Provides real-time monitoring for diabetics, congestive obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure, uses several monitoring equipment with Bluetooth and a GSM system that uploads that information wirelessly to the health monitoring system called Healthcom that doctors can use to monitor up to 400 patients at the same time to provide early intervention in case of health problems.
It monitors your body 24 hours a day, you strap it to your upper arm, it’s not too heavy but could probably be lighter (I think they should make it a light and compact wrist watch). It has 3 axis accelerometer monitoring all movements, it measures sweat, it’s a pedometer, heart rate and body heat monitoring and based on your height and weight it can calculate calorie output/usage with 90% accuracy (so they say) using clynically approved methods. It’s available on Amazon.com
- CES: BodyMedia Sends Calorie And Sleep Data To Your Phone (informationweek.com)
- BodyMedia FIT armband to use Sprint’s 3G network (ces.cnet.com)
- Gadgetwise: Sprint Will Know Whether You’re Really Exercising (gadgetwise.blogs.nytimes.com)
- Personal Workout Plans to Go (technologizer.com)
- Personal Activity Monitor to Interface with Sprint Phones (medgadget.com)
- BodyMedia uses Sprint 3G to keep you fit (intomobile.com)
10″ and 14″ Laptops with ARM Cortex-A9 and running Ubuntu presented by Nufront. After having shown development kits for a couple months, now they are showing these real laptop prototypes integrating their ARM Cortex-A9 Dual-core processors. This is a taste of future awesomeness from the ARM ecosystem soon enough powering all our laptops. Nufront is also showing a laptop prototype running their processor.
Freescale dominates the e-ink e-reader market. Their next generation i.MX508 e-ink e-reader processor allows for more performance, faster refresh rates (limited by e-ink technology), lower cost (e-ink readers could be sold at half the price, $99 e-ink e-readers are now possible), most cool is Freescale works to provide Android support on these next generation e-ink e-readers. This is cool because Android support can provide cool useful apps such as news readers, rss readers, chrome to phone functionality and more.
The new Freescale i.MX508 can power color e-ink screen devices.
Here’s Dell’s new 7″ capacitive Android tablet powered by the Nvidia dual-core Tegra2 platform.
Will it be in iPad2? Will it be in Kindle4? Of course she can’t say anything about it, but I really hope so. Was Pixel Qi delayed a bit because of the success of the iPad slowing down potential investments in Netbook screens? How did they manage financing their startup through the economic turmoils of the past couple of years? Pixel Qi introduces a 7″ model that is going to be mass manufactured by CPT after February, after the Chinese new year celebrations. The 10.1″ 16/9 and the 9.7″ 4:3 screens also are due to be mass manufactured soon.
CEO and founder of Notion Ink shows the Pixel Qi version of his Nvidia Tegra2 tablet. Explains what his company has been working on and documenting on http://notionink.wordpress.com/ the development of an awesome dual-mode dual-core Android tablet. This tablet is due to be shipping now soon to customers who can pre-order their tablets on http://notionink.com
This is the ultimate combination for the future of laptops, ARM Power and Pixel Qi display for 40-50 hours battery runtime. This Genesi laptop uses the Freescale i.MX51 processor.
Rockchip RK29xx based 10.1″ capacitive Android 2.3 Gingerbread tablet. It may cost something like $199 at retail, price is to be confirmed by Archos once this product is ready to be released. Release depends approximately on Rockchip being able to mass manufacture and deliver their new RK2918 ARM Cortex-A8 high performance yet affordable processor.