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EA Sports introduces Active 2.0 at GDC, complete with sensors galore -- Engadget
EA Sports Active 2.0: for iPhone, Wii, and PS3 (along with centralized online hub). That's a really, really interesting lineup of products - especially considering that there's going to be peripherals for all of them - and slices through a casual-games/casual-exercise market.
iphone  peripheral  fitness  wii  games  sports  exercise 
march 2010 by infovore
russell davies: cheapfuturefashionfomatics
"This is the S2H replay; an activity monitor/pedometer thing that does a similar job to the fitbit. Except it feels way more like the future than the fitbit because it's cheap, fashiony and simple. And you they'll actually deliver one outside the US." I like "fashiony" as both an adjective and a watchword. The S2H sounds pretty nifty, too, and Russell's write-up is great...
fitness  s2h  pedometer  devices 
february 2010 by infovore
Wii.com - Iwata Asks: Wii Fit
Satoru Iwata interviews the product designer and producer behind the Wii Fit balance board. There's some interesting stuff on the prototyping process on the second and third page of the interview.
wii  wiifit  games  fitness  hardware  interface  controller  design  interaction  prototyping 
november 2008 by infovore
Dark Knight Shift: Why Batman Could Exist--But Not for Long: Scientific American
An interview with E. Paul Zehr, whose book, "Becoming Batman: The Possibility of a Superhero", discusses the matter of the interview. (is it possible for a normal guy to become about as fit as Batman? And can you maintain it?) Some smart points.
analysis  health  fitness  exercise  batman  comics  essay  science 
july 2008 by infovore
TrailRunner - Mac OS X route planning and training software for Garmin GPS or Nike+ SportBand
"TrailRunner is a route planning software for all kinds of long distance sports like running, biking, hiking, inline-skating, skiing and more." Imports data from Nike+, apparently.
apple  macosx  running  application  fitness  health  mapping  geo  sport  training 
july 2008 by infovore
Extract from What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, by Haruki Murakami | Health and wellbeing | Life and Health
"I may not hear the Rocky theme song, or see the sunset anywhere, but for me, this may be a sort of conclusion." Delightful Murakami article on running.
running  fitness  health  murakami  writing  journalism  sport  exercise  concentration 
june 2008 by infovore

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