Entries by Chona Freedman

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The New Electronics Consumer Is Not Who You Think It Is

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has officially kicked off today in Las Vegas and it’s just as you expected. Wearables, hearables, Audi’s autonomous car, smart homes, 3D pens from Polaroid and everything in between. Lots of news around smart showers, mirrors and even pillows. Probably the last thing you would expect to hear coming out of the world’s largest […]

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Rapael Smart Glove is not the NES Power Glove, it’s better

At first glance the Rapael smart glove looks like one of the robot skeletons from the television show “Westworld.” Created by the South Korean company Neofect, the glove uses a variety of sensors to guide a patient’s rehabilitation for common hand and wrist injuries. Seeing the Rapael glove in-person at CES, I had flashbacks to […]

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The Best Wearable Fitness Tech We Saw At CES 2017

A big part of improving coordination and other skills is the process of forging robust neuromuscular connections through repetition. Wear these headphones for 20 minutes before exercising, say the makers of the Halo Sport headphones, and your brain will be primed to more quickly adapt. The soft spikes on the inside of the headband, called […]

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Peloton Wants You to Keep Spinning Your Wheels When You Travel

Peloton, the high-tech fitness startup whose interactive exercise bikes let people pedal along at home to live-streamed workout routines, is expanding into the out-of-home market for the first time. The company today is announcing a new industrial-grade cycle intended for public places like hotel gyms, college campuses, military bases, or anywhere people work out.   […]