January 9, 2018
CES has begun and innovators from all over the globe have flocked to Las Vegas to show off their latest products. While news of smart cities and self driving cars seems to be taking over the Internet coverage of the event, digital health innovators have a few tricks up their own sleeves hoping to disrupt the industry. From a mouthguard that can detect concussions to a cuddly AI duck that...
November 3, 2015
Sports Authority, a sporting good retailer, has launched its first fitness app, called BodyFit, which offers users access to more than 100 personal training videos.
The BodyFit app also provides users with instruction on using Sports Authority's line of BodyFit exercise equipment. The training equipment and app are split into three categories: activate, train, and recover.
“Our new BodyFit App is...
October 16, 2014
Italy-based Xmetrics raised $1.07 million (675,000 pounds) from Reply Breed, an accelerator spun out of Turin, Italy-based consulting firm Reply SpA, in exchange for 30 percent equity in Xmetrics.
Xmetrics has developed a small device that hooks into the back of the swimmer's goggles. It counts strokes, measures how long the workout session lasted, and provides near real-time audio feedback...
October 1, 2014
Palo Alto, California-based Pebble, maker of an activity-tracking smartwatch has added continuous fitness tracking and sleep tracking to its smartwatch.
The company also lowered the price of its devices by $50 so it's original model now retails for $99, which is around the price of popular activity trackers including Jawbone and Fitbit. Pebble's higher end device, called Steel, now costs $199....