January 17, 2014
Zurich, Switzerland-based OptimizeMe, a life logging app that wants to interpret the wellness data that users are collecting through apps and devices, is launching this week.
While OptimizeMe allows users to manually enter data into its app, it also integrates with Moves and uses the Foursquare database of locations to record where users are going and what kind of activity they are doing. From...
April 24, 2013
Monitoring heart rate and calorie burn is helpful for any kind of athlete, but for one sport in particular, traditional wearable trackers won't cut it: swimming. A Beirut, Lebanon-based startup called Instabeat is looking to fill that gap. Instabeat has been in development for two years, appearing at events like TED and CES in the meantime. The company has received seed funding and built a...
October 18, 2012
Redwood City, California-based startup Striiv, makers of a dedicated portable fitness device of the same name, has launched its first iPhone app, Striiv Smart Pedometer. The free app appears to have much of the same functionality as the company's $99 dedicated device. Striiv partnered with MyFitnessPal for its calorie counting features and large food database.
Striiv's dedicated device encourages...