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Wearables to improve your health and wellbeing

Do you want to wake up feeling refreshed, shake off jetlag, breathe better quality air, or monitor your posture? Take a look at the wearables that can improve your health and enhance your wellbeing.

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Topic: Innovation
Wearables designed to improve your health ZDNet
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Wearables can detect your activity at work, steps, posture, sleep cycles, monitor your environment and even eliminate pain. We round up some cool wearables that go beyond the step tracker bands and make a positive contribution to your health and wellbeing.

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2 of 8 Rejiva

Rejiva

Rejiva is an extended wear device that continually collects data to get trends about your health. It analyzes vital signs and biofeedback metrics such as ECG, heart rate, heart rate variability, respiratory rate, sleep position, posture, sleep breathing index and energy level.

It analyzes the state of the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) and can be an early detector of any unforeseen issues that could affect your overall health.

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3 of 8 Ayo

Ayo

Ayo smart glasses help to banish jet lag by introducing light therapy into your schedule. It mimics the natural light of a sunny summer day by shining blue light into your eyes.

It can alleviate jet lag, wake up more easily, or make you more active in the dark or evening hours. It can even help you get over the “winter blues”.

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4 of 8 Prana

Prana

Prana checks your breathing and posture whilst you sit at your desk. A clip, worn on the waistband connects to an iOS or Android app.

The wearable analyses when you sit or stand and analyses your breathing patterns and your posture. Your health score can be improved as you train yourself to sit better. When you stand, Prana acts as a step tracker.

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5 of 8 Beddit

Beddit

Beddit enables you to wake up at the optimal time from a light sleep cycle so you do not have that morning grogginess.

You can monitor the quality of your sleep or how much you snore. Discover how long you take to fall asleep, your sleep cycles and how long you actually are asleep.

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6 of 8 Geemarc

Geemarc Kiwibeat Music 101 headphones

Kiwibeat headphones have been designed to prevent hearing damage before it occurs. The features offer listeners all the enjoyment of crystal clear sound, without any of the associated health risks.

Engineers have embedded the set with attenuated volume to ensure levels do not exceed the recommended guidelines. This maximum receiving acoustic level of < 85dB (EN50332-2) SPL means parents will have total peace of mind and will never have to worry about whether or not their kids’ tunes are too loud.

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7 of 8 Quell

Quell

Quell is a pain relief wearable that can relieve chronic pain at the touch of a button. An iOS or Android app enables you to track your sleep quality or therapy sessions. Like the wearable CUR band, the device works by sending an electrical stimulation to the brain that blocks the pain signal.

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8 of 8 TZOA

TZOA

The TZOA wearable contains five sensors that track the environment, helping you to change your behaviour. The device monitors indoor air quality and tracks your exposure to UV light. It knows the best level of light for you to wake up.

It uses an optical laser to measure ultra fine physical particles in the air which, when breathed in can aggravate asthma and allergies. An app delivers a real time air quality report to your iOS or Android phone.

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