running

By Laura Lovett February 27, 2018
Wearable giant Fitbit and fitness apparel company Adidas have just released their latest running-specific training wearable, the Fitbit Ionic: Adidas edition. The product was born out of a partnership between the two companies, which was announced last year, and is a combination of Fitbit Ionic and Adidas’ Train app.  “As the leading global wearables brand synonymous with health and fitness,...
By Jonah Comstock October 5, 2017
Paris-based FeetMe, which is creating smart, connected insoles, raised $2.28 million (1.95 million euro) in seed funding. The round was led by Kurma Diagnostics. Other investments came from the Paris Saclay seed fund, Idinvest Partners, Seventure, and SOSV. “This seed round will help us pursue the development of our product to target therapeutics areas in collaboration with market players,”...
By Jonah Comstock November 5, 2013
Basis Science has added some new passive tracking features to its Basis Band activity tracker. After downloading a firmware update, a new feature called Body IQ will allow users to passively track when they are walking, running, and biking. "We focus on trying to make data collection as passive as possible for people," Basis Director of Marketing Damon Miller told MobiHealthNews. "What that means...
By Aditi Pai October 16, 2013
Adidas has announced its entry into the smartwatch market, but with a new angle -- a smartwatch meant specifically for runners. "We're not trying to make a smartwatch, but probably the smartest running watch," head of Adidas Interactive Paul Gaudio told GigaOm Senior Writer Katie Fehrenbacher at the GigaOm Mobilize event in San Francisco, California. The device will launch November 1st and will...