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Lumafit: Heart rate in an ear (photos)

Lumafit puts a fitness tracker and heart rate monitor on your ear. Check it out for yourself.

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Lumafit, launching later this year, is an ear-worn fitness tracker that also checks continuous heart rate. Its Kickstarter pre-order price is $99.

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The two-part device has a motion-sensing accelerometer, and also a clip that reads heart rate through the earlobe.

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It lasts six hours on a charge, and pairs with Android and iOS device.

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A stress-reducing app focuses on breathing exercises to control heart rate, using continuous readings as a form of feedback.

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The fitness app aims to work with exercises that don't normally work with wrist-worn fitness bands.

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How Lumafit fits into an ear.

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A glimpse of the app's graphic design.

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Lumafit measures head positioning for exercises like sit-ups.

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A visual concept of the types of data Lumafit could collect.

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