Tag Archives: Fitness Tracker

Samsung Introduced A Trio Of Gear Wearables, Boasts Collab With Speedo

Samsung has announced a trio of fitness-focused wearable tech at this year’s IFA in Berlin. Kicking off the trio is the Gear Sport, a fitness-focused smartwatch that’s water resistant. There’s also a Gear Fit2 Pro, which is essentially an upgraded GPS sports band touting “smart features” and finally, there’s the Gear IconX, a follow up to the brand’s cord-free earbuds aimed at sporting enthusiasts. These new Gear devices aim to assist you with a range of activities, ranging from fitness tracking to nutrition and sleep monitoring to motivational coaching. Continue reading Samsung Introduced A Trio Of Gear Wearables, Boasts Collab With Speedo

Xiaomi ‘Intel Inside’ Smart Sneakers Rolled In $640K On Mi ‘Crowdfunding’

It is well known fact that China’s prominent maker of handset, Xiaomi, makes more than just handsets and tablets. Fitness tracking shoes is one of the many other things it makes. It is listed on the company’s website, but this pair you see here, called Xiaomi ‘Intel Inside’ Ultra Smart Running Shoes, is a tad different. But before we dig in more, there’s something that I think we need to clear the air first. On contrary to what other blogs perceived, this pair of smart sneakers is not called “90 minutes.” Yes. It does have what read like “90 minutes” in Chinese at the beginning of the product name, but it can also interpret as 90 points, as in a score, but anyways, that’s not the point. Continue reading Xiaomi ‘Intel Inside’ Smart Sneakers Rolled In $640K On Mi ‘Crowdfunding’

Meet Motiv Ring, A Fitness Tracker That Slips Right Into Your Finger

Before the emergence of smartwatches, wrist-worn fitness trackers was a brilliant idea. And then when smartwatches came along, it kind of make fitness tracker not so relevant. However, smartwatch or not is really non-consequential if you don’t like to have a thing strapped around your wrist, let alone wearing two wrist-worn gadgets. This is where Motiv Fitness Tracking Ring is able to help (but that is, of course, if you ok with a ring). If this soon-to-be-available gadget delivers as promised, then it is indeed a piece of tech marvel because it managed to pack an entire fitness band’s worth of tech into a thing the size of ring. And we all know how tiny a ring is. Continue reading Meet Motiv Ring, A Fitness Tracker That Slips Right Into Your Finger

Huawei Watch 2 Has 4G Support That Lets You Use The Watch As A Phone

Major tech trade show is heaven on earth for tech enthusiasts, but it can be a pretty brutal event for manufacturers. Why? If a brand launches something new, it’d make sure the company are all geared up in the marketing aspect, or else it risks being drown out by a whole other drool-worthy tech. Speaking of which, the Huawei Watch 2 was one of the many gadgets announced during the early part of this year’s MWC 2017 in Barcelona, but for some reasons, we feel that it is not getting the love it deserves. In any case, if you haven’t heard, yes, the 2-year-old Huawei Watch finally has a successor and it is called, well, Huawei Watch 2, naturally. Continue reading Huawei Watch 2 Has 4G Support That Lets You Use The Watch As A Phone

Heart Monitoring Sportswear Aims To Prevent Cardiac-related Deaths

Imagine a future where the apparels you wear is able to provide you with your body metrics. Perhaps, even measuring blood sugar level and such. The Sensoria Artificial Intelligence Sportswear you see here is not that kind of future tech but it is pretty close with as far as active lifestyle is concerned. Billed as a sensor infused smart training apparel, Sensoria Artificial Intelligence Sportswear comes equipped with washable electrodes embedded in its comfy, body climate control Emana Yarn, thus eliminating the need of wearing cumbersome and uncomfortable monitoring straps. By design, it is many steps up the traditional heart monitoring strap. Continue reading Heart Monitoring Sportswear Aims To Prevent Cardiac-related Deaths

Samsung Introduces GPS Sports Band And True-wireless Earbuds

Samsung wishes to accompany you beyond the boardroom and into the gym or onto the track. The South Korean electronics company has introduced two new gadgets to reinforce its presence in the fitness wearable market. The first is a fitness band, Gear Fit2 and the other, a wireless earbuds, Gear IconX, geared towards active lifestyle music lovers. Gear Tizen-powered Fit2 boasts a sleek design, a 1.5-inch curved Super AMOLED display and is powered by a dual-core 1GHz processor and 512MB RAM. It gets a 4GB onboard storage, along with embedded GPS and heart rate monitor to offer fitness tracking and measurement. Continue reading Samsung Introduces GPS Sports Band And True-wireless Earbuds

Fossil Adds Smartwatch and Fitness Trackers to its Catalog, Won’t Be Fossilized After All

With the proliferation of wearable tech, in particular, smartwatches, it is hard for conventional watch makers not to follow suit – unless they are prepared to face the risk of being fossilized, so to speak. Speaking of fossil, fashionable watch maker Fossil won’t be a fossil after all; the Texas-based clothing and accessories maker has announced its first smartwatch, an Android Wear device called Q Founder, along with a few other wearables under its Fossil Q line. Continue reading Fossil Adds Smartwatch and Fitness Trackers to its Catalog, Won’t Be Fossilized After All

The World’s First Clinically Validated, Multisport Biometric Headphones Brings Future to Present

You know how science fiction flicks sometime shows tiny devices that can do everything like keeping your health in check, track your activity, and even receive calls? Well, looks that sci-fi thing is already a reality with Kuai Multisport Biometric Headphones. While it may not be nano size, Kuai is as close as you can get to something you see in sci-fi movies or read in sci-fi novels. As its product name suggests, it is suitable for a variety of sports for tracking heart rate, VO2 max, calories, cadence, distance, pace and speed in land and in water. You can create and download customizable professional training plans, receive voice feedback and even configure the voice alerts to train more effectively to improve your performance. Continue reading The World’s First Clinically Validated, Multisport Biometric Headphones Brings Future to Present

Recon Jet Puts Fitness Tracker Capabilities into Eyewear, Presents the Stats Right Before Your Eyes

Most fitness trackers are wrist-worn with your progress only viewable after you are done with the routines via a dedicated app on your smartphone. That’s the norm up till now, until Recon Instruments’ Jet comes along. Recon Instruments, if you don’t already know, is kind of the pioneer in the smart eyewear arena, possibly way before the existence of Google Glass and so, these guys do know a thing or two about how to make information magically appears before your eyes, or in this case, eye. Build upon the company’s experience in design and manufacturing of smart eyewear, Jet is designed specifically for sports and outdoor recreation activities (hence the tinted lenses, which are exchangeable to suit different lighting conditions) and boasts a 30-inch equivalent screen when viewed from 7 feet away, displayed at your lower right eye. Continue reading Recon Jet Puts Fitness Tracker Capabilities into Eyewear, Presents the Stats Right Before Your Eyes

Look. Garmin Packed a Handheld GPS Device into a Wrist Watch

Getting around the great outdoor was never easy. Inexperience adventurers often lost and some even fatal, but thanks to advanced technology, you don’t need to suffer the same fate as some of your adventure seeking forebears. And the best part is, you won’t be bog down by additional load because with the Garmin Epix GPS Navigation Wrist Watch, you wear it on your wrist. It provides you time, naturally, but most importantly it is essentially an outdoor handheld GPS miniaturized into a wearable device. Visuals are provided through a 1.4-inch high-resolution color touchscreen display, while an omni-directional EXO steel antenna with GPS/GLONASS provides strong signal and quicker fix. And then there is a 3-axis digital compass that provides you accurate bearings, even in deep canyon or heavily wooded areas. Continue reading Look. Garmin Packed a Handheld GPS Device into a Wrist Watch