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Airo takes on fitness wristband market by monitoring calorific intake

10/28, 8:52am

Built-in spectrometer will monitor bloodstream to count calories

A new fitness monitor is attempting to trump offerings from Fitbit and Nike by automatically monitoring the quality of consumed food. The Airo wearable health monitor uses a built-in spectrometer to monitor the bloodstream using different wavelengths of light, with the wristband able to work out the calorific intake and the quality of the meal itself from this information.

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