Misfit Ray: It Shines, But My Wearable Quest Continues

Oh how much I wanted to like the Misfit Ray – it’s beautiful and small, and if you have basic self-tracking needs, it might be enough – but for me, it wasn’t. Drawn to its [...]

Lifesum: Don’t Just Count Calories, Understand Them

Lifesum is a meal and exercise tracking app that provides data on all the types of calories you are eating to help define and reach your fitness goals. I especially love how exact it is in laying [...]

Thriva: I Took My Own Blood Sample – What it’s like to use the Thriva kit

Founded in 2016, Thriva’s mission is to prevent health issues before they occur by sending customers an at-home blood sampling kit each quarter. Available in the United Kingdom, customers [...]

Ritual: A Smart Daily Vitamin for Smart Women

In the perfect world, you wouldn’t need to take a multivitamin. You would have all the time and resources to get in your daily fruits, vegetables, and protein, which would provide all the B12, [...]

WHOOP: Pushing Performance, Preventing Injury

WHOOP has found a niche in the wearables world. It’s not worn by the average FitBit user (a self-directed classification) – instead, it’s used by elite athletes, coaches, and [...]

Nimb: A Smart Ring That Calls for Help

Nimb was built from experience. CEO and co-founder Leo Bereschansky, couldn’t believe that his friend was attacked on the street, and although she had a can of pepper spray and a phone, [...]

Swimmerix: Personalized Swim Tracker With Real Time Feedback

Swimmerix is a new swim efficiency and training tracker that uses both a lightweight wristband and a waterproof base to create a full feedback environment for swimmers. The portable base station [...]

AmpStrip: Athletes Excited for Discrete 24/7 Activity Monitoring, Adheres Directly To Skin

FitLinxx started developing health and fitness tracking/monitoring devices twenty years ago, giving their partners better access to sensors and data analysis tools. In January 2015, the Company [...]

Sensara: Unobtrusive and Invisible Monitoring for Aging at Home

Sensara is a Dutch company focused on helping the elderly age gracefully at home. Sensara’s mission is clear, “We provide a way of unobtrusive and invisible monitoring – the user doesn’t [...]

Lively: Empower Aging In Place With Passive Activity Sensors

As the population ages, more and more people are choosing to stay in their homes and in their communities. Children of elderly parents, oftentimes hundreds of miles away, are turning to connected [...]