Fitbit uses machine learning to give sleep insights with new Alta HR
Fitbit's latest fitness wristband -- the Alta HR -- will be the first to have the new Sleep Insights and Sleep Stages features. Both features use machine learning to track your sleep stages and recommend how to improve your sleep. The post Fitbit uses machine learning to give sleep insights with new Alta HR appeared first on Digital Trends....
Nokia rebranding every single Withings device
A whole bunch of new Nokia-branded products will be appearing on store shelves soon, thanks to their deal with Withings. One brand bought the other, and now the products we’ve reviewed over the past several years will be coming with a Nokia brand instead of Withings’. This re-branding will take place in the summer of 2017 alongside a major update … Continue reading...
Oculus Rift still facing issues with room-scale tracking, but a fix is on the way
Oculus offers additional sensor options that provide for tracking significantly larger rooms with its Rift virtual reality system, but the company acknowledges that solution has been running into some problems. The post Oculus Rift still facing issues with room-scale tracking, but a fix is on the way appeared first on Digital Trends....
Can my phone be tracked?
Absolutely yes, your smartphone can be tracked – the question we should be asking is: what can we do about it? Today we’re going to run down several easy ways in which we can see our phone being tracked, first of all. Then we’re going to shut down this tracking in a few easy steps. It’s really not too big … Continue reading...
Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatch comes in small and ultra-rugged styles
Navigation and tracking experts Garmin are back at CES 2017 to unveil the latest additions to their popular Fenix line of wearables: the Fenix 5 multi-sport GPS watch. While the new models include many of the same activity and fitness tracking features as before, the Fenix 5 line comes in three different sizes, including a small version designed to be … Continue reading...
TrackR pixel and wallet 2.0 shrink tracking devices for CES 2017
Location tag company TrackR has outed its latest, smallest, and most affordable trackers yet, the TrackR pixel and TrackR wallet 2.0. Revealed ahead of CES 2017 this week, the two new gadgets each use Bluetooth to link to a nearby smartphone. If you walk away from your keys, or can’t find your TV remote, or have lost your wallet between … Continue reading...
Garmin Vivofit 3 review
Garmin’s Vivofit 3 is a return to simpler fitness band days, with a few substantial upgrades. The post Garmin Vivofit 3 review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Patent suggests Microsoft’s next HoloLens could tell where you’re looking
Microsoft is demonstrating a newfound interest in eye-tracking tech for head-mounted displays (HMDs). By tapping into the power of waveguides, a future rendition of HoloLens may follow your peepers even if you're wearing glasses. The post Patent suggests Microsoft’s next HoloLens could tell where you’re looking appeared first on Digital Trends....
Smartsuit Pro is a motion capture studio in one outfit
If you have played a modern video game or seen any movies with CGI characters, you have seen the results of motion capture. This is where the motion of an actor is captured and put into the game or movie. This sort of process requires some tech to pull off and a company called Rokoko has a new motion capture … Continue reading...
Estimote uses their new mesh network of BLE beacons to decorate a yuletide tree
 Everyone knows the holiday season means three things: family, friends, and interconnected low-energy Bluetooth devices connected using a simple mesh network. Estimote, a beacon company, has given us the last thing by creating a small mesh network of wireless beacons that they proceed to hang on a Christmas tree. The new beacons run Bluetooth Low Energy and connect to each other automatically.… Read More ...
Beddit 3 knows if you’ve been sleeping. It knows if you’re awake.
 Jolted into existence with a $500,000 Indiegogo campaign back in 2013, followed by a version 2 that was sold in Apple Stores all over the world, Beddit is back with a third generation of its popular addition to the Quantified Self movement: sleep tracking. The product went on sale in September and immediately sold out, and the company is still selling Beddit 3 faster than it can make them. Read More ...
Beddit 3 knows if you’ve been sleeping. It knows if you’re awake.
 Jolted into existence with a $500,000 Indiegogo campaign back in 2013, followed by a version 2 that was sold in Apple Stores all over the world, Beddit is back with a third generation of its popular addition to the Quantified Self movement: sleep tracking. The product went on sale in September and immediately sold out, and the company is still selling Beddit 3 faster than it can make them. Read More ...
Period tracking app Clue pulls in $20 million Series B from Nokia Growth Partners
 Clue, an app built on machine learning to track a woman’s monthly menstrual cycle, announced it has raised $20 million in Series B funding today. The money comes from several investors with a focus in the healthcare space and was led by Nokia Growth Partners (NGP). Other participants in the round include existing investors Union Square Ventures, Mosaic Ventures, Brigitte Mohn and… Read More ...
How to Set Up and Use Google Analytics for Your Website
Having a website without having a detailed understanding of how well it performs is like working in the dark. As a small business owner, you need to understand how many visitors you have, who they are, where they come from and, most importantly, how they behave when they visit you. To find this information and …
Opera Max update adds privacy tools but annoys some users
 Opera has rolled out a set of privacy features to its data-saving proxy for Android, Opera Max. It’s now billing it as a “data management and privacy app”. The company previewed the new privacy mode last month, saying it would be starting a gradual rollout — with the feature first available in Samsung’s S Secure mode on the Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime… Read More ...
Tobii Eye Tracker 4C review
The Tobii Eye Tracker 4C is a niche product in a niche market, and it shows. Will its potential be enough to attract the support it needs? The post Tobii Eye Tracker 4C review appeared first on Digital Trends.
TVision raises $6.8M to take on Nielsen with thermal eye and emotion tracking tech
 Another startup out of MIT built on computer vision and focused on eye-tracking technology has raised funding to build out its business: Boston-based TVision Insights, which tracks who is watching what on TV and how they are reacting to it, and then works with advertisers and broadcasters to provide them with that data to have better insights into their programming, has raised $6.8… Read More ...
Delta’s app now offers a map view so you can watch your bags go AWOL in real-time
Delta has been helping its passengers to track their checked luggage from airport to airport for a while now. Now the feature includes a map to let you know its real-time location – and so you can be sure it's arrived at the same airport as you. The post Delta’s app now offers a map view so you can watch your bags go AWOL in real-time appeared first on Digital Trends....
Research says fitness trackers are ineffective at weight loss
We’ve all seen the marketing materials and heard the spiels. Today’s generation of wearable devices, from fitness trackers to smartwatches with health-related features, can help you keep a healthy lifestyle and even lose weight along the way. But according to a two-year study that was started way back in 2010, that isn’t exactly the case. In fact, they might actually … Continue reading...
Eyes on you: Cadillac eye-tracking tech will wake you up or pull you over
GM Super Cruise option offered first for 2017 Cadillac CT6 alerts you via OnStar if you don't watch the road. Hands on the wheel and eyes on the road or the system will pull over to the side of the road and stop if you don't respond to alerts. The post Eyes on you: Cadillac eye-tracking tech will wake you up or pull you over appeared first on Digital Trends....