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Using iPhones, iPads to monitor your health & fitness. iHealth.

Boot Camp feature for Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Using iPhones and iPads to monitor your health.   I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.     With iPhones and iPads in so many households today, the innovations  in the kinds of things you can do with them continue.   A company called iHealth has been focused on creating scales, blood glucose meters and blood pressure monitors that use iOS devices to track and store information.   And Director of Marketing Karyn Anderson says there is more to come…a wireless blood pressure cuff and…

“Well we’re very excited about our wireless body analysis scale.  It will be on the market the second half of 2012.  And basically it’s got all the feature set of our current digital scale, but it has 9 vital body composition data points.  In addition to BMI and weight,  daily calorie intake, but also bone mass, muscle mass, lean mass.”

The products are well made, stylish and affordable.   The current iHealth scale sells for under 70 dollars.  You can find us at BootCamp.com.  I’m Fred Fishkin.

Categories: Consumer Electronics | Mobile Devices | Gadgets