3 Cool Fitness Trends at CES 2015. No need to wait for the future to arrive.
It’s already five strides ahead of us. Having just returned from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada—the largest show of its type in the world—my mind has been sufficiently blown. Verizon Enterprise Solutions. Wearable Devices Nudge You to Health. The most popular such gizmo — or at least the most heavily marketed — has been Jawbone’s stylish, rubberized, shower-proof Up band ($130).
For about a week on a battery charge, it quietly measures your movement, whether you are awake or asleep, and displays the results on your iPhone or Android phone. The trouble with the Up band, however, is the way it communicates with your phone. You remove the bracelet. Pull off a metal cap about the size of a blood cell. 10 Wearable Health Tech Devices To Watch. Wearable medical technology is becoming a hot commodity.
As these devices come to market, they have the potential to help both patients and clinicians monitor vital signs and symptoms. 1 of 11. Best wearable tech. 37 Health-Monitoring Devices - From Health-Monitoring Patches to Portable Pocket Diabetic Kits. Health monitoring, Activity monitor, Health apps. Today’s rising healthcare costs can be attributed largely to one problem: inactivity.
The dramatic spike in healthcare premiums has led employers to move toward high deductible, consumer-directed health plans that include activity-based wellness programs to help improve employee health. The difficult part to making wellness programs work is getting people to participate. FitLinxx takes great pride in helping partners drive engagement in their wellness programs by providing products that motivate and support people to live more active and healthy lifestyles. Our wellness applications, web services and health and activity monitoring devices enable our partners to create programs that help people make activity a part of their daily life. Wireless Health and Activity Monitoring Devices FitLinxx has created a suite of accurate, easy-to-use health and activity tracking devices designed to help people better understand and take ownership of their health.
Wellness Applications. Mobile Technology Could Put Health In Hands of Patients. Wearable technology. Wearable Tech World. Wearable Tech Startups Pitch Their Wares at SXSW 2014. AUSTIN, TEXAS — Some of the hottest new ideas for wearable technologies, from a device that could verify your identity based on your heart rhythm to a swanky handbag that can charge a smart phone, were on display for a packed crowd at the South by Southwest Interactive festival on Saturday (Mar. 8), in a conference room at the Hilton Austin Downtown.
The event was part of the SXSW Accelerator competition, which gives tech startups a chance to pitch their products here to an audience of technology experts, members of the media and venture capitalists. The competition will conclude on Sunday, when a winner is selected from among the eight finalists within the wearable technologies category, and five other categories. Fitness trackers are on the outs, but wearables are not. Fitbit Flex FORTUNE -- The news broke on a recent Friday night: Nike Fires Majority of FuelBand Team, Will Stop Making Wearable Hardware.
It was a shock to just about anyone who had bought, worked on, wrote about, or invested in the white-hot category called "wearables. " Wearable Tech. Wearable technology. Wearable technology, fashionable technology, wearable devices, tech togs, or fashion electronics are clothing and accessories incorporating computer and advanced electronic technologies.
Meet the Wearable Tech That Marketers Are Excited About. Burlingame Hyatt Regency. The Wearable Technology Expo. Introducing the Intel® Galileo Development Board. Samsung Gear Fit - Watches and wrist devices. Somewhere in my first few days of using the Gear Fit, I stared at the band on my wrist. Curved display, eye-popping colors. A notification was on my wrist: someone liked my last tweet. My sister posted new photos on Facebook. I pressed the heart rate monitor button, and noticed my heart was beating a little faster than it should.
I pressed the button again. Fitbit® Official Site: Force, Flex, One and Zip Wireless Activity and Sleep Trackers. Basis — health and heart rate monitor for wellness and fitness. Track how you sleep, move and eat. Jawbone calls in Godfrey as global head of comms. SAN FRANCISCO: Wearable technology company Jawbone has brought on Jim Godfrey as head of global communications.
Godfrey will start in the newly created role on January 27, based in the company's San Francisco office. Reporting to Danika Laszuk, Jawbone's VP of marketing, Godfrey will be responsible for providing senior-level communications leadership and helping the company expand globally. 9 trends to watch for in wearable tech. The wearables business is gaining momentum and is one of the most exciting markets of the digital age.
We at Koru decided to share some of the key trends we believe will emerge this year. To quote Gary Hamel, a hero of mine: today’s niche markets are tomorrow’s mass markets. Watches enjoy a renaissance as accessories A host of connected smart watches will emerge in 2013, with the phone becoming a new digital hub in this “personal body network.” Media poster child Pebble will be the tipping point for early adopters, while MuteWatch 2.0 looks likely to push functionality to new levels. But creators face tough product choices between form and functionality, making 2013 the most interesting year in watches for decades.