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Polar M600 Puts the Smack Down on Fitness Trackers
While the wearables community waits with bated breath for Apple’s next Watch (not really), Polar announced the M600. It may just define just what direction the smartwatch community needs to move if they want to compete. It might even take a divot out of Apple’s next generation of adopters.... Read more
Microsoft Hololens: The End of 2D Displays
Not yet available for the everyday Joes or Janes of the world, Microsoft is shipping developer kits for their Hololens to the earliest of adopters. It’s an exciting step in getting us closer to a mixed reality experience. Backup… what was that? Just when you thought you understood the... Read more
Rufus Cuff is Nearly the Wearable of My Dreams
The Rufus team isn’t making any excuses for the size of their wearable. They know it’s a big piece of technology on your wrist, but you may not care. Think Atlas wristband, but bigger, much bigger with more capabilities. Want to know more about Atlas? Check out 5 Artificial Intelligences Threatening Personal... Read more
Everything Old is New Again with Philips Wearables Suite
New to wearables, but not medical grade technology, Philips recently released an ecosystem of FDA approved gadgets designed to facilitate easy health data. This lineup, added to the smartwatch leaked earlier this year, is reliable and simple. It’s the kind of technology anyone can use. Where children seem to get... Read more
Stay Ahead of Asthma Attacks With ADAMM Wearable
A team of educated professionals at Health Care Originals (HCO) is on a mission to make living with asthma better. In fact, they’ve recently released a powerful tool for managing attacks. They call it ADAMM, short for Automated Device for Asthma Monitoring and Management. The culmination of years of... Read more
Carin Restores Pre-Pregnancy Bladder Control
It is, perhaps, the biggest untold story of pregnancy. Some women never recover full bladder control after childbirth. Imagine you are an otherwise healthy young woman, just starting your family, but since your first child fearful of an accident. Believe it or not, it happens. For some women, this... Read more
Ava Doubles Your Fertility Window
We’ve seen trackers for a woman’s cycle, but Ava is the first wearable designed to predict a woman’s fertility. “It should be simpler,” says the promotional video for Ava, which begs the question: isn’t it? For the uninitiated among us baby making is apparently not the easy... Read more
Did the Skully Motorcycle Helmet Just Crash and Burn?
One of the most successful wearables crowdsourcing campaigns appears to dead in the water, undelivered. The details of Skully’s story will eventually unfold, but what everyone is wondering is… Imagine you’ve  spent countless hours dreaming of a device to make your life perfect. Then a crowdsourcing campaign launches, filling your... Read more
Quell May Get You Off Pain Meds Forever
Let’s set the record straight: pain stinks. The enlightened mind accepts that pleasure is only appreciated by contrast to pain, but forget that. Pain is a tricky son of a gun. Practitioners compare it to an iceberg, separating the visible parts from the deeper ramifications of pain. Unlike pleasure,... Read more
Gloveone Will Let You Touch Virtual Reality
There’s no denying it. We’re super excited about virtual reality (VR) technology. It comes up so often at BodyHacks, “VR is cool,” is practically our refrain. It should come as no surprise that we are equally excited about the peripheral market developing around VR. It was inevitable. Our new favorite: Gloveone, by Nuerodigital... Read more
Exoskeletons Are Slowly Turning us Into Cyborgs
Technically, that’s not true. We won’t be melding with exoskeletons anytime soon. It may surprise you to learn just how many exoskeleton options exist out there. In fact, this isn’t even the full list. Many groups are racing to create the next generation of exoskeletons. Will we see the end... Read more