Preventative Tracking

Wearables focused on non-fitness health have a more preparatory goal

Implications - The rise of fitness trackers marks a society-wide focus on productivity; however, as the health wave grows, consumers focus more on prevention. This has resulted in wearables designed to detect potential health risks, placing physical activity second to general health. This speaks to a shift in priorities regarding health.
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Warm 755 Clicks Pub: Jan 21, 16
Health-Predicting Wearables
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Warm 599 Clicks Pub: Dec 21, 15
Diet Plan Fitness Trackers
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This Year and Mild 193 Clicks Pub: Feb 5, 16
Glucose-Monitoring Contacts
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Mild 1,230 Clicks Pub: Nov 16, 15
3D-Printed Breathing Monitors
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