Groundbreaking Wearables That Will Keep You Healthy, Fit and Balanced

Wearables for fitness
Image: Medisana

Since the launch of its first fitness tracker in 2009, Fitbit has become synonymous with fitness tracking. Then there are others like Apple, Garmin and Xiaomi, all of whom are engaged in a tough battle to win the fitness tracker market. You need 3 things to stay healthy: Eat healthy, Exercise and get enough sleep. And, to track all these and keep you healthy and balanced, you need a good wearable device. The following companies provide stunning health and wellness solutions, and they are going to exhibit at our WT | Wearable Technologies Show 2018 MEDICA in Dusseldorf November 12-15. Please visit our exhibition and read on to learn more about these companies.

Headquartered in Neuss, North Rhine-Westphalia, Medisana is one of the leading healthcare specialists. They operate in the home health care market and work continuously to develop, manufacture and market healthcare products for the end user – so that these products can help ever more people to monitor their own state of health independently and conscientiously, to treat themselves without risk, and to practice beauty care professionally. Their products include Blood pressure monitor, Pulsoximeter, Blood glucose monitor, Smart baby monitor, Sleep monitor, Heart rate monitor, Activity tracker, Massage devices, Massage rolls, Pain therapy, Inhalers, Thermometer, Personal scales, Facial care products and more.

Firstbeat is the leading provider of physiological analytics for sports and well-being. They transform heartbeat data into personalized information on exercise, stress and recovery. Hundreds of elite sports teams, wellness professionals, and millions of consumers worldwide trust Firstbeat to enhance performance and well-being. Firstbeat as an off-shoot from the Institute for Olympic Sports and University of Jyväskylä. Firstbeat is based in Finland.

Read more Everything Starts With The Heart – Interview With Firstbeat CEO Joni Kettunen

The company has developed revolutionary analytics technology that creates a digital model of user’s physiology through advanced modelling of heart function and heart rate variability (HRV). Based in Jyvaskyla, Central Finland, Firstbeat aims to provide meaningful physiological information that helps people to improve their well-being and performance.

Did you know that 95% of all recreational athletes simply just run past their fitness goal? They train with rules of thumb, inaccurate measurement methods and usually in excessively high pulse areas. Keeping that in mind, Dynostics has created a system for performance and metabolism analysis. Dynostics enables an effective and holistic body management: The smart performance and metabolic analysis ensures optimal training and tailor-made nutrition based on their individual pulse values. The sports scientist and sports therapist Manfred Günther has analyzed the performance and the metabolism of more than 20,000 people in his diagnostic centers. Based on these empirical values, he continuously developed the performance diagnostics further. With his expertise, he provided important momentum in developing DYNOSTICS so that now all recreational athletes can efficiently train according to individual heart rate values – a long overdue step with great potential for a new training standard. Dynostics is based in Bad Wörishofen, Germany.

While working out in a gym or at home, we always prefer to have a coach by our side. A coach standing beside can constantly keep me up to date on what habits I could improve in order to help me keep a healthy life. Lumafit does just that! It’s an interactive fitness coach app designed to motivate you and get you fit in real-time. Lumafit automatically tracks your cardio sessions, at the gym, at home or out on a run. Based on a fitness test, the Lumafit coach recommends workouts and schedules and tracks your routine. The Lumafit earbud can be synchronized with the Lumafit app that delivers features, such as Accurate Heart Rate and Calorie Burn, Cardio Gym Session, Interactive Boot Camp, Real Time Graphs and many more.

Hochuen is one of the largest OEM/ODM manufacturers of medical disposables and wearables in China with 3500 employees. They are specialized in precision die-cutting, lamination, injection molding, microfluidic cartridges, blister packing, plastic bonding, CNC/laser machining, printing, packaging, soft goods manufacturing, wearable devices and electronic accessories manufacturing. The company is headquartered in Arcadia, California.

Wearables for fitness
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