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Wearable tech

This board focuses mainly on self-tracking gadgets and sensors - especially those designed for health. While most are wearable, there are some that track from inside the body or that you put against your body. Some of these products are concepts or are not yet commercially available. Welcome to the world of 'Wear, Share, Compare' and Quantified Self.


Wearable tech

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PEAR mobile training system. App, stride earphones, #HR monitor (chest strap). "PEAR will learn your fitness level and create custom heart rate zones that ensure you do every subsequent workout at the right intensity." Interprets your biometrics, coaches you (earphones) , gives real time stats (time, distance, HR, pace, calories burned). GPS from phone.

PEAR Sports - Fitness Training App for iPhone and Android

pearsports.com

RINGLY. Connects to smart phone, sends customized notifications via light (5 colors) and vibrations (4 patterns). 18K matte gold and precious or semi-precious stones. Not health related (yet). Important because it's jewelry as well as tech.

RINGLY | Smart Jewelry and Accessories

ringly.com

Nevo. Minimalist smart watch. Activity tracking, call and text alerts, vibrating alarm, analog time, solar charging. LED indicators to track progress. 3-d accelerometer. On Indiegogo: www.indiegogo.com...

névo watch - the world's first modern minimalist smartwatch

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Swarovski Shine Activity Tracking Crystal. "Move more. Sleep better. Look great." Steps, calories, distance, sleep. Waterproof, food logging, magic sync. Pendant and wristband mounts sold separately.

Smart Jewelry - Swarovski Online Shop

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AmpStrip. Sensor-filled adhesive strip to continuously wear on torso. Monitors heart rate, exercise load, resting heart rate, recovery heart rate, skin temperature, posture. Waterproof, ECG sensor, 3-axis accelerometer, proprietary algorithms, Bluetooth, rechargeable battery. From FitLinxx. On Indiegogo: www.indiegogo.com...

| AmpStrip™ | Train to the Edge™

ampstrip.com

LIT, LIT Pro. Activity tracking for action sports like surfing, BMX. Tracks steps, distance, duration, intensity, jumps, rotations, g-force, airtime, etc. Water resistant, shock resistant, modular. 6-axis sensor, gyroscope, Bluetooth. LIT Pro - for motocross www.litpro.mx From NZN Labs

LIT: An Activity Tracker Ready for Action

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Leap Band. "Activity tracker just for kids that encourages active play and healthy habits with a customizable pet pal." Audio challenges, earn points, learn healthy habits. Water resistant, parent controls, audio instructions. From LeapFrog.

LeapBand: Best Kids Fitness and Activity Tracker | LeapFrog

leapfrog.com

Olive. "Monitors the complexity of your #stress behind the scenes to help you build awareness of your body's stress response." Analyzes heart rate changes (optical pulse sensor), physical activity (3-D accelerometer), sleep, light exposure (ambient light sensor), reactions in your skin (skin conductance sensor), skin temperature, calendar and location (from your phone). Provides haptic feedback (taps) and LED lights as feedback. www.witholive.com/

Olive : A Wearable to Manage Stress

indiegogo.com

Pavlok. "Earn prizes and even money when you complete your daily task. But be warned: if you fail, you’ll face penalties. Pay a fine, lose access to your phone, or even suffer an electric shock…at the hands of your friends." Activity and sleep tracking (accelerometer), wake up alarm (vibration), Bluetooth, and ... "shock circuit that delivers up to 340 V of electric current."

UP MOVE. Activity tracker. Clip on, LED display, 3-D accelerometer. Tracks steps, sleep, estimates calories burned. From Jawbone.

Genesis Lifebeam cycling helmet with heart rate sensor placed within the existing head band. Processing unit at back of helmet transmits data to your communication device. From Lazersport in collaboration with Lifebeam.

Genesis Lifebeam

lazersport.com

LifeBEAM smart hat. "Send precise measurements of your heart rate, steps, and calories to your favourite smartphone app or fitness watch." Optical HR sensor, Bluetooth, washable.

Smart Hat - LifeBEAM

life-beam.com

Recover, from Proteus. "Intended for use by athletes for surveillance of physiologic information." Patch to monitor heart rate, heart rate variability, respiration rate, skin temperature, activity, body posture, sleep, energy expended (kcals). Provides "recover score." See www.proteus.com/...

Care USB Medical History Bracelet. Has preloaded software so you can enter info such as drug prescriptions, allergies, medical conditions, emergency contact info, doctors name, insurance info. Info can be accessed by emergency personnel, etc.

Care USB Medical History Bracelet - Purple

elegantmedicalalert.com

SunSprite. Tracks sunlight intake, measures UV exposure. Clip-on, solar-powered. From GoodLux Technology. #light, #UV

Wearable Sun & Light Tracker

sunsprite.com

Attachable single-lens display module with OLED to turn eyewear into smart devices. From Sony. Light, compact device attaches to eyeglasses. Features microdisplay module, Bluetooth. Will be unveiled at CES in Jan 2015 as a concept model called "SmartEyeglass Attach!"

Automatic Ingestion Monitor (AIM) sensor worn around ear to track diet. In development. Sensor feels vibrations from jaw movements during food intake, camera captures images of food. Dr. Edward Sazonov, Univ Alabama

BSXinsight. Measures #lactate threshold. Light-based "revolutionary technology" sensors inside compression sleeve, which is worn on the calf. Generates personalized training zones.

BSXinsight Short Version

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Sign Language Ring. The rings recognize sign language gestures and send them to the wrist bracelet for text and voice translation. Winner of Red Dot design award.

Asia University, Taiwan 歡迎光臨亞洲大學全球資訊網

asia.edu.tw

Infographic of key points from white paper: Fitness & Health Tracking Trends Report, Wearable Technology & Preventative Healthcare

Trends in Wearable Technology & Preventative Healthcare

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Embrace. Smart watch - measure stress, physical activity, sleep. Detects unexpected epileptic seizures (based on combo of stress + activity signals). Sends alert. Ring illuminates time in hrs /mins. Bluetooth, USB, gyroscope, accelerometers, electrodermal activity (skin conductance) From Empatica #epilepsy www.empatica.com/

Embrace - A gorgeous watch designed to save lives!

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Align Postureshirts™. "Controlled resistance used to activate the muscles in the body; NeuroBands stimulate specific muscle groups to keep the spine lengthened and upright." From Alignmed. #shirt

GER Mood Sweater by SENSOREE. "Interprets emotion and displays excitement levels instantly with an illuminated collar. It is a whimsical approach to new forms of communication inspired by the body." GER = Galvanic Extimacy Responder, "it promotes extimacy – externalized intimacy." Sensors on hands translate data into colors displayed on LED lights in the collar. #mood

GER Mood Sweater | SENSOREE

sensoree.com

Sweat sensor patch for health diagnostics and athletic performance. Uses paper microfluidics to collect and gather biomarkers in sweat such as electrolytes (sodium, chloride, potassium, calcium), metabolites (lactate, creatine, glucose, uric acid), proteins (interleukins, neuropeptides), and small molecules (amino acids, DHEA, cortisol). Jason Heikenfeld, Univ. Cincinnati, and Joshua Hagen, US Air Force. (If you're interested in this area, this is a great read).

E-TRACES, memories of dance. Accelerometer, Lilypad Arduino, and pressure sensors in pointe shoes capture dancer's movements and transform into visual sensations. From Lesia Trubat. #dance, #ballet