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U.K. firms team up to develop mental health-tracking wearable devices

U.K. firms team up to develop mental health-tracking wearable devices | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
Cambridge Cognition and Ctrl Group have teamed up to develop mental health-focused wearables. The initiative will tap into Cambridge Cognition's experience making software to test for depression, schizophrenia and dementia in an attempt to bring Fitbit-style monitoring to mental health.
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James Park Code/Mobile Interview Full Video | Re/code

James Park Code/Mobile Interview Full Video | Re/code | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
James Park discusses this and more in his 2015 Code/Mobile interview.
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Stanford study finds walking improves creativity

Stanford study finds walking improves creativity | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
Stanford researchers found that walking boosts creative inspiration. They examined creativity levels of people while they walked versus while they sat. A person's creative output increased by an average of 60 percent when walking.
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Under Armour Targets Connected Fitness To Continue Its March Forward

Under Armour Targets Connected Fitness To Continue Its March Forward | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
Under Armour (NYSE:UA), a developer and distributor of athletic apparel, footwear, and accessories, enjoyed an excellent 2014. Full-year 2014 sales climbed an impressive 32% to cross the $3 billion mark for the first time. The revenue growth was driven by a 30% increase in its core apparel business to $2.
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FDA: The Fitbit is Legit, And so is the Apple Watch

FDA: The Fitbit is Legit, And so is the Apple Watch | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
The Apple Watch might not have much in the way of FDA regulation when it comes out in March according to the latest guidelines proposed by the agency this week. The new guidelines clarify how...
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From FitBit to Quitbit: The Role of Federal Agencies and Consumer Electronics

The annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held each year in early January, is a showcase for the latest gadgetry trends. The recently-conc
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With wearable tech, the gym of the future is no gym at all

With wearable tech, the gym of the future is no gym at all | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
The endless stream of new wearable technology at this year's Consumer Electronics Show tells us one thing: We are our own worst enemies, and we need technology to keep us in line.
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Misfit Raises $40 Million From Xiaomi, Plans Entry Into the Connected Home

Misfit Raises $40 Million From Xiaomi, Plans Entry Into the Connected Home | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
Misfit says it will launch several new products in the coming months.
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People Move Less in Extreme Weather, Jawbone Tracker Finds

People Move Less in Extreme Weather, Jawbone Tracker Finds | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
When the weather outside is frightful, people tend to move around less, according to new data from Jawbone, a technology and fitness-tracking company based in San Francisco.
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Using Fitbit with RunGap

Using Fitbit with RunGap | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
RunGap makes it easy to import your daily summaries from Fitbit and export them to iOS 8 HealthKit and other services.
Connecting your Fitbit Account
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Which Fitbit is best to buy? Fitbit Flex vs Fitbit Charge, HR, Surge, One or Zip activity tracker

Which Fitbit is best to buy? Fitbit Flex vs Fitbit Charge, HR, Surge, One or Zip activity tracker | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
Fitbits compared: features, prices, displays, batteries, and water resistance – we compare and recommend the best Fitbit activity tracker for you.
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Atlas Wearables Raises Another Million For Its Smarter Fitness Tracker, Starts Shipping This Winter

Atlas Wearables Raises Another Million For Its Smarter Fitness Tracker, Starts Shipping This Winter | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
Wearables are a crowded market, but in the fitness-tracking niche, many of the top devices today are still just glorified step trackers with fancier software..
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Meditation series: The preliminaries step 0: the zealous zero

Meditation series: The preliminaries step 0: the zealous zero | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
When does the story of my meditation fixation begin?  One might say that it
was sparked on a groggy morning when I was 19, the moment that a handsome
bedmate whom I had won the night before slipped out from under my arm and
straight onto a meditation cushion.  The way he looked there in the golden
morning light--so at ease, so steady, so complete--I instantly fell in love
with something living in that image.  Yes, of course, I mistook the passion
as being all about the boy.  But nonetheles
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Wearables leader Fitbit rules out brand partnerships with Nike or Adidas

Wearables leader Fitbit rules out brand partnerships with Nike or Adidas | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
Fitbit, the biggest player in the fitness wearables market, has ruled out partnering with big-name players like Nike, Adidas and Under Armour in favour of building up its own brand.
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Wareable Watchlist

Wareable Watchlist | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
Wearable tech was the big story of 2014, but what has 2015 got in store? We've been wondering the same thing, and have put our heads together for the first Wareable Watchlist – the definitive list of the best wearable tech has to offer. The Watchlist is comprised not only of the top wearable devices,…
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Neuroelectrics wants to be Fitbit for the brain (Wired UK)

Neuroelectrics wants to be Fitbit for the brain (Wired UK) | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
Neuroelectrics was crowned the winner of the Bupa Startup Stage at WIRED Health 2015, beating off stiff competition from a range of cutting-edge innovations including cancer-detecting sniffer dogs, a natural birth-control app and a handheld device for tracking stress levels.
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Under Armour’s Fitness Service to Get Linked With HTC Smartwatch

Under Armour’s Fitness Service to Get Linked With HTC Smartwatch | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UA) and Taiwanese smartphone company, HTC, are moving to implement their partnership announced earlier this month. HTC is said to be developing its flagship smartwatch that will link with Under Armour’s fitness apps and services. In addition to the smartwatch, HTC is also expected to release an enhanced smartphone at the upcoming...
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18% of exercisers use a fitness tracker, survey says.

18% of exercisers use a fitness tracker, survey says. | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
Nearly two in ten Americans who work out use a wearable fitness tracker, according to a survey by the analytics firm Mintel.
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This company saved $300k on insurance by giving employees Fitbits

This company saved $300k on insurance by giving employees Fitbits | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
Armed with data collected from employee fitness wearables, Appirio convinced its insurance company to knock off nearly $300,000 from its bill.
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Welcome to GOQii Life #BeTheForce

Welcome to GOQii Life #BeTheForce | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
The Best Activity Trackers for Fitness with a human connect. Track Your Sleep, Activity & Food
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What’s inside a fitness tracker, anyway?

What’s inside a fitness tracker, anyway? | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
From accelerometers to UV light sensors and GPS systems, today’s fitness bracelets are like miniature laboratories on your wrist. Here’s how they gather data about your body – and translate it into real-world advice.
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Sync Solver for Fitbit

Sync Solver for Fitbit | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
Get Sync Solver for Fitbit on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Fitbit Data Now Being Used In The Courtroom

Fitbit Data Now Being Used In The Courtroom | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
In a first known case, a woman is using data from her fitness tracker in a personal injury claim. Lawyers say the same data could be used against clients too.
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The Doctor on Your Wrist

The Doctor on Your Wrist | Digital Health and Analog Wellness | Scoop.it
The next revolution in personal health may be the little band that tracks your steps
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