Why Your Next Fitness Tracker Will Be Smarter – Yahoo News

The new devices, however, are increasingly packed with much more sophisticated sensors. Products such as the Jawbone UP3, Basis Peak and the Microsoft Band have sensors that measure a person’s galvanic skin response, which is a measure of how easily an electrical current can travel over the skin, and changes when someone sweats. These sweat levels can in theory be tied to stress levels, Ledger said. The Microsoft Band and the Basis Peak, along with several other new trackers, such as the Mio Fuse, also measure a person’s heart rate by using light-based sensors, which shine light through the skin and measure how those light waves are reflected back. Earlier generations of fitness trackers could be paired with a chest-strap heart rate monitor, which wirelessly communicated with the tracker. The new devices can not only tell people their heart rate, but also may reveal their heart rate variability, which is also a measure of stress .
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Some grow weary of fitness trackers – StamfordAdvocate

Old Greenwich resident Sarah Bamford watches as her FitBit digital fitness tracker records her steps as she walks up the stairs at CLAY Health Club and Spa in Port Chester, N.Y. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.  Bamford got a FitBit for Christmas, used it for a short time and lost interest and motivation to use it since then. Photo: Tyler Sizemore / Greenwich Time

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Old Greenwich resident Sarah Bamford checks her FitBit digital fitness tracker clipped to her waist while walking on the treadmill at CLAY Health Club and Spa in Port Chester, N.Y. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. Bamford got a FitBit for Christmas, used it for a short time and lost interest and motivation to use it since then. Photo: Tyler Sizemore Buy this photo Old Greenwich resident Sarah Bamford checks her FitBit digital…
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