with the aim of being all things to all …

Intel's new smart earbuds can read your heart

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich unveiled the chipmaker's new wearable prototypes at yesterday's keynote address. Among the reference designs was a pair of smart earbuds with biometric capabilities, designed to track the user's run, record burned calories, and read their heart rate. Intel is showing off …

Slideshow: Health devices launched at CES 2014

CES is upon us again. <b>According to the Boston Globe</b>, the Las Vegas consumer electronics show is dedicating 40 percent more floor space to digital …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

'Smart' toothbrush grades your brushing habits

If you're tired of nagging your kids (or another member of your household) to brush their teeth, you have a new ally.<p>A French company has introduced what they're calling the world's first connected electric toothbrush, which syncs wirelessly with a smartphone to track brushing habits, announce …

iRhythm's Zio patch outshines Holter monitor in Scripps AF study

A new study from the Scripps Translational Science Institute, <b>published in the American Journal of Medicine</b>, shows that iRhythm's Zio patch, a …

The best fitness trackers

The line between fitness trackers and smartwatches continues to blur, as more companies introduce full-featured wearables dedicated to both health …