FITNESS AND TECHNOLOGY - WILL PERSONAL TRAINERS SOON GO EXTINCT?
This article was originally written by me for Catalysis.
Even through a tumultuous economy, the health and fitness industry has shown impressive stamina in riding the recession. In fact, the industry grew by 1.4% in 2012, achieving a market value of £3.86 billion in the UK. With such a booming industry, it is little wonder that technology companies have taken note. But what does this influx of fitness technology mean for the personal trainer of old?
Nokia Reinvents Zoom As We Know It
Smartphones equipped with cameras are now a ubiquitous accessory, capturing our everyday lives in increasing quality and clarity. We’re in a time where if there isn’t pictorial proof, we ask “did it really happen?” We are capturing and sharing more and more aspects of our lives, from a celebrity encounter to just what we had for breakfast. Through our smartphones, we all carry cameras that are primed and ready to chronicle our life’s journey.
Now Nokia is taking this one step further by allowing anyone to take snaps that rival digital cameras with its Nokia Lumia 1020. It packs in a staggering PureView 41 megapixel sensor, far higher than any other smartphone on the market today. But what does this mean for your everyday snapper?
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A week living with the wearable technology future that is the Pebble smart watch.
Posing for tourists is tiring work for a lion. Mikumi National Park, Tanzania
"They call me Mr. Pig!" A warthog crosses the road. Mikumi National Park, Tanzania
An elephant feeds on Tanzania’s foliage. Mikumi National Park, Tanzania