Choosing the Perfect Fitness Tracker with Accessibility In Mind

Choosing the Perfect Fitness Tracker with Accessibility In Mind

Choosing the Perfect Fitness Tracker with Accessibility In Mind. In this clip from Access Tech Live, Marc Aflalo and Jennie Bovard discuss fitness trackers and their personal experiences with different brands. Jennie shares her journey from using Fitbit to eventually switching to an Apple Watch, while Bruce Baklarian talks about his preference for Garmin devices. They highlight the importance of finding a tracker that meets specific needs and discuss features they would like to see in future devices. The conversation segues into a discussion about the challenges of finding safe cycling routes and the integration of GPS systems. The episode ends with a preview of the next segment on a company called Role Mobility.

Chapters
00:00 Introduction and Setting the Stage
03:39 Jennie’s Experience with Fitness Trackers
05:03 Bruce’s Preference for Garmin Devices
07:54 Challenges in Finding Safe Cycling Routes
09:54 Desired Features and Improvements
10:51 Preview: Role Mobility

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Access Tech Live is a weekly TV show that explores the world of technology and accessibility. Hosted by Steven Scott and Marc Aflalo, two experts in the field of assistive technology, the show features panel guests and features discussing how tech affects people with all kinds of disabilities. Whether it’s specialist gear or commercial devices, Access Tech Live will bring you the latest news, reviews, and interviews on how technology can enhance the lives of people with disabilities. Tune in every Thursday from noon to 1 pm ET on AMI-tv or stream online at accesstechlive.com to learn more about the intersection of technology and accessibility. Access Tech Live is the show that informs and educates you on all thing’s tech and accessibility. Don’t miss it!

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