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Basis Lands $11.5M, Adds Esther Dyson & Deepak Chopra As Advisors As It Beefs Up Production Of Its Wearable Health Tracker

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Back in November, Basis officially took on Jawbone, Nike and Fitbit, releasing its long-awaited wrist-based mobile health tracker. Capitalizing on the popularity of the Quantified Self Movement, the $200 sensor-happy Basis band its accompanying web dashboard allow novices and fitness enthusiasts alike to easily track their activity, skin temperature, heart...
Basis Lands $11.5M, Adds Esther Dyson & Deepak Chopra As Advisors As It Beefs Up Production Of Its Wearable Health Tracker

BodyMedia's Jewelry Upgrade Makes Data-Driven Weight Loss Super-Chic

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Being geeky is awesome; number-obsessed performance geeks should be able to wear their devices loud and proud. Last year saw an explosion of calorie-tracking wearable devices, but none of these plastic-looking gadgets were fit for the runway. At the Consumer Electronics Show, BodyMedia revealed an upgraded armband that aims to...
BodyMedia's Jewelry Upgrade Makes Data-Driven Weight Loss Super-Chic
Amiigo Is A Fitness Bracelet (Plus App) That Knows What Type Of Exercise You're Doing -- And What It's Doing To You

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

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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

New iPad runs 'hotter than skin temperature'

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Tests by Dutch technology site suggest 'iPad 3' can get hotter than 32C, as new iPad sales top 3m in three daysThe "new iPad" – AKA iPad 3 – operates at a higher temperature than its predecessor, according to tests. And it's got people complaining in support forums that it...
New iPad runs 'hotter than skin temperature'

Researchers print biometric sensors directly on skin, make wearable health monitors more durable

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MC10 might be best known for its wearable electronics aimed at athletes, but the company also makes a medical diagnostic sticker called a biostamp. Its creator (and MC10 co-founder), John Rogers has refined that design so that it's no longer an elastomer sticker -- now he can apply the...
Researchers print biometric sensors directly on skin, make wearable health monitors more durable

Aussie firefighters swallowing pills that read core body temp

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The wireless capsule works alongside a belt that also tracks skin temperature, pulse, and respiration rate and is being used this year in the fight against bush fires in Australia. [Read more]...
Aussie firefighters swallowing pills that read core body temp
BodyMedia’s weight-loss gadget analyses your body temperature to keep you healthy

Breast Cancer-Sensing Bra Detects Tumors Years Before Some Mammograms

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Breast Cancer kills an estimated 39,500 women a year; yet if it’s detected early enough, the five-year survival rate is over 95%. Now, the new Breast Tissue Screening Bra provides women continuous screening in the comfort of their own clothes. In over three clinical trials, the bra correctly identified 92.1...
Breast Cancer-Sensing Bra Detects Tumors Years Before Some Mammograms

Basis watch keeps eye on health

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This health tracker measures heart rate, body movement, and skin temperature, plus sleep. [Read more]...
Basis watch keeps eye on health

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

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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

Basis Sensor-Loaded Health Tracker Snags $11.5M

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Basis, maker of a health-tracking wristband that goes beyond the pedometer-like limitations of its many competitors, has raised $11.5 million in Series B funding led by Mayfield Fund. In addition to tracking a wearer’s motion, the back of the Basis watch face has sensors that detect heart rate, perspiration and...
Basis Sensor-Loaded Health Tracker Snags $11.5M
Basis: Moving beyond the glorified pedometer
9 wearable gadgets that'll help you get in shape

Jawbone Acquires BodyMedia for More Than $100 Million, as Wearable Tech Gets More Intense

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Jawbone, looking to gain even more traction in the wearable health and fitness market, is snapping up another health product company. The Bay Area-based private company has acquired BodyMedia, Inc., a 14-year-old Pittsburgh-based company that makes health-monitoring armbands. The move comes just a couple months after Jawbone, which makes the...
Jawbone Acquires BodyMedia for More Than $100 Million, as Wearable Tech Gets More Intense
Body request: give me back my fitness data
Ingestible LifeMonitor pill warns firefighters that risk succumbing to heat stress

Temporary Tattoos Could Make Electronic Telepathy, Telekinesis Possible

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Temporary electronic tattoos could soon help people fly drones with only thought and talk seemingly telepathically without speech over smartphones, researchers say. Commanding machines using the brain is no longer the stuff of science fiction. In recent years, brain implants have enabled people to control robotics using only their minds,...
Temporary Tattoos Could Make Electronic Telepathy, Telekinesis Possible

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

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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

Preventing and treating drug abuse? There’s an app for that

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A new smartphone app called iHeal aims to revolutionize the prevention and treatment of drug abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder. By combining the processing power and connectivity of a smartphone, and a wireless biosensor on the patient’s wrist, iHeal can detect when a patient is stressed and at risk of...
Preventing and treating drug abuse? There’s an app for that

Amiigo and its exercise database want to make your fitness device look dumb

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The fitness-tracking incumbents might want to pay attention to Salt Lake City-based Amiigo. The personal fitness startup’s eponymous device isn’t yet available, but it has generated a lot of buzz and money (almost $300,000 on Indiegogo and an undisclosed amount of venture capital), and it promises to make the Fitbit (see disclosure),...
Amiigo and its exercise database want to make your fitness device look dumb

Jawbone Will Acquire BodyMedia For Over $100 Million To Give It An Edge In Wearable Health Tracking

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It was just about two months ago that Jawbone snapped up mobile health startup Massive Health, and now the company has acquired an even more prominent player in the health monitoring space. Jawbone has just announced that it will acquire Pittsburgh, PA-based BodyMedia, a maker of wearable health tracking devices...
Jawbone Will Acquire BodyMedia For Over $100 Million To Give It An Edge In Wearable Health Tracking

This week's games news

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Ace Combat Assault Horizon: Enhanced Edition | Brain Training 3D | Power Rangers: Super SamuraiGames out this week include arcade-style flying game, Ace Combat Assault Horizon: Enhanced Edition (below) (PC) in which you take to the skies of Miami, Dubai and Russia among others; Brain Training 3D (3DS) brings a...
This week's games news
Following Fitbit's New Wristband, Basis Unveils First Android App, To Go Live In March; iOS To Follow
Picking the perfect fitness wristband: FuelBand, Up, Flex, or Basis

For the wearable tech market to thrive, it needs to get in better shape

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Any attendee at this year’s CES couldn’t help but notice the sheer number of wearable health vendors in the health and fitness section of the convention floor. What was once a small corner at last year’s show has blossomed into a couple hundred exhibitors. Confirming the trend is real, ABI Research...
For the wearable tech market to thrive, it needs to get in better shape
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