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Bluetooth in your snowboard bindings?! Meet the XON Snow-1

Balance and flex sensors collect data about each ride, and the app can even overlay that data on a video of your run.

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Quell is a wearable pain manager that stimulates your brain's natural opiates

The basic TENS technology has been around for years, but now Quell has FDA approval to bring it to the consumer market.

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Vert is the wearable vertical leap monitor for high-flying hoops players

OK, it's one of the most mission-specific wearables you'll ever see. But if you care about jumping, it seems possibly game-changing.

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KiQplan wants to do for wearables what Jane Fonda did for workout tapes

No, it's not another activity tracker. Instead, Fitbug has created a mobile platform for customized fitness regimens and workout videos.

The ResMed S+ sleep sensor maps sleep patterns against environmental chaos

The S+ sits on your night stand and uses low-power radio waves to track night-time movement and breathing. Other sensors track the noise and light pollution that disrupts good sleep.

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Google's new Fit app plays well with Strava, Runkeeper and others

Fit tracks physical activity and serves as a hub for other health apps

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The Basis Peak wants to be the first heart-rate monitoring wristband that isn't a joke

With a more elegant design, brighter display, and improved heart-rate sensor, the Basis Peak fitness and sleep tracker improves on the Basis B1 Band in pretty much every way.

50 Cent's headphones will measure your heart rate

Biometric headphones that measure your heart rate will be out later this year from SMS Audio.

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Runtastic Orbit review: The activity tracker that only a Runtastic fanatic could love

It's not pretty or even cheap, but this serviceable activity-tracking wristband offers special data-syncing with the Runtastic Pro mobile app.

on techhive.com

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Why have consumers spent $1 million on Vessyl, an absurd calorie-counting cup?

Vessyl can report the caloric value of liquids, and even (get this!) tell you what you just poured inside of it. Huh. This is useful how?

on techhive.com

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Healbe finally releases lab data for its notorious GoBe calorie-tracking wristband

According to its lab report, the wrist-worn wearable can detect the calories in the food you eat with an error rate of 13.5 percent. But this comes via a blog post, not a peer-reviewed study.

on techhive.com

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You won't want Microsoft's wearable just for 11 sensors or cross-platform support

Egalitarian mobile support just isn't a killer feature in fit-tech wearables—unless you happen to use a Windows Phone.