Biometric Shirt Lets You Ban the Band

Biometric Shirt Lets You Ban the Band

The bracelet/watch model for a fitness tracker makes for a convenient device, but it has its limitations. To monitor heart rate, many require that you wear a separate chest band, for example. While not a new product, the Hexoskin shirt provides a different approach to...
Nano-Bio Gets Big Boost

Nano-Bio Gets Big Boost

I know, “Nano-Bio” sounds like it might be something Mork would say to Mindy, but it’s a serious keystone for just about all future Health Tech products. It refers to the field of nano-biotechnology, which is growing by leaps and bounds in the labs...
Fitness Watch: Phone Home!

Fitness Watch: Phone Home!

    Okay, I’m going to say what a lot of people are thinking: “smart” watches are pretty dumb. Sure, they may have a pretty face (or not so much) and a bunch of handy features. But like the Master of  “Thunderdome” they are dependent on...
Smart Medical Alert Links to Health Data

Smart Medical Alert Links to Health Data

  Like millions of people, I have a chronic health condition. And like many others, I wear a medical alert bracelet to tell emergency responders the basic details in order to speed (or avoid) treatment. But there’s only so much information that this little tag...
Light Up Your Hands for Safety

Light Up Your Hands for Safety

  Sometimes the best ideas are really simple ones. And sometimes a good way to promote health is to prevent injury. Those two concepts more or less sum up the idea behind the Turn Signal Gloves from Zackees. The gloves have a strip of high-brightness LEDs sewn into...