Bluetooth Earphones Also Monitor Fitness

Wireless earphones are convenient; they don’t have wires that can get tangled or flop against you while you work out. Fitness monitors are helpful. They monitor your heart rate and other measures while you exercise, and can communicate this data to a smartphone...

And One Ring to Read Them All

People with severely impaired vision have difficulty when it comes to reading text. There are Braille versions of books, but very few titles are produced in that format. There are lots of adaptive technology products, including cameras that put a magnified image on a...
Health Tech for Sports Finds Home at 2015 CES

Health Tech for Sports Finds Home at 2015 CES

When I think of Las Vegas, I think of excess on a grand scale. And I think of International CES, the biggest electronics show in this country that happens every January in Las Vegas. CES is a big tent to be sure, but this year it will be a little bigger. The Consumer...
Ford Welcomes Wearables on Board

Ford Welcomes Wearables on Board

According to an interview published by ZDNet,  researchers at Ford are ready to embrace wearable Health Tech products. “As long as it has Bluetooth connectivity we can connect to it like we can connect to a phone, we can leverage our SYNC platform,” said...
Samsung and Under Armour to Join Forces?

Samsung and Under Armour to Join Forces?

Nike just did it; they chose to partner with Apple and now their popular FuelBand fitness tracker will only talk to iProducts. Now comes word through the Korean Yonhap News Agency that Samsung may be looking to pick Under Armour for their team in the Health Tech...
A Wrap-Around Mood Ring

A Wrap-Around Mood Ring

Like many others, I have a difficult time getting a good rest when on a long flight, especially between continents. The airlines invest an enormous amount of time and money trying to figure out how to help passengers be more comfortable (while maximizing revenues)....