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Gyroscope
For quantified self geeks, this is pretty slick looking, the continuation of AprilZero
personal  fitness  health  tracking  activity  monitoring  service  Delicious 
march 2015 by asteroza
InteraXon - Thought-controlled computing - Interaxon
Makes of the Muse, a brainwave sensor bluetooth headband that works with a smartphone. Currently, it is just sending the brainwave sensor data to the phone, which processes it to detect certain states. Eventually, they want to move into brainwave analysis sufficient to allow "mind controlled" smartphones via the headband. Not a licensee of NueroSky...
headgear  headset  hardware  android  neural  mac  remote  computing  SDK  sensor  neuroscience  brainwave  wireless  iPhone  software  headband  Muse  InteraXon  EEG  mind  medicine  brain  activity  control  tought  windows  OSX  linux  health  analytics  EKG  bluetooth  mental  HCI  smartphone  devices  iOS  electronics  mobile  Delicious 
december 2012 by asteroza
Misfit Shine: an elegant, wireless activity tracker | Indiegogo
I really want to know the trick they use to sync with an iPhone. It's wireless, and works in airplane mode, so no RF. Which basically comes down to some sort of buzzer transducer trick using audio encoding, or some sort of trick involving the capacitive screen of the phone itself interacting with the tracker.
sync  iPhone  IndieGoGo  goal  medicine  health  devices  electronics  hardware  tracker  activity  shine  Delicious 
november 2012 by asteroza
polargofit.com
Kinda creepy privacy invasion here, since kids aren't really given an opportunity to not consent to medical and activity monitoring. Ostensibly used to combat childhood obesity by monitoring overall physical activity and length of moderate as well as vigorous physical activity (with goal monitoring and visual feedback on exercise goals), and I think a step counter. But like all privacy invasions, it is the slippery slope of indoctrination to monitoring that is the problem here, as well as the classic "Think of the Children" excuse.
child  physical  activity  exercise  step  counter  monitor  monitoring  sensor  bracelet  watch  hardware  electronics  devices  medicine  health  privacy  Delicious 
january 2012 by asteroza
Official Gmail Blog: Detecting suspicious account activity
I wonder why they stopped at general region? If they have a subscription to the MaxMind geoIP database, they can get some pretty accurate information in theory. Offer a drilldown link to see estimated location, with a note that the exact location is as accurate as the database (which could be pretty off if it is showing an ISP's corp HQ address). Maybe use some javascript feelers to try to detect reflector proxy usage when someone is trying to mask their IP/location (custom DNS queries/access, since DNS commonly leaks?)
google  suspicious  account  activity  geoIP  security  warning  gmail  Delicious 
march 2010 by asteroza

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