Sports & Fitness Tech Outlook for 2017

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For those in the medical and healthcare field, I wrote about trends for 2017.

The article got interest so we will do the same exercise for sports and fitness technology.

Sports & Fitness is a different field from medical. We see a lot of Kickstarter projects with colourful lights claiming medical benefits, without evidence. There are teams with good software but poor hardware (e.g. AndroidWear), and teams with good hardware but poor software (e.g. Garmin).

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Exercise on the go with Azumio Fitness apps

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Fitness apps aim to bring the gym experience anywhere: your bedroom, hotel room, or in a park. Choose a workout, listen to the cues, and then follow the video.

I’ve been using six fitness apps from California developer Azumio for over a year. Do they fulfill their promise?

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