As the iPhone and the iPad grow in popularity, more and more manufacturers are finding ways to incorporate the devices into products that we use in our every day lives. iDevices are able to control home thermostats, hook up to TVs and speakers, and there are even products like scales and heart monitors that are able to interact with the iPad.
If you’re curious about what kind of health products you can get to use with your iPad, make sure to check out our list. You might just find something you can’t live without.
WiFi Body Scale by Withings ($159.95) – This impressive scale comes equipped with Wi-Fi, so it can pair with your iPhone or your iPad to transmit your weight. The companion app, which can be downloaded in the App Store for free, uses data collected by the scale to graph your weight, BMI, and lean and fat mass. You can access the data from your scale at any time, and share it on Twitter, Facebook, and more. This scale, which is perfect for those of you who need to keep a detailed eye on your weight, supports and keeps track of data from eight different users.
BodyMedia Wireless FIT LINK Armband ($149) – This armband is designed to help you monitor your fitness level. You wear it on a daily basis and receive detailed, highly accurate information on how many calories you’re burning, which can equate to more than three times the weight loss. The armband measures calories burned, workout intensity, and quality of sleep, all of which are important components of weight loss. There’s also an accompanying iOS app that allows you to track your food intake and see your calories burned at a glance.
iHealth Blood Pressure Monitor for iOS ($72.99) – The iHealth Blood Pressure Monitor is an iPad accessory that can test your blood pressure, then track, graph, and share your results. The included app provides easy-to-read graphs that chart your historical blood pressure readings, displaying average calculations and the World Heath Organization’s classification of your readings. This is a great way to keep an eye on your blood pressure if you have a heart condition that needs monitoring, and the blood pressure dock doubles as a charging station for your iDevice.