Fitness Trackers


Links Week Ending 22nd April 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are (quite!) a few from the second part of this week. Amazon is quietly developing a ‘new-to-world’ …

Tags:Acer| Amazon| Augmented Reality| Awards| Codecs| Desktop Monitors| Fibre optics| Fitness Trackers| Game Playing| MMD (AOC Philips)| Optics| Outdoor Displays| Samsung| Smartphones| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| TVs (TV Sets)

Twelve Displays of Christmas

by Peter Palomaki

Many of you will be familiar with the song, “The 12 days of Christmas”, so this holiday season I decided to catalog twelve of the displays I encounter most in my daily life with …

Tags:EPD (Electrophoretic)| Fitness Trackers| LED| Notebooks| Quantum Dots| Smartphones| tablets| TVs (TV Sets)

How FitXR is gearing up for our AR fitness future

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Protocol had an interesting article about FixitXR, which wants to bring XR to the fitness industry. The company has developed from an earlier business, BoxVR which encouraged VR users to box …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Fitness Trackers| Sports and Stadiums| Virtual Reality

Huawei Announces Global Launch of Four New AMOLED Devices

by Andrew Fenn

Huawei has launched two new smartphones and two wearables, all with AMOLED displays. First, the Mate 20 X smartphone features a 7.2″ display with a small notch and HDR10, a resolution of 1080 × …

Tags:Fitness Trackers| Huawei| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Smartwatches| Vol 25 - Issue 40

MevoFit Releases Bold HR Fitness Band with OLED Display in India

by Andrew Fenn

MevoFit has launched its new Bold HR Fitness Band in India. The device features a 0.96″ OLED display with smart light sensor technology and gesture support. It’s IP68 dust and waterproof, so it’s suitable …

Tags:Fitness Trackers| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartwatches| Vol 25 - Issue 40

Fitbit Launches Charge 3 Wearable Fitness Tracker Worldwide

by Andrew Fenn

Fitbit has launched its Fitbit Charge 3 wearable fitness tracker worldwide, featuring a swim-proof design, a greyscale OLED display 40% larger than the Charge 2 and what it calls “the most advanced health and …

Tags:Fitbit| Fitness Trackers| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 39

Fitbit Charge 3 Has Upgraded OLED

by Bob Raikes

Fitbit has upgraded its fitness tracker to the Chrge 3. It has an enhanced PurePulse heart rate sensor in addition to the SpO2 blood oxygen sensor that’s present in the Versa and Ionic smartwatches …

Tags:Fitbit| Fitness Trackers| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 33| Wearables

Garmin Introduces the Vívofit 4 Activity Tracker

by Andrew Fenn

Garmin has announced the Vívofit 4, a daily activity tracker with a battery life of up to one year with no charge. The device features an 11mm x 11mm, sunlight-visible, transflective, eight-colour memory-in-pixel display …

Tags:Fitness Trackers| Garmin| Memory LCD| Mobile Display Monitor| Transflective Displays| Vol 25 - Issue 01| Wearables

Garmin Adds Stress Management to Wearable

by Bob Raikes

Garmin has a new wearable, the vivosmart 3 fitness tracker. As well as VO2 max and heart rate tracking, the device is said to be able to measure stress. The display is a monochrome …

Tags:Fitness Trackers| Garmin| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 15

Garmin Forerunner 935 Is Smartwatch for Fitness

by Bob Raikes

Garmin has a new Forerunner 935 training device that uses a transflective Memory-in-Pixel (MiP) display that is 1.2″ (3.4mm) diameter and has 240 x 240 pixels. Battery life in smart mode is up to …

Tags:Fitness Trackers| Garmin| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 12

New Garmin Fitness Tracker?

by Bob Raikes

The Wareable blog has got hold of images of a new fitness tracker from Garmin, which has a strong position in the sports tracker market. The band is expected to be called the Vivosmart …

Tags:Fitness Trackers| Garmin| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 10