Consumer Electronics Show is a tech smorgasbord. Here are nine products that attest to the show's overwhelming variety.
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Valencell's PerformTek biometric system records health and fitness data that ranges from heart rate and speed to the number of calories burned. Licensable to integrate with earbuds, the technology will allow portable music players to provide gym-goers with not only a soundtrack, but also a series of assessments about their performance. Captured data can synch to a smartphone app in real time, which should make tracking progress easy, and armbands and wrist devices are on the Valencell roadmap. The first products should hit the market in Q1.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
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