There’s a wide variety of factors involved in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Sometimes, this makes it quite hard to identify whether or not you’re on the right track. Sure, wearable fitness gadgets can help in some form, but they don’t necessarily provide a comprehensive overview of your health.
Thankfully, these days, there are plenty of smart devices available for you to use in the comfort of your own home. They allow you to check your blood pressure and even monitor the buildup of muscle mass, among other things. Today I’d like to showcase 20 innovative smart devices to help you get towards better health and fitness.
iHealth’s Smart Gluco-Monitoring System is made to make diabetics’ life more manageable. It is a detachable dongle that snaps onto the bottom of your iPhone or other smartphones. You take a sample of your blood using one of iHealth’s test strips, slip the strip into the dongle, and the iHealth app registers your glucose level. It then saves it and even charts it for you over time.
Kolibree is the first electric connected toothbrush. It can analyze your brushing habits with your iOS or Android mobile device. It helps you monitor the number of times you brush your teeth, provides you with advice from oral healthcare professionals, and even keeps track of missing teeth. There’s also a handy game feature to keep kids happy.
TellSpec is a biotech product that can analyze the ingredients of your meal or whatever you point it at and send this information to the smartphone app. This product is useful for people who have various food allergies or for anyone looking to take better control of their diet.
It markets itself as the "world’s smartest thermometer." Kinsa operates with the same function as a standard thermometer, but it makes it easier for you to take your child’s temperature as it works with an app that can help keep them calm. The app also enables you to keep track of changes and allows you to pass on whatever information you have to your physician.
Price: from $19.99
To get smarter about your sleep quality, this sensor easily slips underneath your sheets to give you some night time insights. The Beddit sleep and wellness device tracks your breathing, heart rate, movements, snoring, environment, and sleep patterns. After that, Beddit will transmit data to your mobile device as well as give you some personal coaching tips to help you sleep better.
You can convert any air conditioner to a smart one with Sensibo Sky. It allows you to optimize the climate of your room based on temperature, humidity, and comfort parameters. Additionally, you can control, monitor, and automate your air conditioner to save energy from anywhere, anytime. Sensibo Sky is compatible with Alexa, Google Home, and Siri and can be shipped globally.
Price: from $119
Know the foods that work with your digestive system through Food Marble. It allows you to log your food in the app to know how different foods impact your digestion. What’s most interesting is that you can take a breath test, after you’re finished eating, and the device will track your metabolism in real-time. This way, with Food Marble, you can quickly build your digestive profile.
Alivecor KardiaMobile EKG Monitor is a pocket-sized device to track your heart rhythm with accuracy and within no time. All you have to do is to place your fingers on the sensors, and the device’s AI technology will create a personal profile of your heart rate, blood pressure, physical activity, and weight instantly.
As the name says, Withings wireless blood pressure monitor is an FDA approved innovative and handy device to check your BP with ease. The monitor measures both systolic and diastolic blood pressure and sends the reports to your phone (iOS and Android) via Bluetooth that you can analyze yourself or send them to your physician.
Nima is the first of its kind portable gluten detector that tests your food for gluten within a few minutes. It uses test capsules and associated apps to track and share your data on the gluten-tested menu with other users – making it a useful companion for people with gluten allergies or celiac disease.
Why go to a dentist for teeth whitening when you can easily do it at home with GLO personal teeth whitening kit. It uses Bluetooth-enabled heat-light acceleration technology that gives professional and long-lasting results making your teeth up to 5 shades whiter in 5 days.
BioScarf is the clothing article of your dreams. Made with soft air filter material, the scarf protects you from bacteria, smoke, pollutants, dust, and pollen, etc. Wrap it around your face when air quality is terrible or if you want to avoid catching something nasty. And it looks elegant as well.
An innovative device designed to help you manage and reduce stress, Muse is a brain-sensing headband that tracks your brain activity during meditation and transmits the data to your computer or mobile device in real-time via Bluetooth. You also receive challenges and rewards that motivate you to meditate regularly.
TechCare is a smart massager that sends low-voltage pulses to the skin to stimulate nerve fibers that block the pain signal to your brain. It’s a drug-free pain relief method operated by a touchscreen controller and four large electrodes and offers several different massage modes.
Price: from $49.95