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The Basis Band packs a bevy of sensors (pictures)

The $199 Basis Band from Basis Science features a pedometer, heart rate monitor, and even has ways to measure skin temperature and your sweat level.

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Brian Bennett
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A watch that eyes your heart

LAS VEGAS--The Basis Band isn't just a digital watch, it's a heart rate monitor too.
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Log every step

With an onboard accelerometer, the Basis Band functions as a pedometer to record how many steps you take. It also can automatically asses the length and quality of your sleep.
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Strap on some sensors

On the back of the Basis Band is an array of sensors including two LEDs for measuring heart rate.
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More physical keys on the side

On the right side of the Basis Band are additional physical controls.
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Watch your calories

The Basis Band figures out how many calories you've burned based on your movements.
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