Posts tagged health
Hands On With Kinematix Tune At Wearable Technology Show 2016

We've seen all kinds of fitness trackers in different positions, from your wrist to your chest. The Kinematix Tune is the first one that actually makes complete sense to me, as it is attached to the insoles of your running shoes.

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The Best Wearable Tech Deals In February 2016

Wearable gadgets have quickly become some of the most desirable technology on the planet. From tracking your fitness to providing a subtle second screen for checking notifications, their uses for enhancing your daily life are endlessly expanding. With more and more becoming available, prices are taking a tumble making this an exciting time for anyone strapped for cash.

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$10m Reward Proposed To Inventor of Star Trek-esque ‘Tricorder’

Aiming to “make 23rd Century science-fiction a 21st Century medical reality”, X Prize Foundation’s organizers have offered up a prize of $10 million (£6.5m) to anyone who can invent a Star Trek-alike medical ‘tricorder’ – influenced by the tool used by Spock and Bones in the popular sci-fi show. Launched at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the foundation’s competition page for the Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize reads: 

“Imagine a portable, wireless device in the palm of your hand that monitors and diagnoses your health conditions. That’s the technology envisioned by this competition, and it will allow unprecedented access to personal health metrics. The end result: Radical innovation in healthcare that will give individuals far greater choices in when, where, and how they receive care.” 

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