“Smart” Desk Talks to Fitbit for Fitness

“Smart” Desk Talks to Fitbit for Fitness

“Sitting is the new smoking.” The sedentary lifestyle of the typical office worker is cause for growing concern among individuals and fitness advocates. According to some sources, you burn twice as many calories when standing compared with sitting —...
New Spire Device Tracks Mind and Body

New Spire Device Tracks Mind and Body

Today, Spire announced its new health and fitness product. In the company’s press release, it describes this device that is more than a fitness tracker. In addition to monitoring your daily motion, it also tracks your respiration. Your breathing patterns can...
Follow the Money: WellTech Coming to Pro Sports

Follow the Money: WellTech Coming to Pro Sports

Sure, health and medical applications are likely to drive WellTech device development in the near term, because we spend a lot of money on those fields and can justify relatively expensive devices if they can deliver overall savings. But there’s another field...
Windows Phone to Get Fitbit Support

Windows Phone to Get Fitbit Support

According to a report on The BitBag, Windows Phone 8.1 users will soon get support for the popular Fitbit device “soon.” Windows Phone users have been left out of much of the WellTech health and fitness market, as the iOS and Android platforms offer much...
Battle of the Bands, Wearable Tech Style

Battle of the Bands, Wearable Tech Style

We used to call it “portable computing,” and then “mobile computing,” but the bits have become small enough that we can simply attach them to our body somehow so now we call it “wearable technology.” Google Glass may get the...