heart rate

heart rate

Foxconn eyes smart watches with wristband technology

www.pcworld.com
Manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group also wants to ride the upcoming wave of wearable tech, and has unveiled a wristband that can monitor a user's health and sync with a smartphone.When worn, the wristband can monitor a user's blood pressure, heart rate, and even diagnose the person's mood, said...
Foxconn eyes smart watches with wristband technology
Smartphone camera software can read your pulse just by looking at your face
The Basis B1 Fitness Band Is Amazing But Still Needs Polish

RunKeeper unveils “the healthy button” to share fitness content online

thenextweb.com
Who knew the Internet could help us be healthier? With a plethora of knowledge at our fingertips, and a range of health and fitness related apps that make keeping track of our health relatively easy, improved health and wellness is a welcomed by product of the digital age. Since its...
RunKeeper unveils “the healthy button” to share fitness content online

Basis raises $11.5M for health-tracking wristwatch, adds Deepak Chopra to advisory board

gigaom.com
As health-tracking companies battle it out for consumers’ hearts and minds — and wrists — Basis Science has announced that it has raised $11.5 million for its own sensor-based band that monitors a variety of health indicators. The Series B round was led by Mayfield Fund and included existing investors, DCM...
Basis raises $11.5M for health-tracking wristwatch, adds Deepak Chopra to advisory board

Withings $150 WS-50 Smart Body Analyzer goes on sale from today

www.engadget.com
We wouldn't blame you if, three months into 2013, you'd let those New Year's resolutions slide a bit. Luckily for you, Withings is giving you a chance to wipe the slate clean after launching its air-sniffing flagship, the Smart Body Analyzer. As well as monitoring your weight and body...
Withings $150 WS-50 Smart Body Analyzer goes on sale from today

Next-gen Kinect coming to Windows in 2014

www.geekwire.com
The new Kinect that will come with every Xbox One console. Among the array of new features unveiled at Microsoft’s Xbox One revealing on Tuesday were the upgrades to the new Kinect sensor. Today Microsoft announced that same improvements to the motion-tracking system for Xbox will be coming to the...
Next-gen Kinect coming to Windows in 2014

Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band

techcrunch.com
For Quantified Self devotees, data hounds and fitness enthusiasts, it’s a good time to be alive. Recent improvements in sensor technology, battery life and connectivity (and lower costs) have given rise to a slew of wearable gadgets and apps that make it easy to track and make sense of our...
Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band

App Reviews: Fitness and Health Apps

www.pcworld.com
Your best and cheapest personal trainer may be your tablet or smartphone. On this week's App Review we'll take a look at some of the best health and fitness apps including RunKeeper, Instant Heart Rate, Fitness HD and MyFitnessPal....
App Reviews: Fitness and Health Apps
Basis: Moving beyond the glorified pedometer

Xbox One: five key points you need to know

www.guardian.co.uk
Microsoft has unveiled its new generation of games console - but what else can it do, and when can you buy one?1. What exactly is the Xbox One?It's the latest games console from Microsoft, announced at an elaborate event co-hosted in Seattle and London this week. It's the first new...
Xbox One: five key points you need to know

Call-in show: Why the "I'm leaving iPhone" trend?

gigaom.com
It’s another edition of the weekly call-in show where we answer your tech questions. We start off the show with some commentary on phone unlocking and then move on to listener questions about OTT services, Android switchers and Samsung’s influence on Android. To be a part of the show, just...
Call-in show: Why the "I'm leaving iPhone" trend?

Hands-on with the Nyx Mobile Lyuba Max and Fun mockups

www.engadget.com
When PR reps have something they think is truly special, things can get a little cloak and dagger. While we were hanging around the Nyx Mobile booth, a rep quietly sneaked up on us, to offer a glimpse of two new handset his company is working on. When we...
Hands-on with the Nyx Mobile Lyuba Max and Fun mockups

Researchers create video game that monitors heart rate to keep children's anger in check

feeds.engadget.com
Nintendo may have left its Vitality Sensor by the wayside, but researchers at Boston Children's Hospital are using heart rate monitoring in a video game to teach children with anger issues how to temper their emotions. Dubbed RAGE (Regulate and Gain Emotional) Control, the game tasks players with blasting...
Researchers create video game that monitors heart rate to keep children's anger in check

Cybram 001 simulator helps doctors practice brain surgery without risking lives (video)

www.engadget.com
Sometimes it's awesome to be a guinea pig; take for example, getting down and dirty the Consumer Preview of Windows 8. When it comes to brain surgery, however, there are no happy little accidents -- and let's face it, Bob Ross would've been a horrible surgeon. Thankfully, a new...
Cybram 001 simulator helps doctors practice brain surgery without risking lives (video)

Mobile battery life improves, but not how you’d think

gigaom.com
Battery life: It’s the bane of a mobile device, second only to spotty mobile broadband coverage in terms of annoyances. Although some promising battery technology developments have appeared in the past decade — here’s 25 of them — by and large, we’re generally using the same battery tech as we...
Mobile battery life improves, but not how you’d think

Fujitsu prototype GPS cane hands-on: the future of monitoring and protecting the elderly

www.engadget.com
Fujitsu's Stylistic S01 isn't the company's only attempt to cater to an older audience. It's also experimenting with a rather ingenius (and super glossy) take on the classic cane, that looks like something out of a sci-fi film. Inside the two-toned elliptical head-piece are a pile of electronics, including...
Fujitsu prototype GPS cane hands-on: the future of monitoring and protecting the elderly
Forget LTE, the real iPad wireless story is Bluetooth

Zensorium launches Tinké cardiorespiratory health and stress monitor for iOS devices (video)

www.engadget.com
Planning a gluttonous holiday season and then a health kick in the New Year to balance it out? Well, when you start on the latter, you might want one of Zensorium's Tinké cardiorespiratory monitors to track your progress. The sensor is compatible with any of your old-fashioned 30-pin iOS...
Zensorium launches Tinké cardiorespiratory health and stress monitor for iOS devices (video)
HeartMath Inner Balance Review: Like Meditation Training Wheels

Apple researching social fitness tech sporting competitive workouts and real-time sharing of performance data

9to5mac.com
In the future, hitting the gym along with your iPhone-toting pals could spur competitiveness in ways unlike ever before. Apple’s mobile devices run a variety of fitness apps and third-parties provide useful accessories ranging from casual jogging to some serious working out. Not content with resting on its laurels, Apple is...
Apple researching social fitness tech sporting competitive workouts and real-time sharing of performance data
BodyMedia Core 2 personal fitness and health monitor hands-on

Australian firefighters test data-transmitting pills to monitor biometrics during work

www.engadget.com
A new swallowable pill has been trialled with 50 firefighters in Australia, aimed at monitoring body temperatures and other vital readings when working under extreme conditions. Using Equivital's EQ02 LifeMonitor capsule, the pill transmits metrics to a device housed on the chest. This then sends data on skin temperature,...
Australian firefighters test data-transmitting pills to monitor biometrics during work

EA Sports Active 2.0 to get heartbeat sensors and online sharing (video)

games.venturebeat.com
Electronic Arts showed off its sports game line-up this evening at the Game Developers Conference, and one of the key features it highlighted was a heartbeat sensor. EA Sports Active 2.0 will debut this fall with a new kind of heartbeat monitor that you strap around your arms and one...
EA Sports Active 2.0 to get heartbeat sensors and online sharing (video)

Suunto Ambit update lets athletes build their own GPS watch apps

www.engadget.com
Extending watches with apps is one thing if you're building for a smartphone companion with a traditional, developer-centric app model. It's quite another when it's a GPS watch, and athletes are building their own apps -- yet that's what Suunto has managed with a 2.0 firmware update to its...
Suunto Ambit update lets athletes build their own GPS watch apps

Your phone will soon be your new doctor

gigaom.com
Imagine a day when your phone has all of your health information. It knows your goals, your time horizons and what activities you need to focus on to achieve those goals. It knows your schedule, whether you like to do things alone or in groups and who you like to...
Your phone will soon be your new doctor
Alcohoot combats drunk driving with 'world's first enforcement grade smartphone breathalyzer'
Withings challenges Fitbit with Bluetooth Activity Tracker and Star Trek-inspired scale

Deep breath! HeartMath turns iPhone into de-stressing tool

news.cnet.com
An app paired with an earlobe sensor that measures heart rate guides users through focused breathing sessions. CNET's Elizabeth Armstrong Moore tests her level of "coherence." [Read more]...
Deep breath! HeartMath turns iPhone into de-stressing tool
Android is just the beginning: How Bluetooth is preparing for the internet of things
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?