Tagged: Health monitor

Researchers develop sweat analyzing wearable for precise health monitoring

Sweatbit wearable health monitor

Sweat can tell lot about a person’s health and quite often we ignore the signs like constant odor or color in sweat. According to experts sweat contains chemicals, electrolytes, proteins and heavy metals which when studied can reveal a person’s internal health as well as hydration levels. Researchers at University of California, Berkley have developed a sensor-enabled wearable which analyses person’s sweat and based on it gives health stats and also physiology insights. That means tracking of body functions in depth, and the use of this wearable will span beyond fitness tracking. It will be used in medical field to know about patient’s body functions in detail.
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App connected Canhe-Fit pet collar monitors health and nutrition levels

CanheFit health monitor for pets

You are going crazy about all the fitness and health tracking gadgets in the market, so why not have on for your pet? Yes, a wearable for your loved pets that’ll keep you informed about their nutrition and health. Canhegat, France-based engineering and design company has created a monitoring device for household pets that we’ll see debut at CES 2016. This device is going to be like a pendant which can be attached to the pet’s collar to monitor nutrition, exercise levels and overall health status.
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Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt monitors health during athletic activates

Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt

US Open 2014 is just about to get underway and we will see a glimpse of the new revolutionary Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt which defines the epitome of wearable technology in a fashion-forward way. This advanced t-shirt has electrocardiogram and breathing sensors knitted into the fabric which aid in reading the biological and physiological information to give very accurate detail of your current body physics on your smartphone via an app. The Polo Tech shirt has been developed in association with Canadian-based OMsignal who have a team of expert neuroscience sports medicine and engineering personnel at their disposal.
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LEO: The most intelligent fitness wearable

LEO fitness wearable

There are lots of fitness wearable devices to attract the customers on the market. However, most of them does not provide detailed health data besides heart rate monitor and calorie updates. Therefore, for those who want an intelligent health solution in form of a wearable device, an Ontario based company has launched the LEO fitness device. Monitoring your bio-signals, LEO gives you a deeper level of insight than any other fitness wearable available.
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Mi Band: A fitness monitor and sleep tracker for just $13

Xiaomi Mi Band

Xiaomi, one of the China’s biggest electronics companies have unveiled its first wearable gadget, a fitness tracking wrist band that monitors one’s fitness and also acts as a sleep tracker. Dubbed Mi Band, the best feature of the fitness band is that it comes with an affordable price of just $13. The tracking device is packed with smart and impressive features primarily focusing on health issues and sleeping routines. Apart from that, the Mi Band act as an alarm clock and can connect wirelessly to your smartphone via Bluetooth.
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Toshiba Slimee Bar = Attachable health monitor + Sleep analyzer

Toshiba Slimee Bar health monitor and sleep analyzer

Toshiba has revealed a wearable biometric sensor called Slimee Bar that can be worn on the body to measure electrocardiogram, body motions, pulse waves and skin temperature. This wearable by Toshiba will collect the data including heartbeat interval, pulse wave interval, body motion and posture to make all the inferences. The device will be connected wirelessly to your mobile device and all the data can be viewed in a user friendly manner in tabulated form via a compatible app.
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Electronic skin – Health monitoring skin patch capable of administering drugs automatically

Wearable electronic skin patch for health monitoring

Korean researchers have developed a wearable sensor device called Electronic Skin which is capable of monitoring and treating muscle disorders in people suffering from Parkinson or epilepsy. This wearable health monitoring device looks like a small adhesive bandage that has nano-circuitry embedded over it. As described in a paper published on this nanotechnology monitor, this small adhesive bandage can be worn on the wrist, as it continuously monitors physiological activity for one week and then the medication embedded in a silica interface is automatically administered through this flexible electronic device by diffusion-driven release of drug molecules through the skin. The silicon nanomemebrane sensors detect changes in electrical resistance to indicate a fast tremor or certain problem with the patient wearing it.
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CES 2014: Basis B1 multi-sensor health tracker provides unmatchable sleep analysis

Basis B1 multi-sensor health tracking watch

For blokes who are looking for an advanced sleep analysis gizmo that can provide a comprehensive data about the sleep patterns, heart rate, and other health tracking functions; Basis B1 multi-sensor health tracking watch is going to be shown-off at CES 2014. This piece of wearable gizmo is good at tracking your health statistics and looks uber cool with the ability to customize the look anytime. Basis 2014 Carbon Steel Edition with version 2.0 of the mobile iOS, Android and Web is all set for release on January 21 for a price tag of $199. Making use of the Body IQ technology the Basis multi-sensor gizmo enables Advanced Sleep Analysis to recognize REM Sleep, Deep Sleep and Light Sleep along with other complicated movement data during sleep like tossing and turning, interruptions and durations.
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