The health and fitness tech market is growing rapidly, from wearable tracking devices like the Fitbit to more obscure medical gadgets that could have a big impact on those living with disabilities.
Each week we’ll be bringing you a round-up of the best from Connected Health, our sister site that’s dedicated to the world of health tech, fitness gadgets and awesome apps:
There may be lots of different fitness and health tracking devices on the market at the moment, but wristband gadget Larklife aims to monitor everything you do and become your own personal life coach too.
We review Fitbit’s latest new gizmo, the Zip, a cute pedometer that wirelessly syncs your data via Bluetooth, tracks your steps throughout the day and has a handy interface you tap to interact with.
This week tech giant Qualcomm announced that it’s currently developing a smartphone for blind people, which will allow users to call, text and interact with social networks by using finger gestures.
A new study into the world of mobile health by Ruder Finn shows that users want practical, day to day healthcare solutions from their phones. But just how likely is that given strict data laws?
A new app and running system listens carefully to your pulse and serves up tunes to either get you moving and your heart racing or cool you down after a workout.
This isn’t the first time Belkin has ventured into the land of baby gadgets, but this latest device turns any mobile phone into a baby monitor, which is clever and really handy for newbie parents.
By Becca Caddy | October 26th, 2012