BACtrack

By Jonah Comstock 08:15 am March 12, 2019
BACtrack, a company that has been invested in the smartphone-connected breathalyzer for years now, has launched BACTrack View, a new remote monitoring service that will let friends, family, or sponsors check in remotely on a BACtrack user’s sobriety level. “Alcohol is a drug, and when people have addiction issues with drugs, when they’re at their worst, there can be a lot of lies and a lot of...
By Jonah Comstock 04:11 pm January 11, 2017
Our roundup of 31 health devices at CES covered a wide range of interesting launches, but there were a number of additional devices we didn't get to. In this part 2, check out 12 more digital health devices that debuted last week at the Las Vegas tech show. We covered BACTrack's smartphone-connected breathalyzer way back in 2013, but at CES the company introduced the next generation: a wearable...
By Aditi Pai 11:16 am April 14, 2015
WebMD's Apple Watch app The Apple Watch is set to launch in just a few days. And in the past few weeks, a number of health and wellness-focused companies have announced their soon-to-launch Apple Watch apps. At the end of March, MobiHealthNews counted at least 19 new health and fitness apps that were announced for the Apple Watch. Since then, there's been at least another 18. Here are 18 more...
By Jonah Comstock 12:29 pm June 10, 2013
If you've been hanging around Indiegogo, you may have noticed a new trend in smartphone-connected devices: the smartphone breathalyzer. Three companies have shown up with smartphone breathalyzers on the crowdfunding platform in the last few months, with two more launching independently, and at least three of the products claim to be (in these exact words) "the world's first smartphone...