pedometers

  • Step trackers in Happy Meals let you tone your McNuggets

    Step trackers in Happy Meals let you tone your McNuggets

    The latest move by McDonalds to distance itself from its enduring image as a greasy, unhealthy fast food apocalypse is once sure to please fitness-conscious parents: for a limited time, every Happy Meal now comes with a working pedometer. The Step-it is a simple device that comes in six colors that, once activated, tracks a kid’s steps and their general activity level. Steps show on an… Read More

  • Mi-Look: Cell Phone For The Elderly, Pedometer And Mobile Alarm System In One

    Mi-Look: Cell Phone For The Elderly, Pedometer And Mobile Alarm System In One

    Kyocera did what a clever cell phone manufacturer whose home market has the oldest society in the world (over 20% of the Japanese people are 65 or older) has to do: it manufactured a cell phone specifically designed for the elderly. While the basic concept isn’t new, the way the so-called Mi-Look [JP] works certainly is. Read More