It's not pretty or even cheap, but this serviceable activity-tracking wristband offers special data-syncing with the Runtastic Pro mobile app.
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?
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.
Egalitarian mobile support just isn't a killer feature in fit-tech wearables—unless you happen to use a Windows Phone.
No more siloed smart-fitness stuff. Google's taking an inclusive approach, allowing developers to plug into a common fitness platform so your apps can share data and give you a more complete view.
Here's another ear wearable that tracks your heart rate. But FreeWavz is completely wireless, and uses a pulse oximeter for improved accuracy.
Borrowing a page from the Google Glass Explorer program, Razer is tapping third-party app developers and passionate users to build a better activity-tracking wristband.
Apple is gearing up for as many as 5 million units a month, says one far-east Asia source.
In Episode 4 of his weekly video segment, Jon Phillips riffs on Sony's Smartband, Google's latest high-fashion Glass frames, and the Apple iWatch that never materialized.
Plenty of device makers at the Computex trade show in Taiwan this week are hoping to stake a claim in the growing market for wearable devices. But the products on display looked like more of the same.