Connected Health: This week in health and fitness tech

re-tiner-gadget-copy-949x1024.jpgThe 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:

New glasses stop jet-lag and reset your body clock

The Re-Timer is a lightweight gadget that uses its magic to “reset” your body clock with some carefully selected lighting effects.

Your car could soon be equipped to take your pulse

According to The Wall Street Journal this week, a number of large car manufacturers are working on ways to work biometric sensors into their vehicles to keep tabs on drivers’ heart rates, breathing patterns and much more.

Heart rate monitor sock keeps an eye on your baby’s breathing

Researchers in the US have developed a tracking device that straps to a baby’s foot and ensures they’re still breathing while they sleep.

MyHealthTeams creates social networks for those with chronic conditions

MyHealthTeams is working on building bespoke social networks for those living with chronic conditions and for loved ones to chat to those in similar situations.

Scanadu Scout is a real life sci-fi medical scanning device

Just like a gadget from a sci-fi movie, the Scanadu Scout reads all of your vital signs then sends the data directly to your mobile phone for analysis and safe keeping.

Becca Caddy