*Polar* *Optical* HR – Heart Rate on the wrist

Some exciting news today from Polar concerning one aspect of their future in the wareables/sport/activity market in an interview with Polar UK MD Malcolm Douglas (partial transcript below). As many of us thought, Polar were rightly waiting to get the technology right before releasing their technology to us being super sensitive about the accuracy of…

Epson PULSESENSE PS-500 Review Optical HR

The Epson Pulsense PS-500 is a wrist worn activity tracker. It’s builds upon Epson’s own optical heart rate (HR) technology and their pedigree of watch-making through their ownership of Seiko. The genre of products that use wrist-worn optical technology mark the lead of the third wave of wrist-wearable activity tracking; moving on significantly from the…

Wahoo Fitness Tickr-X UK Press Information

I’ll be having a look at the latest TICKR heart rate product soon. A very interesting product with smart bits inside. Similar, but probably better, than Garmin’s HRM-RUN. PRESS RELEASE INFO TICKR X records up to 16 hours of heart rate, calorie burn, and elapsed time, as well as capturing indoor cycling cadence (London –…