Smart belts: The future of health or just a waist of cash?
Last year saw the unveiling of Apple’s smart watch, which was notable for its new atrial fibrillation detection tool.
Now Apple’s greatest rival in the smartphone market, Samsung, has responded with its own wearable health device — a ‘smart belt’.
Yes, in addition to smartphones, smart watches, smart light bulbs and even smart washing machines, you can now purchase a smart belt to measure your waist circumference every 30 minutes.
The results are recorded to users’ phones, and the company claims the belt will highlight incidents of