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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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Megatrends
11 Featured, 52 Examples:
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Date Range:
Sep 07 — Oct 09
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Featured Examples

Suggestive Weight Loss Products
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
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
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
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
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
play_circle_filled Web-Updating Weight Watchers
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
On-The-Go Fitness Gaming
On-The-Go Fitness Gaming
Handheld 'Personal Trainer: Walking' for Nintendo DS
In the pursuit of gaming for fun and fitness, Nintendo released its latest exercise platform for the portable, hand-held Nintendo DS. Personal Trainer: Walking, Nintendo’s latest addition to the virtually… MORE
Virtual Health Coaches
Virtual Health Coaches
Braun's Clever Care Medical Coach Helps With Self-Care
It seems we're living in a time where we're constantly in a rush; with our the mental preoccupation we struggle to find time for the most important aspect of life, which is life itself. Remembering to… MORE
Stick-On Stamina
Stick-On Stamina
Life Wave Patches Increase Energy And Promote Weight Loss
These self-adhesive patches use the principles of Oriental medicine and acupuncture points to gently stimulate points on the body to improve the body’s energy flow. The different patches help you get rid… MORE
Dialogue Dumbbells
Dialogue Dumbbells
Mintpass Designs Talking Weights to Help You Train
The Mintpass dumbbells are a revolutionary way to stay fit with the proper guidance of a real personal trainer. Often times people who can’t get to the gym have to be extra creative in order to stay fit.… MORE
Senior Stat Sticks
Senior Stat Sticks
The Pedomostick Keeps Track of Important Health Info for the Elderly
Maybe it’s a health thing, maybe it’s just being bored as a senior that influenced the Pedomostick from Hammacher Schlemmer. The stick looks just like a regular cane (without the hook at the top, more… MORE

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