quantified self

Fitbit is teaming up with Dexcom for glucose monitoring on the Ionic Smartwatch

Wearable fitness makers are increasingly interested in tracking our vitals. Now Fitbit has announced a collaboration with glucose monitor company Dexcom to develop and market products to help those wi

Tracking my life with tech to improve my life

There’s this idea that if we quantify and track our lives, our lives will be better. But I’m not so sure about that. Over the past week, I’ve tracked both my sleep and bedroom air qu

Beddit 3 knows if you’ve been sleeping. It knows if you’re awake.

Jolted into existence with a $500,000 Indiegogo campaign back in 2013, followed by a version 2 that was sold in Apple Stores all over the world, Beddit is back with a third generation of its popular a

Blooming measures your heart and brain to reduce stress at work

Finnish startup Blooming is aiming to help bouncing-off-the-walls-stressed office workers regain control of their lives by using wearable tech. The service includes monitoring and tracking stress leve

Connected Sports Gear Is Harder, Faster And Stronger

Would the world be different if Neil Armstrong had worn a Fitbit wristband when he set foot on the moon? What if Nixon had been equipped with a cardiac sensor during Watergate?

Are Apps The New Gurus? The Rise Of Self-Help Tech

The way we do everything has been turned upside down: how we read, how we communicate, how we get from point A to point B, how we eat and how we get help when we need it. We are living through the “

Life360 Acquires Chronos To Add “Quantified Self” Tracking To Its Family Locator App

Life360, the maker of mobile applications for iOS, Android and Windows Phone that help keep families connected, has acquired Chronos Mobile Technologies, a startup behind a number of mobile apps that

Instant’s New Android App Lets You Track Just About Anything

Quantified-self enthusiasts - those who are somewhat obsessed with using technology to better understand themselves, their daily habits and personal trends - have been fortunate to have a wide variety

Stir, A Kinetic Desk Startup From An Ex-Apple Engineer, Raises $1.5M Led By Tony Hsieh’s Vegas TechFund

As the world continues to see more and more everyday objects become "hardware" controlled through <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/03/18/googles-android-wear-a-nexus-program-for-smartwatches-

The Dash Builds Wearable Fitness Sensors Into The Headphones You’re Using Anyway

We’re finally starting to see some real consolidation around wearable tech, and Kickstarter project The Dash is a great example of that trend in action. It’s a pair of Bluetooth in-ear h

Sensoria Is A New Smart Sock That Coaches Runners In Real Time

Hardware maker, Heapsylon, debuted two new fitness products at <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/ces-2014">CES 2014</a> : a smart fitness sock that coaches users on their running technique in r

Sony Doubles Down On Wearable Tech With The Life-Tracking ‘Core’

LG played up its push into wearable tech earlier this morning, and now it looks like Sony's turn to do the same. Sony Mobile president and CEO Kuni Suzuki took the stage at the tail end of Sony's CES

Basis Refreshes Its Fitness Tracker, Adds Improved Sleep Analytics

The quantified self movement has grown to the point where you could easily bedeck your limbs with thousands of dollars of tracking gadgets, and the race to measure your movement isn’t going to end a

BabyWatch Health Tracker Lets Expecting Mothers Share Their Babies’ Heartbeats

As evidenced by sonogram photos posted to Facebook and the apparent popularity of “ultrasound parties,” pregnancy is a time ripe for sharing. A new startup called BabyWatch is taking those

iPad App mem:o Is A Simple Data Visualization Tool For Design Lovers

Technology makes it easy to turn the minutiae of our daily lives into useful data sets, but sometimes it feels bleak seeing every experience or memory broken down into pie charts and bar graphs. mem:o

The LUMOback Is An Infuriating, Ingenious Posture-Saving Device That May Drive You Crazy

As a quantified-self junkie and a huge slob, I enjoy attaching all manner of electronics to my body. That's why I was excited about the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.lumoback.com">LUMOBack</a>.

Chronos, The Quantified Self App Without The Financial Commitment, Relaunches With Version 2.0

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.getchronos.com/">Chronos</a>, a time-tracking application for iPhone that launched at last year's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/11/time-tracking-app-

After Years Of Bootstrapping, MyFitnessPal Raises $18M Round From Kleiner Perkins And Accel

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.myfitnesspal.com">MyFitnessPal</a>, a service that allows users to track their calories and share that information with friends, has raised $18 million in its first

Trace Is An Action Sports Motion Tracker Plus App For Quantified-Self Surfers, Skaters, Skiers

Quantified selfers who are also surfers, skateboarders (or skiers/snowboarders) won't be feeling so left out of the tracking trend if this Kickstarter campaign hits its funding goal. Trace is a monito

ActiveReplay’s Trace Wants To Bring Quantified Self Tech To Action Sports For Players And Spectators

New Kickstarter project Trace is like a Fitbit for your extreme sports needs, allowing people who skate, surf, snowboard and ski to track a lot more than just time, distance and pace while participati
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