It was apparent after walking through the North Hall at CES this month that there's an explosion of wearable hardware solutions aimed at fitness and healthcare and Nike isn't shy to continue to set the bar in this space. Nike+ adds to their suite of wearable sensors with their new Nike+ FuelBand. Using a new metric called NikeFuel, the wristband measures your activities: the more active you are, the more NikeFuel you earn. Similar to what the hardware-failed Jawbone Up was attempting to do, the Nike+ FuelBand tracks calories, steps and time your spend on dozens of activities such as running, walking, dancing through a sport-tested accelerometer. It then merges the data together to tell you how much overall "fuel" you have used throughout the day.
And, of course, the band also comes with an iPhone app that helps you see your progress, personalize your day, motivate you to keep going and share your progress with the world. Here's how FuelBand works:
I can't wait to get my hands on one to try it. More info and pre-order it at nike.com