CES 2015: Fitness Monitor in Your Ears [video]

CES 2015: Fitness Monitor in Your Ears [video]

Do you like to listen to your favorite music as you workout, but don’t want a tangle of wires? Do you also track biometrics such as heart rate and exertion level as you exercise, but don’t want to wear a chest strap? The folks behind the new FreeWavz...
CES 2015: Make Your Bike Smarter [video]

CES 2015: Make Your Bike Smarter [video]

Bicycling is a great way to get around. It saves energy and money, and helps with your health and fitness at the same time. But the Wright Brothers would recognize just about any typical bicycle at first glance. The basic design has not changed much in more than 100...
CES 2015: Hearing Aids That Do More

CES 2015: Hearing Aids That Do More

Modern hearing aids are nothing short of miraculous. No longer do they just make everything louder; you can tune them so that you only get a boost in the range of the sound spectrum where you have hearing loss. But most are “set and forget” systems that...
Welcome to CES 2015

Welcome to CES 2015

I made it! CES 2015 is as big and crowded as ever before, and this year, there seems to be a special, high-energy vibe that I haven’t seen in years. Perhaps that’s because I’m focused on wearable Health Tech devices and all the related technologies,...
French Device Measures Body Composition

French Device Measures Body Composition

For the record, superlatives in marketing materials instantly trigger my Skept-o-Meter. It’s rare that a company can truly lay claim to being “first” or “best” or “only.” So I almost stopped reading the press release about the...