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The Technology Behind Wearable Health Monitors

Long Read

Wearable health monitors are a great way to track your health and fitness levels. These devices can be as simple as a pedometer or as complex as a heart rate monitor that can give you real-time feedback on your workout. The technology behind wearable health monitors is constantly...

Vertigo Project promises hi-fidelity positioning for almost any moving object

Quick Read

UK start-up Vertigo has combined some mind-bending maths with ARM’s mBed microprocessor to create a device that is capable of combining an accelerometer, gyroscope and GPS to tell you exactly where you have gone and how fast you were going Small enough to strap onto a GoPro it...