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Design Research Shows How Fitness Trackers Need To Get Smarter To Track Calories

Compared with gold-standard laboratory measurements, scientists found devices were poor at tracking calories burned, but good at monitoring heart rate

Fitness & Sport Sleep Tracking Comes To Fitbit

The company wants to help their users to have a restful night's sleep by tracking their motion and heart rate

Health This Smart Bra From MIT Could Improve Women's Health

A sensor-filled wearable provides real-time feedback on a woman's heart

Innovation This Health-Tracking Bracelet Works on Your Mind, Too

Not just a step tracker, this wearable helps you achieve mind-body balance through goals centered around guided meditation practices

Technology Stress Detector Gives Personal Readings In 10 Seconds

Scout monitors vital signs, temperature, heart rate and stress, tracking the user’s health over time.

Technology Sensor Tracks Your Health Levels [CES]

PSFK founder Piers Fawkes gets a personal reading on the floor of CES 2013.

Technology Running App Adjusts Music Beat To Match Goal Pace

Cruise Control augments the song playing on your iPhone to your target pace, heart rate, or cadence.

Design Integrating Health Technology Into Everyday Devices

The increasing convenience and integration of health technologies can empower people to take a more active role in managing their health.

Technology Headphones Match Music To Heartrate

MusicalHeart is a music-recommendation engine that runs off your body's clues to maximize your workout.

Gaming & Play PSFK Picks: Top 10 Health Innovations Of The Week

From sensors that can predict falls before they happen to bio-hackers advancing human evolution, we bring you the most innovative stories from the world of wellness research.

Gaming & Play Movie App Monitors Viewer Reactions And Alters Film Endings

A new app, Sensum, delivers customized gaming and viewing experiences based on the changes in a user's body signals.

Innovation Sensor Tech Grants Snowboarders Game-Like Performance Readouts [Future Of Gaming]

‘Push Snowboarding’ is a project that incorporates Nokia’s sensor technology into a Burton snowboard and platform for real-time performance capture and readout.