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In some of our mash-ups, we talked about implantable technologies that are being used for health monitoring. The progress in the sector is extraordinary, so we decided to dedicate an entire article to implantable sensors and their importance in the evolution of healthcare. Let’s take a look at four notable examples and be sure to leave us your views in the comments!
We often present to you various apps that allow you to track your life but we haven’t really talked to you about the benefits of self-tracking yet! If you’re considering joining the movement, take a look below to find out how it can help you! Read more
In the Quantified Self movement, the final frontier will not be space, it will probably be sub-dermal implants that monitor everything from inside your body. Until that technology emerges though, smart clothing appears like the next logical step for self-tracking devices. After all, clothes are unobtrusive, ubiquitous, and by nature always in contact with the skin. Today, we take a look at the upcoming smart garments, and we see also why that technology is not quite ready yet. Read more
You might already use fitness apps that offer badges, points or titles whenever you achieve your goals… But what would you think of apps that reward you with cash or real world prizes? App developers are always on the hunt for new and fun ways to motivate us, so let’s have a look at some of the most innovative rewarding apps they came up with!
A baby suit equipped with smart sensors
A new type of baby suit, equipped with bio-sensors, promises to take some of the worries out of parenting! One of the difficulties you have to face as a parent is that your newborn can not tell you what it wants or needs. The Exmobaby suit has a thermometer, heart rate monitor, a movement detector and a moisture sensor built into the fabric. Even better, it can send all the collected data to a PC or smartphone so that parents are able to check their child’s health signs even when they are at work or the baby is sleeping in the next room! Read more
Many of you already use apps to keep track of your physical activity, your weight or your calorie intake. Have you ever considered self-tracking your hobbies? Many services and apps can help you track down your favorite music tracks, books, series or movies so that you can keep a detailed record of your experiences! In this article, we examine some of the most interesting tools to do that. Read more