New technologies of wearable devices are coming up. You already have all kind of devices where you can track your health issues and can prepare you to make decision about your health outcomes. Devices which enables to capture a wider range of biometric data.
“In about ten years we may find ourselves with maybe ten of these devices on our body, or maybe woven into our clothes, maybe even under our skin,” said Amit, principal and owner of San Francisco studio New Deal Design.
There are a lot of advantages. It is nice to know how your current health state is. In a report, the future of the health, it is said that 46% of people who tracked their health say that is has changed their overall approach to maintaining their health or the health of someone for whom they provide care. With these health devices it is not the information that helps, but the main thing is what you do with the information.
But it also has is disadvantages, because it does not care about the emotional needs of the person.
Some examples of health devices:
Airo is a health and wellness wristband that captures a range of data points around exercise and stress, eating habits and sleep.
W/Me uses the Life Spectrum Analyzer to detect your body’s harmonic frequency. With the deep analysis tool, it can learn the dynamic shift in our autonomic nervous system. Through the complex algorithm, it can calculate how your sympathetic and parasympathetic system is doing.
BreathResearch is focused on helping people monitor their breathing as a way to reduce stress, optimize athletic performance, lose weight and improve sleep. Their app is called MyBreath Pro. It is designed for coaches, trainers, and health professionals to be able to record and track breathing sessions for multiple clients.