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2014-05-20 10:05:16

American Thoracic Society A pedometer-based walking program supported by Internet-based instruction and support can improve health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. "Low levels of physical activity among individuals with COPD can contribute to impaired quality of life and have been linked to higher risk of exacerbations,...

2014-05-07 23:10:08

Garmin Forerunner 15 is a new GPS watch with 24/7 activity tracking that improves data quality from activity trackers says Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Forerunner 15 by Garmin bridges the gap between GPS and activity tracker bands meaning much more accurate distance, plus steps, calories, pace, maps and more. "This is a big development because activity tracker bands are just not accurate on distance and a new study from University of Texas Austin proved...

2014-05-06 23:11:33

GPS watches were found to be significantly more accurate than activity trackers and pedometers in measuring distance in two recent studies says the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A GPS watch was significantly more accurate than pedometers in recent studies conducted separately by the University of Texas at Austin and the Heart Rate Watch Company. "The University of Texas at Austin test showed pedometers, if worn properly within 5% accuracy, but over 5...

Smartphone Sensors Can Leave Trackable Fingerprints
2014-04-29 03:40:03

Jonathan Damery, ECE ILLINOIS Fingerprints — those swirling residues left on keyboards and doorknobs — are mostly invisible. They can affirm your onetime presence, but they cannot be used to track your day-to-day activities. They cannot tell someone in real time that after exercising at the gym, you went to office in a bus and played video games during lunch. But what if our hand-held electronics are leaving real-time fingerprints instead? Fingerprints that are so intrinsic to the...

2014-04-23 12:25:21

Pedometers, activity trackers, and smartphone applications on the rise CHICAGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People of all ages, weight and gender are embracing wearable fitness devices offering real-time data to track their physical activity according to a three-year analysis from The Vitality Group, part of the world's first and largest incentive-based wellness program. To better understand how the latest trends in digital health are impacting employees, The Vitality Group conducted...

2014-03-06 00:21:13

This Fast, Accurate, and Easy to Use Tool Takes Aim at Improving Health & Wellness Worldwide SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Azoi, a technology company dedicated to helping people improve their lives, today announced Wello - an innovative health monitoring device embedded within a mobile phone case. With just a few powerful sensors, Wello fits onto a smartphone and measures a number of key vitals including blood pressure, electrocardiography (ECG), heart rate, blood...

2014-01-08 12:29:58

SAN FRANCISCO, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SenseGiz STAR is a safety and activity tracker that sends emergency alerts, tracks fitness & sleep quality and safe zones kids. It can be worn as a smart watch, or clipped to your clothing. It intends to complement the smartphone through an app supporting Android and iOS platforms. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140108/663048 ) If you have a severe fall or crash, SenseGiz STAR detects it via its...

2014-01-02 08:21:23

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Impact Sports Technologies, Inc., the industry leader in innovative motion resistant strapless heart rate applications, has received its 18(th) patent, featuring the use of its mobile optical heart rate monitoring technology with a mobile communications device. Impact Sports has 35 additional patents pending. Impact Sports Technologies' proprietary motion resistant heart rate technology and digital pedometer and activity monitor has been...

2013-12-19 23:26:23

Walkingspree, a specialized corporate wellness program vendor, will expand client options this January with the introduction of Inspire, a proprietary Bluetooth wireless rechargeable activity tracker (pedometer), along with a new iOS mobile platform and PC application. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Walkingspree, a specialized corporate wellness program vendor, will expand client options this January with the introduction of Inspire, a proprietary Bluetooth wireless...


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