iHome and New Balance teamed up to create a strapless heart-rate monitor/headphone combo that allows you to perform all of your favorite exercise measurements in a package about as big as a pack of gum. The headphones require a quick, firm touch to sense your current heart-rate and the information is audibly presented in to your ears.
That’s literally all we know right now, so we’ll assume that… → Read More
Speaking at Qualcomm’s Smart Services Leadership Summit, Dr. Eric Topol’s introductory presentation is focused on the role of wireless devices in the medical field. Earlier this year at WWDC, Apple demoed the capabilities and value of the iPhone to the medical community for monitoring purposes. There are various medical devices in the works and already out on the market that could lend to… → Read More
Are there any interactive clothing developers in the audience? Well, maybe you know someone that does then. Textronics has announced a “Design Your Own” kit (PDF) for those inclined to make outfits with textile electrodes that can monitor your hear rate. The sensors are able to capture ECG-quality data from your blood pumper and the entire kit is machine washable. Get yours now for only $100. → Read More