Tag Archives: BlueTooth

Eurobike Sports Technology Things That Didn’t Fit: Part I

There’s a gazillion things to see at Eurobike, and many of them simply don’t make the cut for a bigger full-sized post.  Sometimes it’s because they are too early in the development cycle and lack full details, sometimes because I … Read More Here

The current state of Bluetooth Smart/Low Energy in sports technology (and why it matters to you)

Over the weekend a question was in the Polar/Look Power meter review post on the state of Bluetooth Low Energy/Smart and some of Polar’s long term plans for the space.  It seemed like this might be a good time to … Read More Here

Wahoo Fitness Blue SC Bluetooth Smart Speed/Cadence Sensor In-Depth Review

There’s a new sensor in town, and for a change, this one isn’t ANT+.  Instead, it’s a new Bluetooth Smart (aka Bluetooth Low Energy) sensor, one designed to track your speed and cadence information while on a bike.  Following the … Read More Here

A quick pile of odds and ends

I’ve only got a few minutes for a quick post, as I’m trying to wrap up packing for a work trip again on Wednesday night.  I’m headed back over to Paris for Thursday/Friday, and then staying around for what is … Read More Here

Wahoo Fitness Blue HR Bluetooth Smart Heart Rate Strap In Depth Review

You may be wondering why exactly I’d be reviewing a single heart rate (HR) strap – after all, they are fairly common, and all largely do the same thing: Read your heart rate.  But, while the just announced Wahoo Fitness … Read More Here

Wahoo Fitness gives sneak peak of new BlueHR–Bluetooth Smart heart rate strap

Today Wahoo Fitness gave  a sneak peak at the first Bluetooth Smart heart rate strap – BlueHR.  What’s Bluetooth Smart you ask?  Well, it’s basically Bluetooth Low Energy renamed, which used to be known as both BTLE and BLE.  Bluetooth … Read More Here

Motorola MOTOACTV: Thoughts and analysis

Last week I got a bit of a sneak peak at the new Motorola MOTOACTV sports/fitness watch/MP3 player that was just announced today.  It’s a pretty interesting device that actually seems to bridge across a number of different areas in … Read More Here

Hands on review of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ANT+ enabled waterproof phone

When Sony Ericsson added ANT+ capabilities to some of their Android phones last year, it was a pretty cool milestone.  But with ANT+ comes the outdoors – and with the outdoors comes things that are generally considered ‘unhappy’ to electronic … Read More Here

A look MetaWatch, Google I/O and Potential Sport Uses

A little over a week ago at the Google IO conference a company called Fossil not so quietly introduced the MetaWatch.  The watch allows one to wirelessly connect to their cell phone and stream glanceable information, such as who’s calling … Read More Here