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Bosch wants to take fitness trackers to the next level with its new AI chip

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Bosch's new AI chip can automatically detect your workout and even learn new ones. What you need to know Bosch has launched a new AI chip for fitness trackers that can automatically detect workouts as they're being performed. The new BHI260AP sensor can even learn new workouts based on user input. Since the AI is on the sensor, the information doesn't have to be bounced to the cloud. Working out may not have been as easy this year amid a global pandemic, but for those of you who try to keep up with your fitness routines amid the turmoil, or are just interested in getting into one, having the right fitness tech can really enhance the experience. It's always nice to be able to keep track of your workouts, whether it's a run or weightlifting. Bosch Sensortec designs sensors based on microelectromechanical (MEMS) systems used in products like VR headsets, drones, wearables, and more. The latest sensor, BHI260AP, aims to take fitness trackers a step further by

Are Smartphones Making Wearable Fitness-Trackers Extinct?

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Fitness Trackers, such as the Fitbit or jaw, are the most popular for those health conscious accessories, but its days may be numbered.  Many next-generation smartphones are shipping with the ability to follow steps, calories, heart rate and more, which industry experts say could make the followers of fitness obsolete. New phones from Samsung, as the Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 4 come with S Health, an application Fitness- and health monitoring that has all the capabilities of a crawler based on the wrist. LG has a similar application, LG Health, on your phone G3, and smartphone maker HTC has partnered with Fitbit in its latest flagship phone, the M8, which provides users with fitness-tracking functions like. The tracker fitness business is booming and is now a $ 330 million industry. With the features of these devices become accessible to everyone with a smartphone, that number will continue to grow, says Pankaj Kedia, senior director of product management for Qualcomm, man

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