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6 gadgets qui rendent le sport ludique. Five Best Fitness Tracking Appliances. I have one, and I can say it's epic as long as you pair it with a heart rate monitor.

Five Best Fitness Tracking Appliances

I paired mine with Garmin's heart rate monitor, but Polar should work too (any ANT+ fitness device will pair). The real bread and butter for the MotoACTV comes from tracking performance via heart rate. By 2017: 170M wearable wireless health and fitness devices. In five years the number of wearable wireless health and fitness devices will hit 169.5 million, according to a report from ABI Research.

By 2017: 170M wearable wireless health and fitness devices

That’s up from almost 21 million such devices last year. All your data are belong to us, again. Jeudi et vendredi, j'étais présent au Forum Netexplo 2012, comme chaque année.

All your data are belong to us, again

Et jeudi soir, il s'est passé quelque chose qui m'a très étonné. Pour clore la journée, Eric Carreel, président de Withings, présentait ses produits et son travail. Je cite ses propos de mémoire : Si ce sont principalement les hommes qui achètent nos produits, nous avons constaté que rapidement leurs épouses utilisent également notre balance connectée. (...) Certains même postent sur twitter leurs résultats. Ma réaction immédiate a été "Uuuuh mais comment le sait-il ? "... La réponse est simple : la balance est connectée en WiFi et transmet ses données à Withings qui les rend accessibles à l'usager via le Web ou des apps pour iPhone et Android.

Leur balance est cool. Et aussi une intrusion et une exploitation impressionnantes, assumées en public devant le grand amphi de l'Unesco, dans les données des usagers. J'ai vu cette balance connectée récemment dans une boutique ou à l'Apple Store, je ne sais plus. Your Body Is an API: 9 Gadgets for Tracking Health and Fitness. The "quantified self": It's a lifestyle philosophy that says tracking one's own personal data -- calories burned, hours slept, miles run -- is the path to self-realization.

Your Body Is an API: 9 Gadgets for Tracking Health and Fitness

All this data-tracking requires gadgets, and many innovative specimens were on display at CES 2012 last month.When it comes to your health, correcting bad behavior after periodic visits to the doctor is a step in the right direction. And it's even more likely that you'll make positive lifestyle adjustments based on, say, weekly visits to a personal trainer or daily weigh-ins on your bathroom scale. Vous Patrick Poiraud from Toulouse ? Comatek : avec U-STON peut-être qu'il n'y aurait pas eu de suicides chez qui vous savez ? Vous séchez la gym ? Votre iPhone vous retient 5 dollars. Gym-Pact Fines You for Not Exercising. With the start of a new year, many people resolve to shed their holiday paunch by hitting the gym more frequently.

Gym-Pact Fines You for Not Exercising

It’s easy to stay motivated for a few weeks, but then other things seem to take precedence — late nights at work, happy hour or the couch. So, what if it cost you $5 every time you missed the gym? Seth's Blog » quantified self movement. Here is an excellent introduction to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for depression, centering on a Stanford psychiatrist named David Burns.

Seth's Blog » quantified self movement

I was especially interested in this: [Burns] currently draws from at least 15 schools of therapy, calling his methodology TEAM—for testing, empathy, agenda setting and methods. . . . Testing means requiring that patients complete a short mood survey before and after each therapy session. Nike+ FuelBand : le bracelet pour calculer son activité physique. The Future of Personalized Medicine. Blog — 4 Unknown Aspects of the Quantified Self Movement. Lloyds Pharmacies to sell Proteus smart pills, sensors. Proteus Biomedical's Raisin system, which Helius is based on.

Lloyds Pharmacies to sell Proteus smart pills, sensors

UK-based retail pharmacy chain Lloydspharmacy has inked an exclusive deal with Proteus Biomedical to launch Proteus’ first commercial product, Helius, an offering that includes sensor-enabled pills, a peel-and-stick sensor patch worn on the body, and a mobile health app. The patch records when a pill is ingested, tracks sleep patterns, and records physical activity levels.

The Helius offering is based on Proteus’ Raisin system, which secured a CE Mark and is expected to roll out commercially in other countries across Europe. As Smartphones Get Smarter, You May Get Healthier: How mHealth Can Bring Cheaper Health Care To All. Photo by Dan Saelinger The average auto refractor--that clunky-looking device eye doctors use to pinpoint your prescription--weighs about 40 pounds, costs $10,000, and is virtually impossible to find in a rural village in the developing world.

As Smartphones Get Smarter, You May Get Healthier: How mHealth Can Bring Cheaper Health Care To All

As a result, some half a billion people are living with vision problems, which make it tough to read and work. Ramesh Raskar knew fixing this problem would be tricky. Epatients: The hackers of the healthcare world. I help build open source software tools that patients can use to have greater control and influence over their own healthcare (like the Direct Project and Your Doctors Advice).

Epatients: The hackers of the healthcare world

As as result, I’ve become quite familiar with other tools that do the same sorts of things. There is a community of patients who are deeply interested in the ways in which they can become more engaged and how they can specifically use technology to achieve this. This community calls themselves epatients. The epatient community asked me to write a short collection of resources for “becoming an epatient.” Track Your Happiness.

Our Data, Ourselves. Evans’s daily productivity surveys soon inspired him to create a broader, more flexible mobile platform for self-experimentation that he dubbed PACO—an acronym for Personal Analytics Companion, but also a tribute to the dog that helped inspire his data-tracking ideas. Now PACO is used by thousands of Google employees, and not just for productivity. The app is fully customizable, which means it can track any data point a user dreams up. Nicholas Feltron: le self-tracking, “de nouvelles formes de communication condensées” J’ai testé pour vous le bracelet UP by Jawbone. « Mouchard », « traqueur », « Big Brother »… autant de termes pour désigner le nouveau bracelet 2.0 UP by Jawbone.

J’ai testé pour vous le bracelet UP by Jawbone

Il ne fait pas l’unanimité et pourtant on se l’arrache aux États-Unis. Disponible en Europe depuis quelques jours, j’ai pu m’en procurer un et ainsi vous le présenter après une semaine d’utilisation. A quoi ça sert ? Le bracelet UP fait partie de la lignée d’appareils high-tech conçus pour aider leurs utilisateurs à améliorer leur hygiène de vie. Un de ces précurseurs est Withings, avec son tensiomètre et sa balance reliés à un iPhone, évoqué précédemment dans mon article : « Les mobiles au service de la médecine ».

Ce bracelet a pour mission de capter tous vos mouvements et de surveiller votre alimentation. Know thyself: the Quantified Self devotees who live by numbers. A large man in an orange shirt is hopping up and down on one leg at the front of the hall explaining how the exercises had no effect on his sleep patterns. A researcher from Liverpool tells how he learned about the effects on his body of calorie-laden sandwiches, drinking sessions and Christmas feasting by monitoring his heart rate non-stop for a year. Elsewhere speakers with Parkinson's disease, chronic social anxiety and back problems explain how tracking their personal data helped ease their symptoms.

Welcome to the sometimes wacky and often intriguing world of the Quantified Self, an eclectic band of hackers, geeks, fitness freaks, patients and early adopters that, from its birth in California in 2008, has grown into a global movement of more than 5,000 members in 11 countries. Self Tracking France. Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days. Quantified Self (3/3) : Les tabous de la mesure.

Par Hubert Guillaud le 15/12/11 | 6 commentaires | 2,785 lectures | Impression L’une des limites du Quantified Self demeure trop souvent, de rester focaliser sur la santé et le sport, notamment parce que les deux secteurs permettent d’enregistrer des données “objectives” : vitesse de course, pulsation cardiaque, localisation, prise médicamenteuse… sont autant d’actions concrètes facilement révélables par les chiffres. En ce sens, le QS demeure une mesure de la performance et de l’amélioration, même si pour cela elle observe également la maladie, la faiblesse et la dégradation.

Pour s’étendre, le mouvement doit certainement chercher à dépasser ses limites originelles pour introduire la mesure dans d’autres domaines que le seul domaine du soin de soi. Mais en même temps, quand il lui arrive de glisser sur d’autres thématiques, il révèle vite ses limites et ses tabous. Peut-on tout mesurer de soi ? Peut-on tout mesurer de soi ? Comment alors parvenir à les contourner ? Hubert Guillaud. Quantified Self (1/3) : Mettre l’informatique au service du corps.

Quantified Self (2/3) : Des outils au service de soi.