Navigation company TomTom
launched their new app, TomTom Sports. Pairing with the companies wearable trackers, the app can track up to 12 different activity types, create dashboards for progress and competition, and syncs with third party platforms including
Strava, Nike+, Endomondo, MapMyFitness and Runkeeper.
introduce the US debut of its “mood-changing” wearable, also called Doppel.
The device is worn with a sensor placed on the inside of the user’s wrist and is synced with a companion app.
Doppel emits a heartbeat-like vibration, and the user taps or strokes the device to adjust the beat to move faster or slower, purportedly increasing alertness or calming one down. It will be launched in a few months and is available for pre order.
introduced a officially showcased its medication adherence hub and companion app.
The device, which launched in April, consists of a compact scanning system called the PillDrillHub that is designed to sit next to the user’s pills. When doses are due, it sends out audio-visual alerts.
The user waves their medication container (which has been affixed with a scanning tag). Each scan, or absence of a scan, notifies family members or other concerned parties with an update via a companion app.
launched a Smart Spoon and Fork designed to offset hand tremors from Parkinson’s Disease and other unsteadiness-causing conditions.
The devices also collect data about tremors, informing doctors and researchers as well as developing smarter algorithms to improve its performance over time.
Father-son team Erez and Benjamin Gavish,
The 2breathe Sleep Inducer
who also make an FDA-cleared hypertension wearable called RESPeRATE.
Realizing that their original wearable was making its users fall asleep, they were prompted to create the new tracking module, which people wear on an elastic strap around their torso.
As they breathe, the data from the rhythm of their breath feeds into their companion app, which creates a melody to synchronize with their breathing and ostensibly guide the user to slow down their respiration and fall asleep.