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Strong commitment to health gadgets in last year’s CES

A few days ago closed the last edition of the Consumer Electronics Show, one of the fair’s leading consumer electronics world, held every year in Las Vegas, and where the biggest bets of the brands are presented to nearest future.

The health and fitness gadgets have been once again trend at this year’s CES, where most developers have sought to support these devices in their innovations for next year.

New health gadgets of CES 2015 (compatible with Apple Healthkit)

Qardio Base is a scale recognizes up to 20 different users and is capable of measuring muscle mass, bone mass, water level

ADAM: Patients with asthma know how hard it is to find a monitoring tool that satisfies them. Adamm offers contnuo monitoring of vital signs to predict asthma attacks. In addition, through its app for iPhone lets you control the symptoms, treatments …

iHealth Align : Measures almost instantaneously glucose levels by connecting the small device with iPhone through the headphone jack

Scanadu Scout: Quickly Measure the temperature, blood pressure, heart rate, pulse oximetry, electrocardiogram, heart rate variability (HRV) and stress. And thanks to the app, keeps continuous control on our mobile thanks to Healthkit.

iHealth Align: Measures almost instantaneously glucose levels by connecting the small device with iPhone through the headphone jack. Through the app, we can measure and quantify our levels of glucose and see periodic statistics useful for controlling diabetes.

Adamm offers contnuo monitoring of vital signs to predict asthma attacks

iHealth Edge: This activity monitor is compatible with the Healthkit and works like any other quantifier measuring our steps, distance and calories burned. It also automatically detects when we lie or inciamos some physical exercise, changing the measurement mode.

Qardio Core is a tape that is placed around the chest and records the electrical activity of the heart, besides our body temperature
QardioBase and Qardio Core:

Qardio Base is a scale recognizes up to 20 different users and is capable of measuring muscle mass, bone mass, water level … The novelty lies in its system of emoticons, which through a happy or sad face tells you how You’re doing without looking at the figure.

Qardio Core is a tape that is placed around the chest and records the electrical activity of the heart

Qardio Core is a tape that is placed around the chest and records the electrical activity of the heart, besides our body temperature, stress and activity levels. These data are sent to the smartphone through the Healthkit, have all centralized information.

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Dyson DC46 Allergy Parquet: The Vacuum Cleaner For Allergy Patients

Dyson takes this spring to launch a new version of your vacuum DC36 whose components are cleverly mounted on a ball. The main novelty of the Dyson DC46 Allergy Parquet is adding a new cyclone system to increase the air flow filtration and capture dust particles to 0.5 microns.

The main novelty of the Dyson DC46 Allergy Parquet is adding a new cyclone system to increase the air flow filtration and capture dust particles

Cyclones are nothing else than small conical shaped compartments aligned in a sort of crown around the top of the tank and that in this model are two levels. The air is forced to pass through these compartments where it turns at high speeds expelling dust against the walls so that after slipping to the general compartment.

Using this technique and a HEPA washable antibacterial filter the Dyson DC46 Allergy Parquet is positioned as a good alternative for cleaning in households with persons with respiratory allergies or asthma.

Moreover, the Dyson DC46 Allergy Parquet maintains the characteristics of its predecessors. All mechanical components from the engine of 1,100 watts to five meters of cable are integrated into a huge ball which also serves as the vacuum motor system. The tank holds 0.58 liters of dirt and empties with a button and shaking a bit. Like the rest of the company’s vacuum cleaners, the Dyson DC46 Allergy Parquet is not cheap. It costs around 500 USD and is available now.

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A full review of the design of the Fitbit One

Unlike its predecessor, the Fitbit Ultra was a single piece of hardware shaped clip, the Fitbit One has a clip that can be made out of silicone rubber and metal. The device itself is a small piece of plastic with a soft oblong button and a screen that is invisible until you wake up. With all that said, the measures are of only 0.76 x 1.89 x 0.38 inches and weighs about 0.28 ounces. The only button allows you to travel on an OLED display that shows the time and also the activity recorded that day things such as mileage, climbs stairs and comment on your general movements in the form of a flower that grows taller the more you move.

The battery has a remarkable amount of energy. You can easily go a week or two without having to plug it into a USB port and included with your cable

Clip the Fitbit One anywhere on your clothing or remove the housing and slip it into one of your pockets, purse or neck and keep track of the activity you do no matter where you have placed. Use the Fitbit One review to drive for a week in various types of shirts, pants and sportswear and never saw the clothes affect performance.

Read also: The best gadgets for sports and health

The battery has a remarkable amount of energy. You can easily go a week or two without having to plug it into a USB port and included with your cable. The Fitbit One also comes with a USB component to the sync wirelessly upload data from your Fitbit to your account on the web whenever you are within a few feet of the component. You also get a wrist band with Velcro that keeps safe the Fitbit while you sleep if you want to have your sleep time.

The new features of Fitbit One

The Fitbit One has some key differences with respect to Fitbit Ultra and all improve what was already a stellar product.

Second, the Fitib One can get in sync with an iPhone via Bluetooth (still no support for Android), a feature that would have appreciated. Always check your daily progress on the device itself, but you need to synchronize data for previous days. Luckily, if you sync the device one day, that day data remain stored on the Fitbit until you sync itself not to miss any information.

Finally a silent alarm vibrates to wake you out of your dreams for the time that you set it up. This feature is for those who want to use the Fitbit One overnight in the soft wrist strap and allows the skin to breathe. You have to set the alarm time through the Web application but you can configure it to be repeated in certain days of the week as Monday through Friday. Find the alarm settings may stop you from using this feature as they are hidden in a confusing manner panel under account settings rather than in the Control Panel. When using this feature did not believe that a small plastic piece which vibrates in my wrist was going to wake up, but it works.

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Gifting a Fitness Tracker FitBit One for the Christmas 2012

Getting fit is not something that happens in the overnight. A good workout or a day of healthy foods by itself will not change your body. Only through consistent and constant vigilance and good habits can keep you in good shape. And that’s what you love the Fitbit product line. They are able to join you in your everyday life. Latest from Fitbit, and so far the best exercise tracking device that has appeared is the new Fitbit One (a $ 99.95 U.S. dollars).

Gifting a Fitness Tracker FitBit Ultra for the Christmas

In a small case, the Fitbit One is a super smart pedometer that tracks how many steps you have taken in a day, the number of steps you went up the stairs, the distance you traveled, the number of calories you ate and even how long sleep could enjoy. In other words, it automatically does the heavy lifting to keep counting your every move for good health and upload the data to an excellent account on the website of the company where you can add even more information like this food and other Fitbit activities that can not burn by itself as lifting weights or bicycling.

Read also: The gadget and software for healthcare

All these features, along with a high compatibility with other applications makes the Fitbit One is elected among publishers, fitness devices and even among people who are not athletes (who may want more detailed information about your daily life). The Fitbit One replaces its predecessor, the Fitbit Ultra, the company has now discontinued. It looks as good as the Ultra with a little more striking appearance: have a brighter screen.

So, if you want to give a surprise gift for this Christmas 2012, just decide to give such a gadget.

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The gadget and software for healthcare

These gadgets and software for healthcare can help you in every moment of your lives, as well as when you want to exercise and look good. Some healthcare device even serve to prevent or detect diseases early and to live healthier.

The gadget for better health

The first is a digital scale that brings called Withings WiFi, allowing you to transfer easily and quickly your weight data to your smartphone or computer. Allows for use in family and recognizes the scale, by weight, which is using integral and which devices to send information.

Meanwhile, you can use a gadget to measure your heart rate that is placed on the wrist and it’s clock. It measures the pulse when it engaged in any activity, from climbing a ladder to run in the square and reveals some parameters such as maximum performance and what the amount of calories burned per day. It also includes a band that is placed on the chest to detect the heart rate in real time.

Wii Fit Plus can burn calories and above all

With Wii Fit Plus can burn calories and above all, a fun alternative for those who are bored of going to the gym. This is another improvement of technologies in healthcare. It has function for calculating how many calories are burned during exercise and you can opt for the multiplayer mode for family fun. Thus, you can have a sports center in the room and practice when you have time available, without leaving your home.

Finally, for what diabetics, there is a meter (to measure blood sugar) that connects to the iPhone, the iPad or iPod. The patient should take the blood sample in the corresponding strip and then slide the bottom of the device, with the application iHealth previously discharged, which record the level of glucose and entering a record to store all records.

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The best gadgets for sports and health

The technology is present in most of the moments of life, from preparing dinner to watch a movie with family or from reading the news on the phone to do gymnastics. That is why there are several electronic devices that become allies in training.

 
The best gadgets for sports

First we have a set called Nike + iPod Sport kit, which comes with a sensor placed inside the Nike +. The receiver must be plugged into the iPod (also compatible with the iPhone), to meet various data such as distance traveled, calories burned, workout routines tips and music training.

 

The second is called Adidas miCoach and used to record heart rate and calories burned. Also, tell if you’re working the right way or not and what to do to improve the exercises. For monitoring the physical work, you can upload the data to the web.

Polar FT2 is a heart rate monitor, a widely used tool including daily physical activity. Its function is to measure the heart’s activity during routine and has a controller that notifies you if the work is correct or not. In addition, each report is filed.

The fourth gadget for lovers of training is the Motorola Motoactv, which monitors heart rate and frequency, have counter steps and playing music. Also, is made of a material resistant to impact and perspiration.

Finally iHealth Blood Pressure Dock, which has two entrances: one provided in the arm and the other plugs into the iPad. With the information gathered, you can have a detailed report of our blood pressure.

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Scosche has myTREK, heart rate monitor for iPhone and iPod touch

Scosche has released myTREK (IPTM model), a wireless heart rate monitor and application for the iPhone and iPod touch .

The myTREK, enabled for Bluetooth, a comfortable armband is designed to be set on the muscular portion of the forearm of the user and provides a monitoring and volume control. No need for a chest strap and cables.

Scosche has myTREK, heart rate monitor for iPhone and iPod touch

The myTREK uses two LEDs in combination with a photo sensor to detect changes in blood pressure of the user to accurately measure the pulse. Its built-in accelerometer allows you to adjust the movement during the heartbeat to a very accurate measurement of pulse and calories burned.

By linking the Scosche myTREK with an iPhone or iPod touch and download the free application, then users can start making a pulse monitor. Users can also track their statistics, such as pulse, calories burned, distance / speed , duration of training and overall progress in the integrated calendar feature.

Scosche has myTREK, heart rate monitor for iPhone and iPod touch

The Scosche myTREK provides audio information in real time during training and allows the user to control music. Its internal battery provides up to 5 hours of training time. It is available for 129.99 $.

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Nukalert, keychain will want to have if you travel to Japan

After the earthquake tsunami, the chancellor has made nuclear power nuclear panic on the island and the rest of the world to boot.

Radioactive leaks have few virtues, but especially about being invisible, so it is useful as this Nukalert gossip, a Geiger counter keychain which will alert you if the environment becomes “hot”. And there’s more.

Radioactive leaks have few virtues, but especially about being invisible, so it is useful as this Nukalert gossip, a Geiger counter keychain which will alert you if the environment becomes

No need to activate anything, the detector operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Compact size allows you to carry it around as a keychain. And if at some point starts to beep … wrong. The battery provides power for a period ranging from 10 to 15 years.

During that time you can rest assured that you will not receive harmful doses of radiation without find out. But the big question is how soon those batteries as our phones, laptops, tablets…?

Its price is about $185.99.

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Mobius, ultrasound on a smartphone

Mobius is an application that allows you to view an ultrasound with a smartphone. It will soon be marketed in the U.S. by the company Mobis. The company just received authorization from the FDA, the regulatory body for care and medications. In fact, we owe this invention to two men: William Richard and David Zar

Mobius is an application that allows you to view an ultrasound with a smartphone. It will soon be marketed in the U.S. by the company Mobis. The company just received authorization from the FDA, the regulatory body for care and medications. In fact, we owe this invention to two men: William Richard and David Zar.

For the program to work, you need a wand, some gel and a smartphone with Toshiba for OS, Windows Phone. The phone is connected to an ultrasound probe. No need to be gynecologist or midwife to use the application Mobius. The device uses ultrasound images recorded by the user are sent to a hospital where specialists make a diagnosis. Initially, the project did not include smartphones but the rapid evolution of these influenced the two scientists.

Mobius will be sold between $ 7,000 and $ 8,000 (5180 € to 5900 €), which is considerably less expensive than conventional ultrasound systems.

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LED to slow hair loss

iGrow is a helmet that, according to its designers, “rejuvenates and improves the quality of the hair.” Made by Apire Sciences, the helmet would provide a solution for men and women also reached an age or hair loss and threat. iGrow uses lasers and LED lights to keep the scalp of its owner. Studies have shown that improving the hair under the action of red light whose wavelength is between 650 and 670 nanometers. Not only is this laser therapy in treating low radiation cells, but it also allows them to grow to multiply easily. So the helmet iGrow not only fight against hair loss, it also grows hair.

Besides its restorative function, iGrow has headphones and can be connected to a digital music player. iGrow has already passed the prototype stage, it is already priced at 530 euros with 6 months warranty.