These are some of the best health and fitness devices introduced to the market in 2017. These bold ideas aim to give you more than what the competition has to offer:
The Netatmo Healthy Home Coach detects air quality levels, humidity, temperature, and even ambient noise, and then gives advice on how to create a healthier environment.
Omron is famous for their health and fitness devices, specifically, their line of blood pressure monitors. The newly introduced Evolv is a blood pressure monitor which is not only light, portable, and wireless – it also offers more functionality. It uses a heart health algorithm that allows the measurement of more data points, as well as filtering the reading for movements, resulting in more precise readings. Evolv can connect to the Omron Connect App and send vital signs data to family members or the wearer’s doctor.
The innovative QardioBase was first introduced in 2015, and since then it has gone through two iterations. It is a round electronic weight scale connected to an app on your iPhone, Android, or Kindle. Aside from measuring weight, the QardioBase can also measure body composition, like body fat percentage, muscle, water, and bone mass. To do that, the user’s skin has to be touching the device, which means that he should not be wearing any footwear or socks. The device also computes the body mass index (BMI) based on the weight and body fat percentage. The device can also discern between different users, and this allows for data storage for each individual user. The app also allows data sharing which is useful for goal setting for groups of people.
Netatmo Healthy Home Coach
Before the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) existed, people would joke that if you go to an underdeveloped country, don’t drink the water, and if you go to a developed country, don’t breathe the air.
If you live in a big city, there is a big chance that the air you breathe on a daily basis could be damaging to your health. All cities have pockets, with some areas worse than others. How would you know if this bad air, caused by pollution, is affecting your home: the place you spend most of your time?
Since the EPA’s inception in 1970, there has been tremendous improvement in air quality; however, there are still some areas where pollution remains a problem. For example, the air quality in a city is not homogenous. There are some areas where pockets of bad air form due to lack of air circulation. The Netatmo Healthy Home Coach detects air quality levels, humidity, temperature, and even ambient noise, and then gives advice on how to create a healthier environment. Having one around the house can help improve air quality and overall environment. You can even connect multiple Healthy Home Coaches to your smartphone to monitor several rooms.
These are just some bold ideas which were pushed into fruition by creative minds and determined individuals. We’ll be seeing more of them in the days to come.