FitBit knock-off adds sleep monitoring to mix
The wearables race among the FitBitish crowd just widened with new entrant Withings (Is that With-Things? Or Wi-things? Why-things?). This time with sleep monitoring thrown in, and a…
Rubberized MEMS for cheap
It just gets better all the time.
In the ongoing saga of providing ever cheaper, more powerful and durable components for our “maked” masterworks, enter TakkTile. For a mere US $149, they’ll send you a sublime 5-strip sensor wrapped in rubber and Open Source goodness. It’s a major step forward for DIY design since, until now, similar tech has only been available for big budgets and big players.
They claim it’ll survive a hit from a baseball bat…assuming it comes from a fading A-Rod swing, that is.
Jawbone’s Up Fitness Band Is Now Android-Compatible
Hopefully overcoming its early days as a stylish wrist brick, Jawbone’s Up now reaches beyond iOS into the larger world of Android. Now we’ll begin to see if “wearable wellness” becomes more mainstream.
via Gadget Lab | Wired.com