Tech-Enabled Weight Loss

Electronic coaches are helping people to focus on healthier lifestyles

Implications - New electronics and gadgets are being invented daily with the intention of solving the health problems associated with the obesity epidemic.
Of course, this is a concept that can easily extend beyond weight loss. Anything that can help people set goals and motivate the achievement of those goals could be extended to other industries.
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Suggestive Weight Loss Products - Is the Shake Weight Real, or Just a Well-Executed Hoax?
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Warm 7,648 Clicks Pub: Jul 31, 09
Suggestive Weight Loss Products
Is the Shake Weight Real, or Just a Well-Executed Hoax?
The Shake Weight is one of those products that is so ridiculous, it just might be real. This vibrating dumbbell is touted as the way to tone arms into shape in just six minutes. Sound good? Watch the infomercial… [More]
Cellular Coach - "Fitness Phone" For Weight Loss, Halitosis Management
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Average 4,932 Clicks Pub: Oct 5, 07
Cellular Coach
"Fitness Phone" For Weight Loss, Halitosis Management
If the reflection in the mirror of your ever-expanding waist line wasn't depressing enough, now a new mobile, the "Fitness Phone," will leave you second guessing that tub of Ben & Jerry's. The phone from… [More]
Diet Dog - Robotic Weight Loss Coach
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Mild 5,459 Clicks Pub: Sep 11, 07
Diet Dog
Robotic Weight Loss Coach
The geniuses at MIT are helping those who have a little trouble shedding pounds. They've come up with a sociable robot dog to help coach you slim. The electronic coach is designed to work as a motivator… [More]
Palm-Sized Physicals - The Body Check Ball Measures your Health in an Instant
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Mild 4,948 Clicks Pub: May 15, 09
Palm-Sized Physicals
The Body Check Ball Measures your Health in an Instant
The Body Check Ball is basically a physical that you can hold in the palm of your hands. To use it, place your hands on either side and the ball will send a small current through your body, instantly measuring… [More]
Fitness Desks - The Steelcase Sit-to-Walkstation Comes With Built-In Treadmill
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Mild 32,442 Clicks Pub: Jun 10, 09
Fitness Desks
The Steelcase Sit-to-Walkstation Comes With Built-In Treadmill
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle for the on-the-go office workers has always been tough. The Sit-to-Walkstation from Steelcase is a 2-in-1 workstation that allows users to walk, stand or sit while on the… [More]
Web-Updating Weight Watchers - The WiFi Body Scale Automatically Posts Your Weight Online
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Average 6,427 Clicks Pub: Oct 1, 09
Web-Updating Weight Watchers
The WiFi Body Scale Automatically Posts Your Weight Online
The WiFi Body Scale by Withings does everything you would expect out of am ordinary scale. The only difference is this scale has a WiFi feature. That means the scale has the ability to automatically record… [More]
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